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Magnolia Bakery’s Poppy Seed Bread

Every day at work I have a mid-morning snack to go with my cup of tea (yes, I have copious amounts of British ancestral blood in me) and while typically it's two pieces of toast with peanut butter (and there's my American side for you), sometimes I like to deviate from the same stolid, boring norm (fyi, red velvet muffins are amazing). A couple of years ago I tried out a bevy of recipes from my The Complete Magnolia Bakery

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Five Foods To Try In-Peru

While its cuisine is nowhere near as famous or well-known as that of Mexican or Cuban food, Peruvian food is in one word, delicious. Save for a few "unfortunate" meals, almost everything I ate in Peru was delicious and in the months I've been back, has me constantly craving Peruvian dishes. Unfortunately for me, the somewhat classy Peruvian establishment in Pittsburgh that I dined at on

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From the Top-a photo essay

“Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, so… get on your way!”

-Dr. Seuss

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Restaurant Review: Conflict Kitchen (Pittsburgh)

As food establishments go, the Conflict Kitchen is pretty unique. Focusing on one country at a time, the Conflict Kitchen only serves the food of that country in which the United States is in conflict. Its main purpose is to educate the American people not only on the conflict, but on the country itself-its people, what life is like there, and most

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Khachapuri-Georgia

Okay let's get something straight first. While many of you may know Georgia the state, did you also know that there is a country named Georgia? Yes, that's right...a country that's located at the crossroads of Western Asia and Eastern Europe and has been inhabited since the Paleolithic Era. Joseph Stalin, the ruthless dictator of

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