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Wholewheat quick bread with olives, feta, spring onions and za’atar

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  It’s funny how we tend to define ourselves and out habits in absolute terms, even though anybody observing our habits from the outside would conclude that things are not nearly as absolute as we suggest.  I will tell you at the drop of a hat that I hate sport, period.  Doing it, watching it […]

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Easy apple pecan cobbler recipe

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When I was at school and just starting to learn Rudyard Kipling’s classic poem If, my mom told me a story that tickled me pink and that I think of to this day every time I see Kipling’s name.  It went like this: He:  “Do you like Kipling, my dear?” She:  I don’t know, you […]

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Zucchini, peppadew and feta bread

November 2, 2008

Question: what does a self-confessed non-baker bake when she’s required to bake bread for a worthy cause? Answer:  something quick, nutritious, and delicious that reminds her a little of home.  And did I mention quick? Now most traditional leavened breads use yeast as a rising agent, and my problem with yeast is that it takes time.  Time […]

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