Latest Baklava Stories

2010-05-26 09:00:00

DEARBORN, Mich., May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On June 18-20 the American Arab Chamber of Commerce in partnership with its presenting partner Ford Motor Company will transform 14 blocks on Warren Avenue (between Schaefer and Warren) into the largest Arab-American celebration in the nation. The 15th Annual Dearborn Arab International Festival is a free family-centered cultural celebration nestled in an old-world neighborhood bustling in ethnic pride and entrepreneurial spirit. The...

2009-11-18 04:00:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinbad Sweets (www.sinbadsweets.com/) is now offering handmade treats perfect for holiday gift giving and parties, starting at $16.95, including free UPS ground shipping. Based in Northern California, Sinbad Sweets offers hand-crafted pastries including baklava, macaroons and nut tarts. The company's artisan bakers are renowned for their blending of Mediterranean spices, nuts, and honey, combined with wholesome ingredients, inside layers of flakey fillo...

2009-04-21 07:08:00

PHILADELPHIA, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Listen Up America! President Obama knows what he's doing when it comes to the economy, but he's a bit of a picky eater when it comes to his veggies. Unlike former President George W. Bush, Obama likes his broccoli, but when it comes to Mother Nature's springtime darling, asparagus, he'll only eat it if nothing else is available. On the heels of an organic vegetable garden being planted on the White House lawn and in celebration of Earth Day,...

2008-10-01 21:00:15

By Kristofer Noceda CASTRO VALLEY -- A taste of Greece will hit the streets this weekend during the 37th annual Greek Festival. The three-day program is organized by the Resurrection Greek Orthodox Church and will feature fresh-cooked Greek food, live music, dancing and entertainment. "We want to introduce the community to the Greek culture and our church," said Malena Adzich, festival chairwoman. Resurrection is located at 20104 Center St. and tours will be available during the...

2008-07-13 06:00:18

By Leann Junker, Tribune-Review, Greensburg, Pa. Jul. 13--Good food, lively dancing and 30 years of memories will be celebrated during the annual Greek Food Festival. Festival hours are 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. July 20 at St. Spyridon Church, located off Reeves Avenue in Monessen. Mary Elenitsas, publicity chairman, promises all the food is homemade. "It's all prepared here," she said, sitting in the spacious banquet facility. She emphasized...

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  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
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