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Healthy Monster Egg Rolls

Feeling like takeout? Save money and calories by making your own egg rolls. These are not only healthier, but they are dinner sized.  Some ended up looking closer to a burrito than an egg roll, but they all were delicious. 75 more words


Bastilla with Chicken

Bastilla is also called bisteeya, pastilla, b’stilla or bstilla.

This is the actual recipe I developed for my friend’s birthday years ago. It might look complicated but it’s basically 3 steps: Make the filling, assemble the bastilla, bake the bastilla. 732 more words

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Party Panache, Chicken Baklava

Baklava is traditionally a sweet pastry, composed of many thin layers filled with nuts and honey.  I am taking a liberty here and calling this chicken dish baklava because it is made with layers of the traditional papery phyllo dough, filled with almonds and a savory chicken filling with a creamy… 1,059 more words

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Pumpkin I Scream, You Scream

My mom screamed for ice cream…

There was another birthday to celebrate and with that celebration came another dessert request.  This time it was my mom’s birthday and her request was ice cream.   490 more words

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Moroccan Feast Party - The Food

Moroccan food has called to me over the years. The first time was actually in Hollywood. Years ago, there was a famous Moroccan restaurant called Dar Maghreb. 495 more words

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The Many Sides of Pig-A-Palooza and Phyllo Crisps

Every year for the past 11 years, our friends, the Briseños put on the most incredible party – Pig-A-Palooza.  It was first conceived of when Regina said she’d like to go to a luau.  506 more words


The Nice Jewish Girl and the Macedonian Mother-in-Law

Today is Day Six of a Nine Day visit from my mother-in-law –  and you know what? I am fine, really, I am. I am actually enjoying her visit. 1,124 more words