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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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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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Detroit’s Eastern Market. I love and admire you.

My love affair with Michigan is no big secret. I’ve been professing my admiration and affection the last couple of years like Mr. Darcy finally proposing to Elizabeth: “You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and

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Grilled Pizza with Za’atar, Tomatoes & Fresh Mozzarella Recipe

There are many great things about living Up North; the natural beauty, the tranquility. Among those great things, something important is missing. Something called Great Pizza. We just don’t have it, even across the bay in the big metropolis of …

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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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