Tag Archives: Mint

Homemade Falafel Recipe

I’d like to get right to the heart of why, other than perhaps one or two bites, I had never eaten falafel before I made my own, from scratch, recently.

In a word: cumin.

I . . . don’t like …

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Favorite Lebanese Recipes for Fall: preserves and dried mint

While they call the recent full moon the “harvest moon” for a reason—the harvest is full-on, right—I get the distinct sense that the canning and preserving is far from full-on. It’s more like pulling the last of whatever we can …

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Lebanese Cucumber & Tomato Salad with Mint

There are many great Lebanese recipes for salads, and I am not one to play favorites typically. But then there are moments like yesterday, when my Uncle Dick commented on my post about Lebanese cucumbers, remembering the tomato, cucumber …

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Summer veggie pita wraps, and a Lebanese feast in Harbor Springs

This week is a busy one for me Up North. I stepped back into a restaurant kitchen making Lebanese recipes for a Lebanese food and wine dinner at Harbor Springs’ New York restaurant, and what a warm and wonderful experience …

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A 4th of July of July Picnic Menu.

Here’s what’s cooking up north this 4th of July. We actually have two picnics–one for the parade, and another that evening (a family’s gotta eat, right?). I love this menu, and even though none of us is eating gluten-free right …

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