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Matrimonial Squares, my favourite dessert

I was going to call this post Date Squares but I thought that Matrimonial Squares was more interesting and also called that by the author, Bonnie Stern….because I had to explain to a friend that a few ‘dates’ leads to matrimony!    But whatever you call them, this dessert is my all-time favourite.  Sweet from […]

I love Sumac in Spinach Salad with Dates and Almonds

I remember salads growing up consisting of mainly iceberg lettuce, cut up carrots and celery.  Store bought salad dressing.  Nothing fancy or exotic.  But salads nowadays are just wonderful.  Not only vegetables from all over the world, but fruits, nuts, grains and herbs.  And salad dressings using various oils, seasoned vinegars…fresh and flavourful.  This spinach […]