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Trader Joe Chocolate Chips Going Dairy. A Gastronomic Uproar

This week I received dozens of messages about these national news that are causing a total uproar: Trader Joe chocolate chips are going to be made in dairy equipment from now on To name just one example, here's an alarmed message  from Rachel: Worst…
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Mother's Day Brunch. Menu and Recipes.

I find Mother's Day Brunch menus quite exciting: Spring bounty, guests all ages, classic crowd pleasers, eclectic menu, beautiful weather (hopefully!) The idea with a meal like Mother's Day Brunch is to give mom a break from kitchen chores,…
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Upcoming Cooking Demo in NYC: Monday May 14th: Glorious Asian Morsels

Fish and vegetable Asian delicacies, made naturally and elegantly. Wasabi oil: pure seduction! I'll be demonstrating: Nori rolls Sea bass poached in dashi sake broth Sashimi salad Mock crab spring rolls Turnip cakes with…
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Upcoming Cooking Demo in NYC: Monday May 7th. Mother's Day

Calling all children to cook with – and for- Mommy: You will be delighted to see how delicious and healthy a lot of standbys are, if only they are homemade! Children eight to fifteen years old pay only $30.00. I'll be demonstrating: …
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Thought I'd Share this Rave Review of my Chocolate Demo with You!

From Sharon, one of our chocolate demo guests last night: This lovely comment makes my day! And I'll bet it will make all chocolate lovers' tongues smile! So: Are You getting yourself a hammer for your kitchen? Levana, I went to last night’s…
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Upcoming Cooking Demo in NYC: April 30th. Chocolate for Dinner

Did you know chocolate lurks blissfully in many savory dishes? We are giving equal time to main course and dinner. My latest cookbook is on sale during the demo, for the special discounted price of $30.00 (retail price:$39.95. Discount: 25%)! Better…
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Upcoming Cooking Demo in NYC: Monday April 23rd. Israeli Independence Day

Attention Israelis, native and honorary alike, all aboard: Let’s eat as in the Shuk! I'll be demonstrating: Yogurt strawberry rhubarb soup Shakshuka on baked beans Tilapia in tehina sauce Spinach feta cheese borekas Semolina…
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My Passover Kitchen Diaries: Anatomy of a Week in the Home Kitchen Trenches

When it comes to my Passover Kitchen, I mean Kitchen Diaries, Anatomy and Kitchen Trenches quite literally.  Let me start by saying that ALL my Passover Recipes are included in this link, ALL Non-Gebroks I have been asked countless times…
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Purim Baskets: The Healthy and Delicious Mishloach Manot with Recipes

Purim Baskets can easily turn into a real treasure trove for all of us making Mishloat Manot gift baskets. Since I only have eyes for kosher, homemade and natural, I find Purim Baskets an unbeatable chance to send a select few some fabulous…
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Taking my Cooking Demo Show on the Road! The Unflappable Itinerant Cook.

You might say I have given My Cooking Demo Shows all my life, in New York as well as around the country and beyond. Giving a Cooking Demo in a room full of fans is in my blood. You might say I am the Cooking Demo Girl. No matter what the Cooking…
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Upcoming Cooking Demo in NYC: Monday February 13th: Glorious Asian Flavors. Gluten-Free

Small costs of labor and money, but tastes like a great feast. Nothing like a great Pad Thai, the famous Thai National Dish served at every street corner. Gluten-free without even trying, and so wholesome! I'll be demonstrating: Edamame,…
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Upcoming Cooking Demo in NYC: Monday February 6th. Tu Bishvat: Cooking with Fruit

Fruit is not just dessert or snack, but a valuable part of many wonderful easy dishes. Fruits pack lots of flavor and nutrition, and are fun to cook with. I'll be demonstrating: Moroccan chicken dried fruit tajine with jasmine rice …