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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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Eight Travel Tips for the Healthy Foodie

8 Travel Tips for the Healthy Foodie

June 3, 2013 | 14 Comments

May was one busy month.  My wife and I both had business-related travel that sent her to New York for a weekend and me to Dallas for two days.  As a family we visited friends...

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stuffed turkey breast

Apricot-Quinoa Stuffed Turkey Breast

April 18, 2013 | 19 Comments

The last time I cooked with and wrote about KOL Foods I made a lamb wellington which proved to be very popular with our dinner guests and everyone that read the post.  The dish was a...

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I am a little obsessed with my brand new Falcon Enamel cookware. Everything I cook in this bake set has an authentic farm-to-table feel about it that can only come from cook ware made with...

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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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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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Vegetarian Chili with Black Beans and Corn

Vegetarian Chili with Black Beans and Corn

January 10, 2013 | 29 Comments

When I think of chili, I typically think the heavy dish of red kidney beans and ground beef that is a meal in itself, but we’ll all too often ladle over a hot dog or...

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When I think of the local kosher deli, my mind wonders to the world of black and white photography where I find an elderly couple, so deep in love and wise from their years together,...

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grapefruit ceviche

Grapefruit Ceviche

September 13, 2012 | 6 Comments

September is really the month of celebration in our home now.  Our baby girl arrived two weeks before our fourth wedding anniversary, and later this month, This American Bite will celebrate it's first birthday.  Over the...

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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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Turkey Mushroom Soup

November 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

I’m not much of a fan of summer.  I don’t sleep well, I sweat, I dehydrate, and my electricity bills are through the roof from running AC.  We are raised to look forward to summer,...

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Jamie Oliver's Sweet Leek and Turkey Pie

Turkey and Leek Pie, inspired by Jamie Oliver

November 8, 2011 | 4 Comments

Turkey's are big. More often than not, there's more leftover turkey than you want to see. Our 25lb bird is a little big and there's limit to the number of turkey sandwiches, turkey salad and...

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