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Chocolate Mole Sauce

October 7, 2013 | 7 Comments

Our summer was a little busy.  My wife’s quick-trip to LA for a cousins wedding turned into a three week stay as a number of birthday celebrations and milestones fell into place.  While home-alone, I...

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Smoked Duck L'orange

Smoked Duck L’orange

July 18, 2013 | 12 Comments

In the spirit of BBQ Month here on This American Bite, it's time for something new.  When KOL Foods asked me to smoke a duck and write about it for them, I was equally excited and curious (you can...

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Pulled BBQ Beef

Pulled BBQ Beef

July 4, 2013 | 9 Comments

July means BBQ, and in the Mid West, BBQ doesn’t just mean hamburgers and hotdogs on a grill.  It means smokers, marinades, dry rubs and smokers.  Next month will see the second annual Kosher BBQ...

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arugula bean flautas

Baked Arugula and Bean Flautas {Giveaway!}

June 10, 2013 | 59 Comments

Kathy Hester is an inspired vegan writer.  It was a pleasure to review her earlier title The Vegan Slow Cooker (or for your kindle) a while ago and it's a pleasure to be sharing a recipe and...

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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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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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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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Slow Cooked Jackfruit BBQ [Vegan]

July 10, 2012 | 11 Comments

Each Wednesday, after visiting the Farmers Market, my wife and a friend visit the international market to stock up on raw coconuts, whole cumin seeds, hot sauce and other exotic ingredients household staples that we...

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Quinoa Felafel

Falafel Flavored Quinoa Burgers

June 24, 2012 | 21 Comments

The leftover dilemma arrives every week.  Some time between lunch and dinner time on Sunday I realize the fridge is full of food but I don’t want to re-eat Friday night dinner for the next...

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This week’s menu didn’t quite go to plan. We went from intimate “one-pot” dinner to cooking for ten, plus kids and I thank our freezer for defrosting mid-week for the feast we’re going to enjoy...

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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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New Year Shoulder Roast

October 4, 2011 | 2 Comments

The Jewish New Year, Rosh HaShana, has passed, and with it, the first of three multi-day eating marathons of the season been completed.  You see, the Jewish New Year is not celebrated in the same...

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