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Cookbook Review: Baking You Happy

There is no question that more and more people have food issues, serious food issues. And, for reasons no one is certain about, the food allergies appear to be growing in terms of the numbers of people involved and the level of severity in the individual cases. We know about kids and peanuts. Suzen works…

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Yogurt with Honey and Citrus

  Last week I posted about a marvelous cookbook Sweets and Desserts from Middle East by Arto der Haroutunian: http://www.cookingbythebook.com/uncategorized/cookbook-review-sweet-and-desserts-from-the-middle-east-by-arto-der-haroutunian/ The book has inspired me to go down byways I would never have considered. Like yogurt. I don’t eat yogurt. I don’t like yogurt. I won’t try yogurt. There have been times when Suzen was…

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Cookbook Review: Soup for Two by Joanna Pruess

Soup. What does that word summon when you hear it? Visions of red and white cans, maybe blue ones? Bowls of something very watery served in your grade school cafeteria on a “bad food day?” I have fonder soup memories. In the 1970’s there was a soup and salad chain, Salamgundi’s, in California that had…

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TBT Cookbook Review: Sweet and Desserts from the Middle East by Arto der Haroutunian

Treasure. Can I interest you in some treasure? And a little mystery and surely what seems like magic. This week’s Throwback Thursday cookbook review is a work of genius from 1984. Arto Der Haroutunian was born in Aleppo, Syria in 1940. His parents were Armenian and his father had survived the Armenian genocide of World…

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