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Thanksgiving dinner in Cairo

  I had Thanksgiving dinner with a bunch of great people in Cairo. One of the many surprises in this place. I don’t think I’ve ever had Thanksgiving dinner ever, not even when I was in Canada. The dinner was amazing, turkey cooked to perfection and…

What Cairo looks like after heavy rains…

Puddles and potholes everywhere after heavy rains this morning, which made the streets of Cairo an even greater joy to drive on. The weather, however, is fabulous…

Very cheesy pizza from scratch

I felt like having pizza yesterday, so I made my own. I got the recipe for the pizza dough from Sally’s Baking Addiction http://sallysbakingaddiction.com/homemade-pizza-crust-recipe/ I then just topped it with pizza sauce (some pureed tomatoes, tomato paste, salt pepper, oregano and basil), lots…

It is summer in my kitchen!

One of my in-laws came to visit over the weekend and just before he left he bought us a bunch of fruits, including a whole box of strawberries; God bless him! So I juiced the oranges and stored the strawberries in the freezer where they’ll keep for months…