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    Citrus Tahini Dressing

    Citrus Tahini Dressing One of my favorite things to do is zazz up a simple (boring) green salad or humble tabbouleh salad with a sultry, spicy, sweet kick. Plus, it’s a great…

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    Lebanese Bulgur Salad

    Lebanese Bulgur Salad I think of this wholesome, one pot, warm bulgur “salad” as being a suped-up version of  tabbouleh. I love the fact that this meal is all chopped, thrown in…

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    Omelette with a Turkish Twist

    One of my favorite, quick, dirty meals is an omelette. What I found most interesting living in the Mediterranean, was the use of eggs. Sure, an occasional boiled one was found on…

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    La Vie en Rosewater

    La Vie en Rosewater In the Mediterranean we try to use all natural products with a deep history of its beneficial uses, instead of relying on man or factory-made ones. This was,…

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    Pucker up with tart, sweet Pomegranate Molasses

    First published on C’ville Weekly  http://www.c-ville.com/mediterranean-corner-heart-pomegranate-molasses/#.VznbapErLIU You are probably familiar with the powerful antioxidant punches of the almighty pomegranate. Loaded with phytonutrients, pomegranates lower cholesterol and blood pressure, and increase the speed of…

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    Hibiscus Heart Health

    Since I was a child, my Egyptian-Greek mom would make a ruby red, refreshing drink in the summers. More tart than sweet, this tall glass of homemade red juice would be my mom’s answer to…