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  1. Design Mom

    Designer, author, and AltSummit founder Gabrielle Blair created Design Mom in 2006; since then, she’s published thousands of posts on design and parenting, travel, food, and other topics (from the evergreen to the timely).

    Commentary
  2. Seven Centuries of Bstila

    Anny Gaul, a scholar of North African and Middle Eastern culinary traditions, takes us on a deep dive through the centuries-long history of Bstila (or Pastilla), one of Morocco’s signature dishes (bonus: recipe included).

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  3. Rewriting the Story of the Starving Armenian

    Liana Aghajanian on the food traditions of Armenian-Americans: “Having lost property, cultural heritage, and identity in addition to the millions who were killed, food became the most transportable cultural marker that could be made tangible with the right ingredients, as Armenians were forced to migrate across the world.” 

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  4. David Lebovitz’s Thanksgiving Recipe Roundup

    If you’re celebrating Thanksgiving this week, don’t finalize your menu before you check out this roundup of favorite holiday recipes by pastry chef and food-blogger extraordinaire David Lebovitz.

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  5. Blanched Asparagus and Crispy Parma Ham with a Rocket Pesto

    Wish to Dish’s sassy take on “ham and eggs” will leave you swooning for more.

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  6. What We Don’t Eat

    Jess and Graham’s aging Rhodesian Ridgeback, Bromley, has been a difficult dog to get close to: “she’s a miserable, loveless creature with no need to please anyone.” But after a bone cancer scare, they finally figure out how to love her.

    Animals
  7. Blooming Jewish Cheesecake with Tablets of the Law Crust

    “Cheesecake is a divine reason to indulge in one’s Jewishness.” Self-proclaimed foodnik Nino takes us on a journey through religion, film, and history en route to his perfect cheesecake recipe.

    Food
  8. Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas: Summer Champagne Fruit Salad

    Nicole at Paper and Salt on Alice B. Toklas, Gertrude Stein, and the love of food and books: “But when we expand our consumption, we gain a capacity to appreciate difference in the world around us.”

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  9. Rye and Tuna Patties

    A tale of two immigrants — one Indian, one German — and how a single can of tuna can nourish the body and the soul.

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  10. New Cookbook Preview from Smitten Kitchen

    “These are the recipes for the food that makes us happy.” Deb Perelman at Smitten Kitchen shares a recipe for Cacio e Pepe Potatoes Anna and talks about her new cookbook, Smitten Kitchen Every Day: Triumphant and Unfussy New Favorites.

    Authors
  11. 15-Minute Kimchi Fried Rice

    Kellie’s love letter to kimchee will set your tastebuds on fire: “Spicy, pungent and fermented, this Korean condiment/side dish/vegetable dish will make any savoury recipe to which it is added explode with added umami and interest.”

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  12. The Greatest Soup In The World

    What’s the most delicious soup ever created? It’s a creamy seafood soup called Billi Bi, and the blog of the American Culinary Federation shares the recipe and its history, which includes American millionaires, Greek princesses, racing boats and, of course, chefs.

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  13. A Baby Is Born (Plus a Butternut Squash Soup Recipe)

    At My Jerusalem Kitchen, food blogger and mother Lauren Wilner shares her daughter Nava’s birth story — followed by a nap-friendly soup recipe.

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  14. On Similes and Empanadas

    Pastry chef and food writer Frances Leech reflects on learning, muscle memory, and the practical poetry of recipe language.

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  15. Bittersweet: From Syria with Baklava

    “Can the sweet tastes of Syria be recreated in Europe?” At The GroundTruth Project, a pair of journalists chronicle the epic journey of best friends Ahmed and Rashed — who had escaped war in Syria — and the story of the famous sweet shop chain, Salloura.

    Journalism