Salad as Main Course

Salad as Main Course Recipes: Two of my Favorites.

For all of you always asking what fabulous treats I make my husband for dinner when we are alone, weekdays or shabbos, the answer is: Salad as Main Course. I do hope you are not disappointed, and do not feel sorry for him, especially because salad is his express wish. Nope: In my house, no […]

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Tu Bishvat: Cooking with Fruit. Menu and Recipes

Cooking with fruit is not just something seasonal we do in honor of Tu Bishvat, the celebration of Fruit Trees. In our Moroccan Cuisine, Cooking with Fruit occurs just as often as baking with fruit, as in this Moroccan Rice Chicken Dried Fruit Tajine, and  produces countless wonderful easy soups, salads and tajines. Cooking with Fruit is […]

Recipes kids will EAT!

Kids Food: Will They Eat THIS? You Bet! Recipes We Can ALL Share.

The perennial kids food question: “Will my kids like This?” So, the answer is yes yes yes! And not only for sweets, but for dinner as well, as you will see in a moment. This baby is among my youngest fans (what? do I have even younger ones? I do! Seriously!), the daughter of a wonderful baker […]

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Our Trip to Jerusalem Before the Snow: Restaurants and Beyond

Trip to Jerusalem with our tour guide, Gidi Kelman, and his beautiful family Enjoy the pictures! http://on.fb.me/1oxZg0B We came back exhausted but delighted from our trip to Jerusalem, the last three days of sleet, hail, diluvial rains and fierce winds notwithstanding. What a shame we caught only a dusting of the much-anticipated snow on our way to Tel […]

Making Shabbos in a Jiffy

Making Shabbos in a Jiffy

Making Shabbos in a Jiffy: This whole past week was taken up at my apartment with emergency repairs, and the first time I had full access to my kitchen was Thursday night. Since we are going away to Israel this coming Thursday, for almost two weeks, we wanted to spend this Shabbos with my children […]