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Vegetarian Lentil Soup

April 9, 2014 | 0 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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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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Scotch Eggs with Honey Marmite Aioli

March 10, 2014 | 26 Comments

Three days in New York City.  It sounds like and adventure, and with this being just the fourth time I visited the Big Apple, there’s plenty to do and see.  When I flew out for...

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Kosher Minestrone Soup Recipe

Minestrone Soup

March 6, 2014 | 3 Comments

I owe you a blog post about my trip to New York.  It was a three day whirlwind of food, drink and friends and one of the friends that I shared a coffee with was...

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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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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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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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Shakshuka - Israeli Breakfast

Breakfast Shakshuka

January 13, 2014 | 5 Comments

 Ok, so I might have gone overboard with photos for this post, but I was just that excited.  When I saw Jewhungry’s Shakshuka post, I was itching to make this for my family too.  You see, shakshuka...

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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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Dairy free mushroom parsnip soup

{Giveaway} Mushroom Parsnip Soup

December 3, 2013 | 118 Comments

 If I recall one thing from the kitchen of my childhood, it’s the red bold red Le Creuset dutch oven that graced the table more than anything else.  Whether a perfectly roasted chicken or a heartwarming pot...

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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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KOL Foods Pistachio Crusted Salmon

Pistachio Crusted Salmon

September 28, 2013 | 10 Comments

Thee first thing that struck me when my KOL Foods shipment arrived was the vibrant pink color of the salmon.  I could tell that this was a high quality product before opening or defrosting it....

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KOL Foods Herb Crusted Rib Roast

Organic Herb Crusted Rib Roast

September 8, 2013 | 5 Comments

When planning the menu for our Fed, White and Blue dinner a couple of weeks back, I wanted the very best ingredients I could find.  Our meat was organic and hormone free thanks to KOL Foods,...

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Julia Child's Kosher Beef Bourguignon

Julia Child’s Kosher Beef Bourguignon

August 15, 2013 | 8 Comments

Julia Child had an amazing way with food, pushing the culinary envelope and social norms.  At a time when convenience foods were on the rise in North America, Julia passionately shared her love for real...

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I have long been a fan of  Jalapeño peppers, and never done much more with them and roast them in some olive oil and garlic.  They are good as a quick and easy extra thing...

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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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