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The Silver Platter Cookbook. Daniella Silver. My Book Review

Congratulations to Daniella Silver on the publication of her Cookbook, The Silver Platter Cookbook. Hard to believe the Silver Platter Cookbook is Daniella’s first Cookbook, when you see how gorgeous the book looks, and how many valuable items are in place. Since the Silver Platter Cookbook definitely belongs in the Good Cookbook pile, and the […]

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Nuts About Almonds! My Favorite Recipes Starring Almonds

Although I am always tinkering with recipes starring almonds and almond flour, I owe the real impetus for writing a whole post about almonds and multiple almond-based recipes to Nuts.Com. I was inspired by Nuts.com’s “April Showers Bring May Flours” project to create a post sharing all the information about almonds. I thought to myself, boy, am I am […]

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The Ultimate Mediterranean Diet Cookbook. Amy Riolo. My Review

Congratulations to Amy Riolo for her beautiful New Book, The Ultimate Mediterranean Diet Cookbook. With her radiant healthy good looks, Amy looks like a walking billboard for the subject she has devoted her book to. We grew up in Morocco, eating precisely the way Amy describes and prescribes in her book, the Mediterranean Diet: We ate superfoods […]

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New All Natural Fresh Dress Salad Dressing Line. My Product Review

Fresh Dress Salad Dressing Line. Photo Courtesy Hudi Greenberger Fresh Dress Salad Dressing is Chani (Hannah) Erdvin Bronstein’s baby. Chani was really inspired when she called her new Natural Salad Dressing Line Fresh Dress. The brand name is clever, apt and well deserved. Chani is the natural salad dressing counterpart, albeit a new age reincarnation, of the wonderful […]

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The Perfect Dairy Wedding Lunch. Menu and Recipes

Last week I cooked for a Dairy Wedding Lunch, a very small (just thirty guests), intimate and fabulous wedding lunch, and by all accounts it was wonderful. The compliments I received were all the more meaningful that many of the guests were not observant, or not Jewish. I was asked to do just the cooking […]