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Everyone has a secret to their meatballs.  I soak slices of bread in almond milk instead of using breadcrumbs, others add a touch of cocoa and some people swear that cinnamon is the secret ingredient.  You...

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Black Forest Coconut Candy

March 3, 2014 | 5 Comments

If you look at my dessert archives you’ll likely realize that I don’t have much of a sweet tooth.  I’d rather enjoy something savory than have a dessert (perhaps that’s why this post was mis-categorized...

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It’s not often that I cook with “finished ingredients” like a pre-made sauce or can of soup but can I acknowledge that there are many people that appreciate a quick short cut.  When I was...

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Would you believe me if I said I have never cooked with pineapple before?  My mother’s deathly allergy to this fruit kept it far from our home, perhaps even our block when I was growing...

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Garlic Zaatar Popcorn

Garlic, Za’atar and Olive Oil Stovetop Popcorn

December 10, 2012 | 68 Comments

A few weeks ago I spoke with a journalist with the Jewish Telegraphic Agency who was exploring a healthier approach to chanukah.  I have since been quoted in a number of media outlets including The Times of...

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Bite Sized Apple Pies

Easy Apple Pie

November 28, 2012 | 8 Comments

I'm not one to make dessert.  I don't have a sweet tooth and more often than not I'd rather end the meal with a savory note.  That said, I love apple pie.  There's something about...

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Frosty Basil Lemonade

July 16, 2012 | 17 Comments

Desserts aren’t really my thing.  My sweet tooth is minimal and I’d rather fill up on real “from the earth” foods rather than cakes, cookies or ices.  If I recall correctly, the only dessert I...

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Triple Peppermint Chocolate Brownies

December 13, 2011 | 13 Comments

It’s a week of Brownies!  If you haven’t yet entered to win your Dancing Deer Brownie Sampler, the giveaway ends on Sunday 12/18/11.  For my readers that are fellow WeightWatchers, I apologize for putting temptation...

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