Anissa Helou

chef, culinary instructor, author of “Feast”

Chef, culinary instructor, author of “Feast”

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With less than 24 hours from Thanksgiving Day, maybe you’re scrambling to come up with a last-minute dish to serve, or something outside the norm to bring to a Friendsgiving.

Recipes for an unconventional Thanksgiving

With less than 24 hours from Thanksgiving Day, maybe you’re scrambling to come up with a last-minute dish to serve, or something outside the norm to bring to a Friendsgiving.

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How do you condense all the cuisines of the Islamic world into one cookbook? There are around 50 Muslim-majority countries.

Roasted camel hump -- and other recipes from the Islamic world

How do you condense all the cuisines of the Islamic world into one cookbook? There are around 50 Muslim-majority countries.

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