Category: Food

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Syrian Bread, The King of Breads – Recipe

When I awoke and entered the kitchen as a child to find four sheets, a plastic backed table cloth, and the powder blue bedspread that had the little popcorn-ball looking puffs on it all sitting patiently...

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Kibbee Recipe (or for the Unfamiliar, Lebanese Meatloaf)

Alright Curry clan and Lugar clan … come with me on a journey long, long ago – to the Christmases of our past – in Johnstown, Pennsylvania – in the 1970’s…were there any better...

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Refrigerator Cocoa Snowballs

Like so many families, Christmas cookies are a holiday tradition in our household, and the more the merrier! I believe I mentioned in a previous post, I ask my children what foods do we...

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Holiday Spice Biscotti

There is nothing quite like homemade edible holiday gifts, especially in this day and age when it can be so difficult to find a block of time between lessons, appointments, and work to prepare...

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Fruitcake -Friend or Foe

When I hear the word fruitcake, two vivid images come to mind. The first one is the solid, square brick of a fruitcake that comes in a plastic-lined paper box that is sold in...

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Gobs … You Know You’re from Western Pennsylvania if …

Johnstown, Pennsylvania – my hometown – is known for many things. There are the beautiful rolling mountains; its world famous floods of 1889, 1936, and 1977; Glosser Brothers Department Store; the legend of Morley’s dog;...

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Low-Carb/No Sugar/Ketogenic (LCHF) Twists on Classic Thanksgiving Favorites

I come by my desire to feed others honestly. Whether it was the Curry side or the Lugar side, we show our love for others by feeding them LOTS of homemade foods passed down...

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Scalloped Corn – A Thanksgiving Staple

Corn is one of those essential dishes served on just about every US Thanksgiving table, perhaps tracing it’s roots to the first Thanksgiving.  Everyone has their own traditions, passed down from generation to generation....

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Corn and Wild Rice Soup with Kielbasa

Every fall, when the weather starts to turn cold, the leaves begin to display their autumn colors, and the days shorten, my husband will nonchalantly ask, “What is that soup you make with the...

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Thanksgiving Menu- 2016

When it comes to holiday meals, some items are absolutely sacred, and any changes are sacrilegious (i.e. the Thanksgiving turkey), while others have a bit more flexibility, like side dishes. Since I follow a...

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