Whole Wheat Pumpkin Bars

I used to envy American bloggers for having an annual pumpkin festival, commencing just before September and lasting well into the winter. Sadly, pumpkins as well as autumn and Halloween associated with them, are pretty much irrelevant in the Holy Land, where autumn is all but non-existent and Halloween is something we read about in Harry Potter books.
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Lemon Ricotta Cheesecake

The first time I sat at a computer I could call “mine”, was when I began my legal career at that lucrative law firm I worked for in NYC.  Until then, any piece of paper which couldn’t be handwritten had been typed for me, either by various assistances or for pay. In an attempt to prevent
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Whole Wheat Chocolate Muffins

The noisy silence which struck me the moment I set foot in Sdei Avraham, a Moshav (cooperative agricultural community), barely six kilometers from our border with Gaza, stayed with me for days on end. It wasn’t until our bus stopped at an extra-long red light that I was fully convinced my ears weren’t playing tricks on me – the
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Macadamia white Chocolate Biscuits

I had no clue what a cookie was prior to meeting Better Half.  We had biscuits at home and “C” was for chocolate. Cookies were accidentally caught on my radar while we were dating.  We were on a road show, introducing each other to friends and family, when one of his (many) lady-friends announced upon our arrival at her
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World Cup Roasted Nuts

My DNA is the proud owner of dominant football loving genes from both sides.  Zayde, my maternal grandfather, a learned, observant orthodox Jew and a die-hard Maccabi Haifa fan, could barely wait for Shabbat to end so that he can turn the radio on and get the weekend’s scores.  Granddad, my paternal grandfather, was a proud owner of Arsenal
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