The Whole Foods Kosher kitchen

Burgers & Kebabs

Posted on 30th of June, 2012 by Lévana

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An all-time favorite among comfort foods. I make them all the time, lean and healthy. No need for a recipe. Form patties about 1 inch thick with lean ground meat (turkey, beef, bison, lamb) or coarsely ground fresh tuna. Broil or grill 2 to 3 minutes, indoors or outdoors, and...
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Filed under: Bison Recipes, Burger Recipes, Chicken Recipes, Comfort Foods Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, July 4th Recipes, Lean Classics Recipes, Recipes

Basil Honey Dressing Recipe

Posted on 30th of June, 2012 by Lévana

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Thank you Liz Rueven at www.kosherlikeme.com for including my Basil Honey Dressing Recipe in your beautiful story about Marina’s great new artisanal Honey Line. You will love the vibrant basil color and flavor in this dressing. The pair of basil and honey just can’t be beat. I like to make...
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Filed under: Basil Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Honey Recipes, Recipes, Salad Dressing Recipes, Salad Recipes

Upcoming Cooking Demo in NYC: July 9th: Cold Summer Feast

Posted on 27th of June, 2012 by Lévana

Summer foods have too much going for them to suffer from the cold! Just look at this fantastic chilled menu, starring some wonderful seasonal ingredients: Perfect for Shabbos lunch too! I’ll be demonstrating: Chilled cream of leek and fennel Chicken and beef nori roulades with avocado wasabi sauce Spicy bean...
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Filed under: Cooking Demos Gift Certificates, Kosher Cooking Classes, Kosher Cooking Demos, Kosher Cooking Demos in New York City, Levana Kirschenbaum

Apple Crumb Pie Recipe

Posted on 27th of June, 2012 by Lévana

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The all-time American favorite, as easy to make as the proverbial…. apple pie! One of my favorite comfort foods. No crust here, but loads of crunchy topping. All Gluten-Free Friends: This dessert is a snap to make the gluten-free way too, so go for it. You might to make the...
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Filed under: American Desserts, Apple Pie Recipes, Apples Recipes, Comfort Foods Recipes, Dairy-Free Dessert Recipes, Dairy-Free Pie Recipes, Dairy-Free Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Gluten-Free Dessert Recipes, Gluten-free Pie Recipes, Healthy Cooking Recipes, Kosher Whole Foods Recipes, Kuzu Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Recipes

Upcoming Cooking Demo in NYC. The Good Junk. From Scratch Wins the Race!

Posted on 21st of June, 2012 by Lévana

For children big and small. No you needn’t kiss your favorites goodbye. You can enjoy your fast food as hearty as you like it, and right at home. So what’s the secret? None other than starting out with lean choices, and making it yourself in minutes! I’ll be demonstrating: Bison...
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Filed under: Cooking Demos Gift Certificates, Kosher Cooking Classes, Kosher Cooking Demos, Kosher Cooking Demos in New York City, Levana, Levana Kirschenbaum, Whole Foods Cookbook, Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen

Chocolate Hazelnut Dacquoise Recipe

Posted on 21st of June, 2012 by Lévana

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Dacquoise is that wonderful French classic party cake, made up of layers of meringue and fillings. I have made the fillings much lighter (and much simpler to make), but no less delicious, with the help of my staunch ally tofu: No tofu flavors whatsoever remain, only the great chocolate and...
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Filed under: Chocolate Recipes, Dacquoise Recipes, French Recipes, Gluten-Free Dessert Recipes, Hazelnut Recipes, Levana, Levana Kirschenbaum, Recipes, Tofu Dessert Recipes, Whole Foods Cookbook, Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen

Indian Corn Amaranth Pudding Recipe

Posted on 18th of June, 2012 by Lévana

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Overlaid with my favorite Indian flavors, and a snap to make. Another perfect example of great results with plebeian ingredients. This spicy and funky dessert takes comfort foods to a whole new level. Gluten-free without even trying. Do not forgo the saffron: it will add that subtle je-ne-sais-quoi exotic touch....
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Filed under: Amaranth Recipes, Corn Recipes, Dairy-Free Recipes, Gluten-Free Dessert Recipes, Indian Recipes, Recipes

Chilled Corn Avocado Soup Recipe

Posted on 18th of June, 2012 by Lévana

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As simple to make as a smoothie, and deliciously refreshing. Do not hesitate to serve it to company. Corn and avocados are natural partners. Frozen corn is perfect here! Ingredients: 1 pound frozen corn kernels , no need to thaw 2 ripe avocados 1-2 jalapeno peppers 5-6 sprigs cilantro, tough...
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Filed under: Avocado Recipes, Cold Soup Recipes, Corn Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Jalapeno Recipes, Recipes

Julia Child’s Gateau Reine de Saba Recipe a la Levana!

Posted on 14th of June, 2012 by Lévana

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I got my inspiration directly from Julia. The name is not presumptuous for this fabulous and ethereal dessert. It is almost flourless, but I make it completely so, and enjoy it on Passover too. Its short and dazzling ingredient list read like that of a giant chocolate truffle. Chocolate and...
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Filed under: Chocolate Recipes, Dairy-Free Chocolate Truffle Recipes, Dairy-Free Dessert Recipes, Dairy-Free Recipes, Gateau Reine De Saba Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Gluten-Free Dessert Recipes, Julia Child, Kosher Recipes, Nuts Recipes, Recipes

Almond Streusel Coffee Cake Recipe

Posted on 13th of June, 2012 by Lévana

ALMOND STREUSEL COFFEE CAKE

  Yum! Lemon and almonds: Outrageous match! Wonderful brunch choice, as it has the look and texture of a yeasted pastry, thanks to the yogurt. Don’t hesitate to go dairy-free, as it has enough great flavors going for it. I make mine with spelt flour,  just as I make all...
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Filed under: Almond Recipes, Brunch Recipes, Cake Recipes, Dairy-Free Dessert Recipes, Lemon Recipes, Low Gluten Recipes, Recipes, Spelt Baking, Spelt Desserts Recipes, Streusel Recipes, Yogurt Recipes