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I’ve been experimenting with braising a lot recently.  I’ve mastered the chicken braised in red wine with golden beets and kale, in fact I have pictures of that dish ready to share with you.  As...

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sweet and sour chicken

Crispy Sweet and Sour Chicken

February 13, 2014 | 3 Comments

A couple of weeks ago a this recipe started popping up all over my Facebook feed.  It looks delicious, right?  I thought this would be an awesome family dinner, but when I took a look...

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One pot chicken and roasted potatoes

One Pot Chicken Dinner

February 3, 2014 | 2 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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Red Lentil Daal - This American Bite

Red Lentil Dhal Recipe

January 6, 2014 | 11 Comments

There’s something about that Gluten Free Naan bread that I shared last week that I can’t stay away from and lots of naan means lots of curry.  For our third curry night in two weeks,...

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Sweet potato and cauliflower curry

Sweet Potato Curry & Gluten Free Naan Bread

January 2, 2014 | 8 Comments

My mother makes delicious Indian food.  She credits the authenticity with which she  blooms the spices to the Indian neighbor she befriended in the early 80s.  When we were first married, my wife asked my...

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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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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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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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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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Herb lentil Salad

Live to Eat Herb Lentil Salad

August 9, 2012 | 19 Comments

For the last ten days I have been forced to think about something that I have forever taken for granted.  Do I live to eat, or eat to live?  I've always considered food to be...

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Barbeque, as I found out the hard way, is more than hot dogs and hamburgers cooked outdoors over a disposable grill.  When I was growing up, the height of summer was marked by a drive...

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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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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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Roast on a gridle

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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