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Orange and Cardamom Cranberry Sauce

Orange Cardamom Cranberry Sauce

I’ve officially started our Thanksgiving preparations here, which seems really early – but we have three Thanksgiving meals to attend and so I’ve started getting things together that can be prepared far in advance. This cranberry sauce freezes really well, and since it makes a lot, I can freeze in individual freezer bags already portioned…



Namoura (or basbousa, as it is known in Egypt) is a traditional dessert made from semolina (the flour one typically thinks of for making pasta). It’s a relatively simple dessert with only a few ingredients, but it’s soaked in syrup fragranced with orange blossom water, and includes a little bit of shredded coconut, which gives…