Blueberry Coffee Cake

Blueberry Coffee Cake

For this month’s Secret Recipe Club, I was paired with Julie from Julie’s Eats & Treats. She has plenty of recipes for a sweet tooth, and since I don’t bake as much as I’d like I thought this would be a good opportunity to try one of them out. But more about that in a minute.

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Harira (Moroccan Chickpea Soup)

Harira (Moroccan Chickpea Soup)

Our friend Stephen has mentioned a couple of times this yummy Moroccan soup he makes – chickpeas, tomatoes, and spices….

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Mulled Wine

Mulled Wine

Mulled wine is lovely, warming, and festive. I first made it for a Christmas party my husband and I were…

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Pumpkin Pancakes with Cardamom Apple Compote

Pumpkin Pancakes with Cardamom Apple Compote

What is essentially Pumpkinfest 2011 continues with a Sunday morning brunch treat I whipped up for my daughter, mom and…

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Coconutty Chana Dal

Coconutty Chana Dal

I’ve always made lentils fairly frequently, but lately it seems we are never without a pot in the fridge. This…

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Cherry Tres Leches Cake

Cherry Tres Leches Cake

A little about my friend Gloria. We met long, long ago (I’m getting old) when I moved back to Charlotte…

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Greek Pizza with Lamb Meatballs

Greek Pizza with Lamb Meatballs

Pizza is a surefire hit at our house. Zoeya is absolutely gleeful when I tell her we’re having pizza for…

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Spiced Thyme Chicken and Green Beans with Coconut Rice

Spiced Thyme Chicken and Green Beans with Coconut Rice

Yesterday evening I was puttering around in the kitchen, wondering what to make for dinner, and came up with this…

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Nihari

Nihari

I had nihari for the first time at our one local Pakistani restaurant, which is pretty hit or miss. I…

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Paki Tacos

Paki Tacos

I absolutely love Latin culture. I love the language, the food, the music, the dancing. When I met Shan, I…

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