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And the winner is…

January 9, 2014 | 7 Comments

 Running my best of 2013 contest has been a lot of fun.  Your nominations introduced me to a number of new and exciting food writers and their websites and it was super cool to see you...

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The Best of 2013: Your Nominations

December 30, 2013 | 8 Comments

Ten days ago I shared my idea for giving back to the food community by offering one food writer the chance to win a 5.5qt Le Creuset Dutch oven, but that wasn’t a choice I...

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Chicken Nuggets and fries

Shnitzelonim, Chips & Affligem

December 16, 2013 | 23 Comments

It’s 2005.  I have just moved to Israel.  I wake up on foam mattress on the floor of my friend’s three room apartment.  A small three room apartment that is home to seven people.  As...

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Cauliflower and Sweet Potato Medley

November 18, 2013 | 6 Comments

There’s been a whole lot of Thanksgivukkah in the air.  We are on the verge of eight nights of lights, liberty and latkes and culinary minds of North America have been dreaming of food and...

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Pear Cornbread

Pear Cornbread

October 21, 2013 | 9 Comments

My previous gluten free cornbread recipe is good.  It’s my go to recipe, great with chilli or on its own. It’s traditional, simple cornbread. Perhaps that’s what I don’t love about it.  The simplicty.  Not...

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Cooking with Simon Majumdar

{Giveaway} Shabbat with Simon Majumdar

September 16, 2013 | 9 Comments

Writing about food has sent all sorts of opportunities my way.  This year alone I have had the privilege to sample unrivalled kosher wines, eat some of the best meat in the country, dine at...

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Kosher Turkey Apple Sausage

Turkey Apple Sausage Bites

August 19, 2013 | 17 Comments

Can I be honest?  I was not looking forward to this month’s themed Kosher Connection post when I learned our themed ingredient was apple, but that’s the beauty of our monthly roundups.  They push us...

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Grilled Avocado Hummus

Grilled Avocado Hummus

July 22, 2013 | 10 Comments

Yup, the latest addition to my hummus obsession is a grilled avocado hummus.  I can’t take full credit for the dish, after all, this month’s Kosher Connection link up theme lead me to this crazy awesome flavor...

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Since I shared my Lamb Wellington in January, I have been thinking of the perfect way to use this KOL Foods Kishke and although I came up with the idea of making kishke-croutons a while...

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Gluten free menu for mother's day picnic

Mother’s day: A Gluten Free Picnic

May 17, 2013 | 11 Comments

The travel season has just begun in our home.  My wife just got back from a weekend in NY and the coming months will see us visiting Nebraska, California, Texas and Washington for a mix...

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A good shawarma has the potential to be the best thing you will ever eat but a bad shawarma recipe will send you running to the hills.  Perfecting shawarma is an art that many of Jerusalem’s street vendors haven’t...

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Kosher Cooking Carnival

Kosher Cooking Carnival – April 2013

April 11, 2013 | 10 Comments

The Kosher Cooking Carnival is hosted by a different kosher food writer each month and this is the third time I am hosting the round up on my site.   The carnival is arranged by...

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lamb recipe roundup

8 Ways to Cook Lamb

March 25, 2013 | 4 Comments

Lamb is a treat in our house, reserved for special occasions like birthdays, holidays… or the opening of a new grocery store.  Last month, Hy-vee opened the doors of their new Overland Park, KS store and...

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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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Grilled London Broil Steaks

Grilled London Broil

February 18, 2013 | 30 Comments

A Jewish wedding is rich with traditions that begin as soon as a couple announce their engagement. Throw in the customs and preferences that have been celebrated by the families of the bride and groom...

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The Jewish holiday of Purim is just around the corner and it’s a holiday that I have always enjoyed. There’s a carnival spirit in the air and communities come together to honor the holiday and...

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