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Braised Chicken with Golden Beets and Kale

Braised Chicken with Golden Beets and Kale

April 17, 2014 | 2 Comments

One advantage of a gluten-reduced, whole-food lifestyle, is that as I see people panic and prepare their Passover menus, I remain worry free.  Passover has always been one of the healthiest weeks of my life....

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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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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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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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Perfect potato latkes

The KOL Thanksgivukkah Latke

November 27, 2013 | 2 Comments

If you haven’t heard about the convergence of Thanksgiving and Channukah this year, then the Internet has failed you.  Just last week, the Kosher Connection linkup was dedicated to the best of Thanksgivukkah recipes and Melinda...

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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 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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Pulled BBQ Beef

Pulled BBQ Beef

July 4, 2013 | 9 Comments

July means BBQ, and in the Mid West, BBQ doesn’t just mean hamburgers and hotdogs on a grill.  It means smokers, marinades, dry rubs and smokers.  Next month will see the second annual Kosher BBQ...

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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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Daiya Cheese Baked Broccoli Side Dish

Broccoli and Potato Daiya Cheese Bake – Vegan

August 22, 2012 | 11 Comments

I've been itching to cook with my ramekins ever since that little box arrived from Amazon a few months back.  The chicken pot pies didn't happen, neither did the apple pies, chocolate souffles or mac and (cashew)...

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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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No matter how much I enjoy a salad, I can never create it.  When you say “salad” I hear “chopped Israeli salad” even though I know very well that there is no limit to the...

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baked potato and corn

Baked Potato Soup with Grilled Corn – Vegan

March 12, 2012 | 1 Comments

It’s true, I skipped a week, I’m sorry.  In the midst of the preparing for our son’s second birthday I failed to blog last week.  I have two wonderful guest posts lined up for you...

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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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Thursday night is usually a cooking marathon.  We entertain six to eight people most weekends and spend much of the week thinking of menus, flavor combinations and dishes to share with our guests.  Some of...

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