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Fresh Peach Schnapps Cake

Fresh Peach Schnapps Cake

Maybe baking cakes is part of my redemption journey, simply giving people the opportunity, ever so briefly, to allow their faces to light up and to live for just one more nice thing, like a piece of cake!
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Fruit Slush

Fruit Slush

June starts tomorrow! The days are longer, the children are out of school, the weather isn't too hot yet, so close your eyes and imagine a perfect summer evening.
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Tabouli

Tabouli

Do you ever have one of those memories where all your senses are captured? I have a tabouli memory like that! I was in high school spending a few days with my BFF at her grandmother's home in a mountain village in Lebanon, as we were in the habit of doing during the summer. We were there for the National Holiday of Eid Al Saydeh, Feast of the Assumption, which also coincided with the grape harvest season.
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Perfect Pound Cake

Perfect Pound Cake

Nothing makes a house more like a home than a tantalizing wife of a cake baking! The practice of baking and sharing the goodies was deeply ingrained in our upbringing. Mother baked one main dessert each week which was shared with Sunday company and nibbled off of the rest of the week.
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Kabob Marinade

Kabob Marinade

The weather is gorgeous! Fingers crossed that the last freeze has come and gone. So, I'm itching to fire up the grill and enjoy alfresco dining.
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Hummus, the More you Eat, the More You Want!

Hummus, the More you Eat, the More You Want!

More than any other recipe, hummus is the one for which people ask me the most. Hummus has recently become massively popular outside the Middle East, especially in the United States and Europe. I routinely see hummus packaged and ready to eat in all shapes and forms in the grocery aisles, even as little snack packs.
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Spiced Tea

Spiced Tea

It has been cold, I mean really cold in Texas this month, down in the twenties, perfect weather for a cup of tea.
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