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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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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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Gluten Free Fried Green Tomatoes

Gluten Free Fried Green Tomatoes

September 2, 2013 | 7 Comments

It seems like the Kosher BBQ festival was months ago, but in reality it was just two weeks ago that I walked through the door of our house, exhausted, yet exhilarated, after the most enjoyable...

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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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Julia Child's Kosher Beef Bourguignon

Julia Child’s Kosher Beef Bourguignon

August 15, 2013 | 8 Comments

Julia Child had an amazing way with food, pushing the culinary envelope and social norms.  At a time when convenience foods were on the rise in North America, Julia passionately shared her love for real...

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Bourbon Brown Sugar Salmon feature photo

Bourbon & Brown Sugar Marinated Salmon

July 8, 2013 | 5 Comments

I’m out in Seattle this week, attending a conference and Seattle native, Melinda Strauss of Kitchen Tested has kindly stepped up to the plate to share a recipe with us today. One thing that Melinda...

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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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Pistachio Pasta

Pistachio Pasta

April 8, 2013 | 14 Comments

Every time I step into The Milky Way in Los Angeles’s Pico Robertson neighborhood, I feel like I have entered a vacuum of tranquility. The hustle and bustle of Los Angeles stays outside as the...

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dukkah recipe guest post by Ronnie Fein

Home Made Dukkah Recipe

March 7, 2013 | 18 Comments

Offer me dukkah or candy, and I will take the dukkah.  I have been using this ingredient in everything since I bought out the entire supply at my local Trader Joes, and between you and...

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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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Homemade Taco Seasoning

Homemade Taco Seasoning & Vegetarian Tacos

January 15, 2013 | 14 Comments

A couple of months ago, I learned Mrs Smith was to retire.  Mrs Smith taught me when I was young, perhaps five or six years old, and not for more than a year or two...

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dukka salmon with crispy skin

Dukkah Crusted Salmon

January 3, 2013 | 28 Comments

This wasn’t a planned recipe.  This was a late night dinner that happened to be awesome.  Wednesday night is usually grocery night in our home, and this week was no exception.  Somewhere between an emergency...

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When Chef Michael Symon featured Farmer's Ground Polenta on "Symon's Suppers" a few weeks back, I knew I had to make polenta from scratch.  In the show, Symon buys the freshly ground corn meal from...

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Sweet Potato Latkes

Indian Spiced Sweet Potato Latkes

December 12, 2012 | 7 Comments

Food is incredibly influential.  At the best of times, cuisine can unite families, communities and even nations, keeping memories and traditions alive for hundreds of years.  At other times, the things we do (or don’t)...

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Kedgeree

Kedgeree – Creamy Rice with Smoked Fish

November 4, 2012 | 8 Comments

There has been a lot of talk of Downton Abbey recently so when I saw it was available for free via Amazon Prime earlier today, I decided to watch the first episode.  Set in the 1930s, the show...

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