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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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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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WE DID IT!

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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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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Date Bars

Throw away whatever Fig Newtons you may have in the house. They cannot compare. (And please forgive the not-so-great pictures…my camera wasn’t being too compliant with me). The natural caramel-like sweetness of the dates + chewy oatmeal crust make the … Continue reading

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Pop Tarts and Pop Hearts

I promise you this is not a tribute to Valentine’s Day. I just happened to think heart-shaped pop tarts would be adorable. And they were. Technically I made homemade mini-pies since I used pie crust. Please don’t hate me. I … Continue reading

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Perfect Pita Bread (and Some Happy News)

I don’t know what it is about bread that I love so much…I think it’s everything: the taste, the texture, the aroma (fresh bread makes me swoon…does anyone else get think they should make a bakery-smelling perfume or something?). When … Continue reading

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Oreo Truffles

Brace yourself…because I’m about to use one of the most overused words on the food blogosphere to describe these oreo truffles: Decadent. It’s a word I’ve been avoiding since I started food blogging, but with these truffles, it’s inevitable. It’s … Continue reading

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Garlic Bread Knots (and Blog Awards!)

Note to self: When working with yeast, and the recipe tells you to wait until dough is doubled, wait until the dough is doubled. Do not get impatient with your incompetent yeast and go right on ahead with baking. Although … Continue reading

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Top Posts of 2010!

It’s that time of year again. The time where resolutions are made and broken, where you can’t help but wonder how an entire 365 days flew by so quickly, even though so much has changed. I’m so grateful for the … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Casserole (dessert)

You may have noticed the word “dessert” at the end of the title. Why? Just in case you’re as clueless as me. As someone who has never heard of Sweet Potato Casserole, I automatically assumed that “casserole” = “deep-dish dinner”. … Continue reading

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New Blog Design and some Chocolate Mint Cupcakes

I’m back! (again) Not only am I back…but I’m back with a new design! I’m totally stoked* about it! I think this design suits me really well, and it only took me a LOT of trial and error single morning … Continue reading

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