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Wellness on the Fly: 7 Tips For Feeling Awesome When You Travel

Wellness on the Fly: 7 Tips For Feeling Awesome When You Travel

Nowadays, jet-setting is as simple as pulling out a smartphone and typing a few words, and next thing you know, you’re across the pond sipping Rosé and…

Velour Parkour Punch

Velour Parkour Punch

Author Notes: The name is my husband’s fault. He came up with it and it stuck. Anyway, this holiday punch uses flavorful low-proof ingredients—kind of inspired…

Uri Scheft’s Yemeni Kubaneh

Uri Scheft’s Yemeni Kubaneh

Author Notes: Traditionally, kubaneh is baked overnight in a lidded tin, then taken from the oven on Saturday and served with grated tomato and z’hug (Yemeni hot sauce…

Soft Tuscan Cut-Out Cookies (Befanini)

Soft Tuscan Cut-Out Cookies (Befanini)

Author Notes: These delightful, soft, cake-like cookies are from the coast of Tuscany, around Versilia, and are traditionally made for January 5, the eve of the Epiphany, w (…more…

Almond Paste Waffles

Almond Paste Waffles

Author Notes: These waffles have further convinced me almond paste makes all baked goods better. They taste like classic buttermilk waffles (crispy on the outside, light and airy on the…

Almond Snickerdoodle Bread

Almond Snickerdoodle Bread

Author Notes: Inspired by a recipe in the Simply Organic spice archives, this loaf is reminiscent of a snickerdoodle cookie in the best ways: soft and moist and tender on…

Cheesy Turmeric Crackers

Cheesy Turmeric Crackers

Author Notes: A addictively spiced take on a classic Cheez-It, these crackers get their bright color from turmeric and paprika. Add as much or as little cayenne as you…

Brown Butter Tiger Nut Genoise

Brown Butter Tiger Nut Genoise

Author Notes: Sifting the flour into the batter is only intended to aerate the flour and disperse any clumps; it is not intended to remove coarser particles that give textu…

Janet’s Mexican Pork Tamales

Janet’s Mexican Pork Tamales

Makes 40 to 50 tamales For the pork filling: 3pounds pork butt, cut into 2-inch pieces 1/2white onion 6cups water, to cover pork and make broth 1tablespoon plus…

Two-Serving Banana Cake with Chocolate-Peanut Butter Frosting

Two-Serving Banana Cake with Chocolate-Peanut Butter Frosting

Author Notes: This recipe is from my book Sweet and Simple: Dessert for Two(Countryman Press 2017). Another day, another chance to grab the box of extra-dark cocoa powder…