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My Sweetless, Meatless March



Easter is late this year. Which means Lent starts late (today). Which means that I have been left far too long out there on my own without this annual tap on the shoulder to stop it already with the …

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Lebanese quick pickles, and my mouneh

Something serious happened recently up north: the season changed. It’s not just the temperature, the coolness in the air, though that plays a part. There is a change in the color of the light, a movement from yellow to white. …

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Ingredient: Produce, the mother lode

This is the kind of post that defines the idea that a picture is worth a thousand words. It’s August and everywhere there is color, abundance, ripe flavor…it’s all self-evident, isn’t it?

But I will say just a few, if …

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A July Menu: Delicious Lebanese Vegan

A friend of mine told me recently about a wonderful dinner she and her husband enjoyed at the home of some friends. The friends are strict vegans, and so was the meal–which was a first for my friend. She wants …

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Fried Cauliflower, and this time last year

I’m thinking a lot about culinary school this week, because it was exactly one year ago that I entered the professional program at Tante Marie’s Cooking School in San Francisco. I had just left my job of many years in …

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