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Matbucha and Israeli Appetizers

Moroccan Tomato Salad – Matbucha

November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Back in April, I was spotlighted by The Nosher (thanks guys!) and I shared a recipe for a roasted eggplant dip. I remember the interview clearly; I enjoyed talking to Shannon and talking about everything from...

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Quinoa Majadra Recipe - This American Bite

Quinoa Majadra & Bob’s Red Mill Giveaway

June 23, 2014 | 42 Comments

If you want to experience the real Israeli dining experience, find a shippudiah.  These restaurants, named for the array of grilled meats they serve on skewers (shippudim) aren’t looking to cater to tourists and their...

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Moroccan Lamb Tagine

Moroccan Lamb Tajine

May 5, 2014 | 2 Comments

October 2009.  After a whirlwind summer in the States, we returned to Israel and found ourselves living in a beautiful Jerusalem apartment.  We were four or five months away from becoming first time parents and...

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Vegetarian Lentil Soup

April 9, 2014 | 2 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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Egg Curry

Egg Curry

March 25, 2014 | 5 Comments

For the last six weeks, I feel like I have been running.  There was was NY trip, then the inevitable post-travel catch up, family visited, I bought a minivan, more family visited, our son turned...

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One pot chicken and roasted potatoes

One Pot Chicken Dinner

February 3, 2014 | 3 Comments

If you follow me on Facebook, you might now that each Sunday, I plan the menu for the week.  Sometimes, my kitchen whiteboard tells me exactly what to cook, other night’s I’ll jot down the...

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Lentil Soup

Squash, Lentil & Bean Stew with with Fig Raita

January 27, 2014 | 8 Comments

This is an an easy-to-prepare vegetarian dish bursting with flavor and “one pot meals” score high on my favorite list.  The fewer dishes I need to clean at the end of the meal, the more...

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Potatoes stuffed with vegan chili

Vegan Chorizo Chili Stuffed Baked Potatoes

January 20, 2014 | 8 Comments

I’ve written about chili a number of times.  There’s my epic vegetarian chili which is free of meat and full of flavor.  If you’re more traditional there ‘s my chili con carne recipe (and I even...

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