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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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Chickpeas #WordlessWednesday

November 6, 2013 | 3 Comments

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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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Chili Con Carne (Photo: CC Flickr Cyclone Bill)

[Recipe Redo] Chili Con Carne

May 2, 2013 | 11 Comments

In making chili con carne this week, I took a look at the recipe I posted when I was just three months into writing This American Bite. I read the recipe and I realized how...

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Deconstructed Hummus Salad

March 4, 2013 | 16 Comments

Sometimes you want something quick and easy, a short cut that will get you most of the way there.  Last night, in the midst of my hummus prep, I ran out of steam and with my...

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Sweet Potato, Chickpea and Spinach Curry

February 28, 2013 | 17 Comments

The foodie community is vast.  Not a week goes by without me adding another foodie to my google reader and swear to return to read each and every recipe.  Sometimes, it will be weeks or...

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Soaking Chickpeas

How to Cook Chickpeas

June 22, 2012 | 12 Comments

I make a lot of hummus.  I love the chickpea.  If you've visited This American Bite before, this comes as no surprise.  You'll also know that I prefer to used dried chickpeas rather than canned....

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Warm Polenta and Chick Pea Salad

May 21, 2012 | 5 Comments

Moving house takes it out of you, but in the six weeks that have passed since we saw our now-home for the first time, we’ve accomplished a lot.  Those accomplishments have not been culinary!  Thanks...

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How to Make Authentic Hummus

May 10, 2012 | 10 Comments

For the record, I can't stand most store-purchased hummus with Trader Joe's being a notable exception.  I take my hummus recipe seriously.  Five and a half years in Israel will do that to you, especially when you...

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As echoed by my WeightWatchers leader, Anne in response to my tamale pie, the benchmark of a good vegetarian (or in this case, vegan) dish is whether or not you would serve it to meat-eating...

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Hummus (Chickpea) Soup

(Hummus) Chickpea Soup

February 21, 2012 | 5 Comments

My wife made this dish first, and even when following the recipe to the letter, I feel like she has the gift of the chickpea soup, which is funny because usually she hates chickpeas! I...

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I was so eager to post this, the chili is still cooking!

Chili Con Carne – Inspired by Jamie Oliver

January 17, 2012 | 2 Comments

MAY 2013 Update This recipe has been simplified and revised. Please see my updated post for this chili con carne recipe. About 18 months ago, friends of mine from London visited our Jerusalem home and...

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