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Baked Mediterranean Avocado Egg

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Baked Mediterranean Avocado egg is the perfect marriage between ridiculously simple and impressively scrumptious. This breakfast dish is not a new idea by any means, but my recipe takes a uniquely refreshing turn towards the Mediterranean. Though the photo doesn’t show what is under the egg, when you dig your spoon into this tender baked avocado and egg duo, what …

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Instant Pot Fall Off the Bone Baby Back Ribs

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The lazy days of summer may be winding down but, barbecue season is still going strong.   Fall off the Bone Baby Back Ribs tops the list of my favorite meat recipes, especially when prepared in an Instant Pot.  Though I usually prepare my ribs in a smoker, I love the ease of making them in a fraction of the time …

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Israeli Lamb Rice

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A few years ago, my beautiful friend Vivi taught me to make her tender lamb rice recipe from Israel. It’s a simple dish to make and packed full of flavor and taste. Since then, it has been one of my favorite dishes to eat. The idea of having a close girlfriend who only lives two doors away and also loves …

German Spareribs and Sauerkraut

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German Sauerkraut and Spareribs is a recipe I grew up eating at my mother’s kitchen table. Slowly boiled pork spare ribs simmered in water and sauerkraut is an easy to make classic dish served in many German homes both in the United States and in Europe. Serve it with boiled potatoes tossed in melted butter, salt and pepper, corn, and a …

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Turkish Börek

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Have you ever considered where a recipe got its start and how it came to be? Take for example apple pie. Who was the very first person to ever create a dough and discover the process of baking it into a shell? Or for that matter, pouring fruit on top, covering it with another layer of dough and successfully creating …

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Israeli Lamb Kabobs

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The Middle Eastern Culture, specifically Turkey, has gifted the world with a delightful dish called kabobs, originally named Shish Kabobs. In the Turkish language, “Sis” means sword and “Kabobs” means meat. Using swords to grill pieces of meat over an open fire, this technique of preparing food soon spread to other regions and countries. As each culture adopted this style …

Israeli Cheese Bourekas

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Who can resist a freshly baked puff pastry filled with all kinds of yumminess? Definitely not me. I confirmed my weakness when I tasted, my friend, Vivi’s cheese filled Bourekas. After one bite I was hooked. Bourekas are delicious, breaded hand pies that originated in the Middle East. Israeli cuisine is famous for making some of the most delightful bourekas …