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Angel Food Cake from Master Recipes by Stephen Schmidt

Light and yet satisfying. Angel food cake was originally described as the “food of the angels” and for good reason. Airy and light, a slice of this cake always seems perfectly fulfilling. You can frost it, or top with fruit, or glaze with honey and citrus flavored yogurt as I recently did. Or you can…

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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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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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