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New Kitchen Tradition: Banana Bread Granola

Posted May 31, 2017

Too many spots. It was an unspoken rule. When the bananas had too many spots they were turned into banana bread. No matter the kitchen – my mother’s, my aunt’s, my grandmother’s – the bananas were, without question, carefully separated…

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Molasses Glazed Baked Buttermilk Donuts

Posted March 21, 2017

“Work is love made visible.” For months now, I’ve been chewing on this phrase by 19th century Lebanese-American poet Kahlil Gibran. My academic brain wants to pick it apart, but my regular self—the mother, the recipe tester, the one who…

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One Ingredient, Three Dishes: Chickpeas

Posted January 31, 2017

Chickpeas are a super nutrient-dense ingredient that needs a little dressing up sometimes. I mean, listen, I won’t argue eating a big bowlful just as they are, maybe with a little olive oil and salt, but sometimes they’re just… beans. Yeah. Barely four…

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