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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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Dolma, Yaprakes, Stuffed grape leaves

Stuffed Grape Leaves (Yaprakes or Dolma)

February 6, 2014 | 5 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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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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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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I have a childhood memory of seeing stuffed zucchini (or courgette as it was called back there) on TV and being enamoured by the dish. Why this image has stayed with me for so many...

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Pistachio Pasta

Pistachio Pasta

April 8, 2013 | 14 Comments

Every time I step into The Milky Way in Los Angeles’s Pico Robertson neighborhood, I feel like I have entered a vacuum of tranquility. The hustle and bustle of Los Angeles stays outside as the...

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lamb recipe roundup

8 Ways to Cook Lamb

March 25, 2013 | 4 Comments

Lamb is a treat in our house, reserved for special occasions like birthdays, holidays… or the opening of a new grocery store.  Last month, Hy-vee opened the doors of their new Overland Park, KS store and...

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Split Pea Soup

Kansas City Split Pea Soup

March 14, 2013 | 15 Comments

In February 2013 I flew to New York for 50 hours  to attend the Kosher Food and Wine Experience.  As I made friends and mingled with foodies, there are two questions I was asked over...

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Schug ingredients - making green chili paste

Schug: A Classic Middle Eastern Condiment

October 26, 2012 | 10 Comments

When it comes to the kitchen, I know my comfort zone. There are tools I gravitate towards and flavor profiles I embrace, but I am always trying to push myself to create, or recreate something...

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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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Winter Barley and Potato Soup (Dairy Free)

January 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

The weekend is drawing to a close and it’s been one of those days were we didn’t really do a whole lot other than a visit to Whole Foods in the morning, and viewing a...

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soup

Oat Soup (Gluten Free & Dairy Free)

January 10, 2012 | 4 Comments

Congratulations to Janet and Gina, winners of my Povitica giveaway!  Thank you all for your entries!  Next month I’ll be giving away a copy of The Vegan Slow Cooker. Oat Soup sounds strange to me...

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Before relocating to the Mid West earlier this year, my terra firma was the streets of Jerusalem.  I know my way around that city better than any place I have ever lived or visited.  I knew...

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Cod and Corn Chowder – A Taste of the Coast

September 26, 2011 | 4 Comments

Growing up in England, fish was served in one of two ways – succulent cod fillets in a warm, crispy beer batter, wrapped in newspaper with a side of crispy chips (fries) and mushy peas. ...

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radish in a bowl

Lemony Radish and Lentil Soup

September 19, 2011 | 1 Comments

The radish is a strange vegetable.  Crunchy and bitter when raw, soft and sweet when baked.  A great source of vitamin B6, and the one ingredient I am never sure of.  For a long time,...

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