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Arabic lentil soup

Ingredients:  1 medium size onion chopped  1 tbsp garlic paste  2 cups yellow/orange lentils  2 boxes vegetable broth  1 tsp turmeric, cumin, white pepper and salt  ¼ cup finely chopped, fresh parsley  1 lemon juiced   1 tbsp olive oil    Instructions:  In a deep medium pan, fry the garlic paste and …

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Munchy Mary takes on Fruitcake

Fruitcake – the ugly red-headed stepchild of the cake world. That’s probably because it’s not really fruit and it’s not really cake. It’s also the cockroach of the food world – it will be more likely to survive a nuclear apocalypse than you will. Seriously, fruitcakes will never die. If …

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A ‘Grinchy’ retrospective 

Dr. Seuss’ “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” has received another remake in the form of a computer-animated facelift, but it is time to examine if it really needed one or if this iteration of the now-classic Christmas tale is just another cash grab by Universal Pictures.  To get to the …

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