Classic Hummus

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There was a turning point for me, when I realized how good hummus could be. The hummus I remember growing up with, was lumpy, gritty, watery and a bit bland – definitely not homemade and most likely came from the refrigerator section of a supermarket. I can’t do that type of hummus anymore – it’s a sin and a slap in the face to what real hummus is.

My mind changed about hummus, when I ate Lebanese food for the first time. The hummus I had was perfectly smooth, like spreadable butter. It was a bit salty, savory and extremely creamy. Where had this type of hummus been my entire life? I craved this hummus for months, and Lebanese food became a regular for us.
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Double Chocolate Cookies (eggless)

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The holidays are filled with goodies, parties and most likely office potlucks. Mister had one just the other day, and while I was planning to bake him a cake, two things decided to derail that plan… Continue reading

Lithuanian Anthill Cake “Skruzdėlynas”

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Skruzdėlynas translates to “anthill” and is called a cake, but it is not a cake in the traditional sense. It is layers of fried dough, covered in honey and topped with poppy seeds. It is only as sweet as the honey! If you love honey, this is your thing.

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Chocolate Pillow Cookies

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I clearly had some time on my hands this weekend, because I not only made Rosenmunnar, but I also made Chocolate Pillow Cookies!

There really isn’t an official name for these cookies, they are just soft chocolate cookies that are super yummy and easy to make.

Maybe I should call them Chocolate mud cookies, because by the end of it, your hands will look like you shoved them in a mud puddle and went to town. I felt like a kid again. 🙂

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