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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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Today’s post comes to you from New York City.  I’m on the East Coast for this year’s Kosher Food and Wine Experience and if it’s anything like last year’s event, it really will be a...

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There’s a beauty about the Pacific Northwest that lends itself to it’s food.  The climate brings out the best in the produce, the ocean offers fresh fish and the people are as friendly as they...

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Dolma, Yaprakes, Stuffed grape leaves

Stuffed Grape Leaves (Yaprakes or Dolma)

February 6, 2014 | 4 Comments

The word of the week is overwhelmed.  I’m not sure if it was the project at work that took an intense amount of time and energy, the 12 inches of snow, or the fact that there...

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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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Salmon with dill and lemons

15 Minute Salmon

December 10, 2013 | 12 Comments

Sometimes you need a quick and easy main dish for dinner.  Sometimes you forget that you have no plans for Shabbat (the sabbath, on which we do not cook) lunch until an hour before sundown on Friday...

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Winter Soup Recipes

11 Soups to Love this Winter

November 7, 2013 | 7 Comments

One of the many things I love about this time of year is the chance to eat soup.  Daily.  The weather cools and the soup can warm you from the inside.  My go-to crock pot...

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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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It’s amazing to think that this year our little man completed another year of preschool and the summer schedule of play dates, activities, visitors and Camp Mama is about to begin.  One of the highlights of...

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Vegan Cream of Broccoli Soup - This American Bite

Dairy Free Cream of Broccoli Soup

May 27, 2013 | 13 Comments

The I learn about health and nutrition, primarily through my wife and her passion for this topic, the more foods that I used to consider healthier choices get pushed into the do-not-eat column.  Since my...

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The Jewish festival of Shavuot (festival of weeks) comes around seven weeks after passover.  In Israel, I always felt like this one-day holiday was lost in the blink of an eye and in the US the two-day...

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Seared Tuna

Sesame Crusted Seared Tuna

May 9, 2013 | 8 Comments

From time to time I invite other food writers to share something from their kitchen with you.  Often the post will highlight a recipe that I have needed guidance on or a dish I have...

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For years, I didn’t eat lettuce.  Nor would I touch cinnamon or cilantro.  I still don’t eat bananas, yet all of these flavors are on our three year old’s top ten list.  We can hardly...

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How to Make Homemade Preserved Lemons

April 25, 2013 | 16 Comments

There are dozens of recipes in the book Jerusalem by Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi that I want to make.  Each and every page of that book inspires me to get cooking and the photography in...

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Hummus Salad

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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vegetarian felafel

Falafel Recipe

January 31, 2013 | 12 Comments

If you’ve spent any time in Israel, you’ll have an opinion on where to get the best falafel in the county.  In Jerusalem alone I had a favorite falafel vendor in four different neighborhoods, all...

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