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Monthly Archives: January 2011

Crockpot Dinners Recipe

Posted on 30th of January, 2011 by Lévana

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I am often asked if I intend to write a crockpot cookbook. No I don’t – it’s not necessary: there’s no end of crockpot recipe books – but I do intend to point out what a wonderful utensil the it is: The crockpot requires very little liquid and intensifies flavors,...
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Filed under: Crockpot recipes

Beer-Braised Mushroom Tempeh Stew Recipe

Posted on 30th of January, 2011 by Lévana

I am afraid tempeh looks as uninspiring as it sounds. But if you do go past its appearance and unromantic name, you are in for a real treat: Tempeh is made from cooked and slightly fermented soybeans and compressed into patties; it is then diced and used in stir-fries, soups,...
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Filed under: Asian Recipes, Cooking with beer, Crockpot recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Kosher Natural Foods, Kosher Recipes, Natural Foods Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Tempeh Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes

In Search of Chef Moshe Segev’s Bread’s Recipe

Posted on 27th of January, 2011 by Lévana

During our recent trip to Israel, my husband and I were delighted with the quality and caliber of the food, that is, just as long as we stayed clear of all forgettable poultry and meat items. Which suited us just fine: All salads, fish dishes, desserts (even store-bought!), ice cream,...
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Filed under: Bread Recipes, Chef Moshe Segev, Stories

Upcoming Cooking Demo in NYC: Roast Chicken from Around the World

Posted on 27th of January, 2011 by Lévana

Even with all the cooking wizardy everyone seems to endow me with (thank you all very much!) one of my most enduring classics is roast chicken. You will be simply amazed how many gorgeous hats roast chicken can wear! Don’t worry, you won’t be chickened out: This is real dinner,...
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Filed under: Chicken Recipes, Cooking Demos Gift Certificates, Gluten Free Recipes, Kosher Cooking Demos, Kosher Cooking Demos in New York City, Kosher Whole Foods Recipes

Shirataki: The Miracle Noodle that lives up to its name

Posted on 27th of January, 2011 by Lévana

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Shirataki Noodles with Sesame Sauce Picture by Chaim Szmidt, thekosherscene.com Every time I come across any food or drink item that boasts zero calories, I remember my mother’s admonition, delivered in French with a scornful snort, heard all my life, from childhood until now: “Zero fois zero egal zero”. which...
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Filed under: Kosher Recipes, Stories

Cold Sesame Noodles Recipe

Posted on 27th of January, 2011 by Lévana

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Cold Sesame Noodles Lapsang Souchong is a Chinese tea with an intriguing pungent, smoky, “tarry” taste. As a drink, you will either love it or hate it, but you will always love it in a dressing or marinade. Settle for Earl Grey if you don’t have it on hand. Children...
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Filed under: Gluten Free Recipes, Kosher Food, Kosher Natural Foods, Kosher Recipes, Natural Foods Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Pasta Recipes, Peanut Butter Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes

Yerushalmi Kugel Recipe

Posted on 27th of January, 2011 by Lévana

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Yerushalmi Kugel A great Jewish favorite, and a real showcase in Israeli synagogues at Kiddush time: I have seen two burly men flip an enormous pot of it onto a gigantic counter, then slice it across its whole diameter in two or three places with a knife about three feet...
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Filed under: Gluten Free Recipes, Kosher Natural Foods, Kosher Recipes, Kosher Whole Foods Recipes, Natural Foods Recipes, Pasta Recipes, Pudding Recipes, Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes, Yerushalmi Kugel Recipes

Upcoming Cooking Demo in NYC: Monday January 24th: Pasta Party the Gluten-Free Way!

Posted on 20th of January, 2011 by Lévana

I too used to watch longingly everyone enjoy their pasta, while I watched helplessly, or worse, decided to bite the bullet, have the wheat pasta dishes and pay with a few days of discomfort. No longer, no sir! Here’s a menu that will make my point in full, as delicious...
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Smoked Salmon Salad with Chick Peas, Asparagus and Artichoke Hearts Recipe

Posted on 20th of January, 2011 by Lévana

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Smoked Salmon Salad In this delightful dish I did nothing more than a little flavor matchmaking: Smoked salmon, lemon zest,  chick peas, asparagus, artichoke hearts? Marriages made in salad heaven! Move over Bagels and lox! Ingredients: 1 bunch thin asparagus, tough ends removed, cut in inch sections 2 heads Boston...
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Filed under: Artichoke Hearts Recipes, Fish Recipes, Kosher Fish Recipes, Kosher Natural Foods, Kosher Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Salad Recipes, Smoked Salmon Recipes

Summer Rolls with Thai Sauce Recipe

Posted on 20th of January, 2011 by Lévana

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Summer Rolls with Thai Sauce Summer rolls are those delightful paper-thin rice disks that you dip in warm water to soften (no cooking!), fill with virtually anything you like, roll and dip in the sauce of your choice: I love the suggested Thai dipping sauce, but you could use teriyaki...
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Filed under: Asian Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Kosher Whole Foods Recipes, Natural Foods Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Peanut Butter Recipes, Shitaki Recipes, Summer Rolls Recipes