Monthly Archives: September 2015

Red Pepper and Pecan Dip

My husband has an Egyptian colleague who makes the most delicious Muhammara (red pepper and walnut dip) I’ve ever tasted. I have a family member who loves this dip but has recently developed a walnut allergy, so I have adapted … Continue reading

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Stuffed Eggplant 

We have had a nice supply of eggplant from the garden this year. We cook them in a variety of ways, but lately I have enjoyed stuffing them. There are recipes for stuffing eggplant with lamb, ground beef or sausage, … Continue reading

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Chocolate Pizzelle

Pizzelle, crisp Italian waffle cookies are often part of our cookie assortment during the holidays, but they are also particularly nice during the warm weather months because you do not require an oven to bake them. You will need a … Continue reading

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Garlic Shrimp

Labor Day is just around the corner and if you are having a get-together this recipe for garlic shrimp is fast and easy and good for large groups. I recently made it for a dinner party and everyone enjoyed it. … Continue reading

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