Aprah Du Zayto – Assyrian Stuffed Grape Leaves

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Most people know stuffed grape leaves by the name Dolmas.  While many cultures and families across the globe create their version of this Mediterranean favorite, mine happens to be a recipe from Assyria. I learned to make Aprah Du Zayto from my friend Suheyla – and believe me they are one of the best! Everyone who eats a Suheyla’s table …

Can I be honest with you?

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Can I be completely honest with you? I am about to wear my soul on my sleeve and be vulnerable with my words in hopes that you will hear my heart and maybe, just maybe, these words will resonate as true with you as they do with me. We can all see it. The world has changed so much in …

IT BEGINS AT THE TABLE BOOK TOUR: EDINA, MINNESOTA

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With Thanksgiving only a week away, November was a busy month for me. After the book launch on October 13th, book sales on Amazon and my website kept me on my toes. It was so much fun to take an afternoon off from packing books in boxes and post office runs to attend a book signing event hosted by JMcLaughlin …

IT BEGINS AT THE TABLE BOOK TOUR: CLEARWATER FLORIDA

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By the time February rolls around, Florida is one of my favorite places to recharge when I need a break from the cold weather in Minnesota. So, when my friend and cookbook contributor, Laurie Kerkinni, offered to host a book signing event in her organic cafe in Clearwater Beach; I was more than happy to oblige! Basimo Beach Cafe is …

Book Launch Party – Event Tickets

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Cookbook Photo Shoot – Behind the Scenes Peek

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For the past few years, I have been on an adventure of writing my very first cookbook. In July, I finally completed this life-changing journey of discovery. Through this process, I have had the privilege of learning to cook in the kitchens of friends from around the world, create and write recipes with a global influence, and discover my writer’s …

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Old Fashioned Molasses Cake Recipe (From 1942)

In Cookbook, Recipes | Delicious and Quick Recipes for Real Food by Lisa Soldo-Johnson4 Comments

My Grandmother created some of the fondest memories of my childhood. She was a real-life Superwoman, a mother of eight, a farmer, a gardener, a cook, a housewife, an employee, and a beautiful Godly German woman who managed her way through the Great Depression while still giving a helping hand to strangers in need. Through her example, she has taught …