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About a decade ago, I dated someone for a very short time.  Less than a month, in fact.  During that short period, two moments stick out in my mind.  The first is this Hungarian Pasta...

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Braised Chicken with Golden Beets and Kale

Braised Chicken with Golden Beets and Kale

April 17, 2014 | 3 Comments

One advantage of a gluten-reduced, whole-food lifestyle, is that as I see people panic and prepare their Passover menus, I remain worry free.  Passover has always been one of the healthiest weeks of my life....

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Vegetarian Lentil Soup

April 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

I get asked for my lentil soup often, and for the longest time I could have sworn I had posted the recipe online, but time and time again, I was thinking of split pea soup,...

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Kosher Minestrone Soup Recipe

Minestrone Soup

March 6, 2014 | 3 Comments

I owe you a blog post about my trip to New York.  It was a three day whirlwind of food, drink and friends and one of the friends that I shared a coffee with was...

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The word of the week is overwhelmed.  I’m not sure if it was the project at work that took an intense amount of time and energy, the 12 inches of snow, or the fact that there...

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Salmon with dill and lemons

15 Minute Salmon

December 10, 2013 | 12 Comments

Sometimes you need a quick and easy main dish for dinner.  Sometimes you forget that you have no plans for Shabbat (the sabbath, on which we do not cook) lunch until an hour before sundown on Friday...

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Perfect potato latkes

The KOL Thanksgivukkah Latke

November 27, 2013 | 2 Comments

If you haven’t heard about the convergence of Thanksgiving and Channukah this year, then the Internet has failed you.  Just last week, the Kosher Connection linkup was dedicated to the best of Thanksgivukkah recipes and Melinda...

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Vegan Quinoa Pizza Casserole with Daiya Cheese

Quinoa Pizza Casserole

November 5, 2013 | 8 Comments

If you’re looking for something as quick and easy as pizza, but don’t want to load up on the carbs or the diary, then this quinoa pizza casserole is something you’re going to love.  It’s...

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