Tag Archives: labneh

Strawberry Rose Cheesecake Recipe, with labneh


I was on the hunt for strawberries for all kinds of reasons. Number one: the presence of strawberries at the farmer’s market Up North would mean that the soil, the air, the sun and sky were, at long long last, …

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Michigan’s Smoked Whitefish Dip Recipe


Everyone has their own. It’s like Lebanese seven-spice mix: which seven depends on who is doing the mixing, but the mix is happening, everywhere you go there. And for the record, it’s not always seven. I grew up on three …

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Crustless Spinach and Feta Quiche with Sumac Recipe. Say yes to the dress.


As many of you know, I’m getting married soon. Recently someone asked when, and my response (“next month”) surprised me. It’s a-comin’ right up!

I’d say that I don’t recommend having your manuscript deadline and your wedding fall within a …

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Lebanese-inspired, protein-rich breakfasts


I’ve waxed, and then waned, on the subject of breakfast more than once here (like this), and a lot more than once over the course of…well, a lifetime. Breakfast has ruled me the way the croissant dough wants to …

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Lebanese cucumbers

My fascination with cucumbers, the small ones, has gone on for some time. As has my fascination with the English language. I was sitting in the backseat of my mom’s Custom Cruiser, probably circa 1975, when we were driving along …

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