Archive for Appetizers

Greek ‘Tabbouli’-Stuffed Heirloom Tomatoes

The first thing you should know about this post is that I’m ‘phoning it in’. I’m currently ‘on location’ in Seattle, where an epic childhood summer is being played out by my two children. I think I’m the over-worked and under-appreciated Assistant Director in this…

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Ladies Who Lunch: A Trio

When, shortly after becoming engaged to a doctor, I announced I was quitting my office job, there were water-cooler jokes galore about my becoming a Lady Who Lunches. My days would be wiled away with mindless shopping, coffee dates and luncheons in fancy restaurants with…

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Late Summer Stacks

I spent the last part of the summer driving through France, Italy and Switzerland. This is my way of bringing the Mediterranean home.

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Cebollitas

My 100th post, entirely in keeping with my ethos: A simple and easy way of bringing the exotic home.

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Guacamole, Two Ways

OK, so it’s the 5th of May. If you’re in the US, particularly California and the southwest, or (ahem) an American living abroad, you’ll probably be making a lot more of this holiday than even the Mexicans do.

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Hummus

The first rule of Hummus is that you do not talk about Hummus. Therefore, once this post has been published, my life may be in danger.

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Making Lebneh

If you read my last post, you will already have a fridge full of fresh and gorgeous homemade yogurt. And you may be wondering, now what the heck am I going to DO with all this yogurt?! Well, here’s what I did with about half of mine. I made lebneh.

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Fetziki

Dear readers, I have decided, at long last and for no particular reason other than to liven up a dull Monday, to tell you about something that is such a staple in our fridge that it has its own place on the top shelf: Fetziki.

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