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Cooking for Crowds

By Merry White

Published 1974

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Layers of paper-thin, crispy pastry alternated with ground nuts and soaked in a honey syrup make this dessert a treat. Baklava is a simple assembly job when you buy frozen or fresh phyllo dough. And it never fails to impress! It’s almost a shame to have to say you didn’t make the phyllo.

Phyllo is a paper-thin pastry “leaf” that is used for baklava, spanokopita, and many other Middle Eastern dishes. It can be bought at Greek or Middle Eastern groceries or at specialty