The Launching of the Invisible Gazebo

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  Several months ago, I had invited some friends and family for a special Passover dinner party. After all the guests had left, my sister Yamila and I got to work on the clean up.  She began to brag about how good everything was and how much she enjoyed the gathering and the meal.  She especially found my dessert delicious.  Hum…”wanna know a secret? I …

4th of July Picnic

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When we have family gatherings or when friends come over for a get-together type of event,  if it is a pot luck style, I sometimes cook the meal, and then I ask other people to bring dessert.  I don’t usually bake, in all honesty, it is not my forté.  But once in a while I get the itch to try something new.  Sometimes I use a …

Java or Chi? Take Your Pick!

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For centuries coffee and tea have delighted social circles all over the world. According to Wikipedia, Coffee was first consumed in the 9th century, when it was discovered in the highlands of Ethiopia. From there, it spread to Egypt and Yemen, and by the 15th century had reached Armenia, Persia, Turkey, and northern Africa. Then it spread to Italy, and …

Iced Rose Tea

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Here is a great recipe for Iced Rose Tea from The book of Afternoon Tea by Lesley Mackley: 45g (1 ½ oz) Ceylon breakfast tea 1 litre (35 fl oz/4 ½ cups) lukewarm water Sugar, to taste Few drops rosewater, to taste 12 ice cubes 6 sprigs of mint Fresh rose petals Put tea in a bowl; pour over warm …