Those of you who know me in real life will be surprised to see this recipe coming from my kitchen.  There are very few foods that I dislike, but the king of the list is the banana. No banana for me.  Not in a smoothie, not in a cake, not on the grill.  No thank...

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Spices and Seasons - Book Review

Spices & Seasons – Review and Giveaway

July 14, 2014 | 2 Comments

My appreciation for Rinku Bhattacharya’s cooking began when I reviewed her first book, The Bengali Five Spice Chronicles and it’s a pleasure to review her latest book, Spices and Seasons: Simple, Sustainable Indian Flavors.  Rinku has a wonderful talent.  She is able to connect the history and the heritage of the food she serves with the people she shares it...

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It’s summer time and it’s definitely time to get outside and start grilling, which is why I have partnered with KOL Foods to bring you the ultimate BBQ tour.  Today I am bringing your my favorite grilled chicken skewers and in the coming weeks the Kosher Paleoholic and The Kosher Cave Girl will be sharing...

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Cranberry BBQ Hasselback Salami

Cranberry BBQ Hasselback Salami

June 30, 2014 | 1 Comments

I eat salami one of two ways.  In my breakfast bibimbap, or with thanks to Chanie of Busy in Brooklyn, like this.  In keeping with my rant on my poached salmon blog post, this recipe is quick and easy — you can literally put it in the oven and forget about it.  Well, please set a timer.  Hassleback BBQ...

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I don’t eat gluten.  I often get asked why and in truth, it started as an experiment.  I don’t eat gluten because when I do, I don’t like how I feel.  In fact, this happened earlier in the week: Post by This American Bite. My gluten free lifestyle, just like my choice to eat kosher...

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Quinoa Majadra Recipe - This American Bite

Quinoa Majadra & Bob’s Red Mill Giveaway

June 23, 2014 | 40 Comments

If you want to experience the real Israeli dining experience, find a shippudiah.  These restaurants, named for the array of grilled meats they serve on skewers (shippudim) aren’t looking to cater to tourists and their menus are not in English, but they have a loyal following among locals who will flock there daily for lunch,...

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Cilantro Coconut Poached Salmon

Cilantro & Coconut Poached Salmon

June 17, 2014 | 1 Comments

Quick recipes are my favorite at the moment.  The kind of recipes that don’t need much prep and cook quickly.  I have a tremendous amount of appreciation for any nutritious dish I can shop for, prepare and serve in 30 minutes or less.  Especially on a Friday afternoon....

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I’ve been experimenting much less in the kitchen since our baby girl was born last month. We had the pleasure of friends sending us home cooked meals for a couple of weeks, then we ate our way through the freezer, or I focused on familiar, easy or quick dinners as we adjusted to being a...

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