Author Archives: Miss Anthropist

Dulce De Leche Chocolate Cake

*opens door* Lucyy, I’m homeee! Lucy? Anyone? *looks around* Hey, where’s my clapping audience? *silence* I brought cake. Chocolate cake. *hears whispers* With dulce de leche filling. And topping. *audience claps* That’s better! :) I made this cake for my … Continue reading

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Blogging (Spring) Break and Name Advice!

Yeah, so remember how I hadn’t posted in over a week and claimed I as back down on blogging Earth? Well… I was wrong. The reason I haven’t posted anything this past week is because I’m traveling out-of-state for the … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip “Coffee” Cake

You might have noticed that I put coffee in quotation marks…consider it a warning. This cake has no coffee whatsoever. Apparently it’s called coffee cake because it’s supposed to be served with coffee. It’s not like I’d call a cake … Continue reading

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Cheesecake-Marbled Brownies

Stop the presses! In my kitchen I have created something so delicious they should be considered a sin–but no. We’ll call it a marriage. A marriage between two magnificent desserts, and this is their one hundred percent, legitimate, beautiful, yummy … Continue reading

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Lemon Bars

A few days ago, sickness struck the house (and continues to strike), so naturally our refrigerator had acquired an abundance of lemons. When I realized how magnificent they looked when I cut into one, I knew I had to make … Continue reading

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Toasted Chicken Wraps

You: Ugh. This wrap isn’t pretty at all. Away with it! Me: But…it’s the inside that matters! You: Not if you have a blog that’s very dependent on your photos. Me: Okay. Fine. How about I show you the wrap…unwrapped. … Continue reading

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Homemade (Soft) Flour Tortillas

Recently, I’d been making my own little version of toasted chicken wraps for my brother and father, and within two days we’d run out of flour tortillas (yup, the chicken wraps are that good. Recipe coming soon!). I think only … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

This is one of the best oatmeal cookie recipes in the world. I’m not exaggerating. It makes an incredible batch of cookies (and finally something not Egypt-related, eh?), and they never last long at my house. Best part? It’s pretty … Continue reading

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Kushari (Egyptian Meal)

If you walk the streets of Egypt, you will find many street-sellers selling kushari, or koshary (too many spellings, but I believe ‘kushari’ is the most frequently used in the English language so I’ll stick with that). Kushari is a … Continue reading

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Whoopie Pie Surprise and Blog Awards!

I’m back! Late, I know, but finally back. As you guys already know from my one trillion updates, Egypt is free from Mubarak’s reign! Egypt definitely still needs a lot of work, but insha’Allah it will happen with the help … Continue reading

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February 11, 2011 will forever be a historic day! Today we found out that the Egyptian president has RESIGNED! Hate to sound immature, but OMG OMG OMG! Alhamdullilah! Just YESTERDAY he made a speech declaring that he wasn’t leaving until … Continue reading

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Bear With Me…

First of all, I just wanted to thank everyone who commented on the Egyptian situation in the last post. You guys are so sweet! Second of all, I wanted to apologize for not being able to keep up with all … Continue reading

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Egyptian Flag Sugar Cookies and a Revolution

As you can probably guess, this is in no way a political blog. I have been kind of distracted from the blogging community lately because for the past 3 days, since January 25th, Egypt has been having a revolution. Protests … Continue reading

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Homemade Animal Crackers

Sometimes I finish store-bought food just to recreate it. Over the course of a month, I made it my personal goal to finish the giant plastic jar of animal crackers we’d bought when I had discovered a homemade version. When … Continue reading

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Chicken topped with Mushrooms and Mozzarella

I don’t know if there’s a fancy name for this dish, but somehow I don’t think it really matters. Let’s just call it delicious. And ridiculously easy. This was a really nice change from our usual chicken menu, which usually … Continue reading

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