The Whole Foods Kosher kitchen

My Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies: CCC? Si si si!

Posted on 11th of June, 2011 by Lévana

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We all think of cookies as a short-lived and vaguely illicit pleasure. Except I honestly don’t think, and you can ask anyone, there’s a cookie in the world more worshiped and more baked than my smart little chocolate chip cookie. I will attempt to give you an idea just how much...
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Filed under: Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes, Cookie Recipes, Dairy-Free Dessert Recipes, Dairy-Free Recipes, Gluten-free Cookie Recipes, Household Stories, Jewish Book Council, Recipes, Spelt Desserts Recipes, Stories, Vegan Cookie Recipes

Welcome to our Venus-Mars Home!

Posted on 11th of June, 2011 by Lévana

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I came home late one recent evening, and found my husband uncharacteristically  agitated. “I just put out a fire!” he said, panting. “I have no idea how it started, I just wanted to microwave some dinner and put in a foil container to warm, and flames started leaping out!”  Now...
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Filed under: Household Stories, Jewish Book Council, Marriage Humor, Stories, Venus

Minted Watermelon Feta Cheese Salad Recipe

Posted on 4th of June, 2011 by Lévana

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Wacky combo? I admit this is quite a stretch from the way watermelon is usually enjoyed: only one small good problem—it’s fabulous, so go for it! You must have noticed as I did that seeded watermelon is much tastier than the “convenient” and bland seedless hybrid. Just spit out the...
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Filed under: Dairy Recipes, Feta Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Natural Foods Recipes, Recipes, Salad Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes, Watermelon Juice, Watermelon Recipes

Chocolat à Toute Heure

Posted on 28th of May, 2011 by Lévana

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Chocolat à Toute Heure: Which means, chocolate anytime. That’s right, not only in minor emergencies such as an attack of the munchies. You can have it for dinner too, as in this fabulous bean dish and chicken dish: how liberating is that? Of course we are only talking about dark...
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Filed under: Burritos Recipes, Cake Recipes, Chocolate Bark Recipes, Chocolate Cake Recipes, Chocolate Recipes, Cooking with beer, Cranberries Recipes, Dairy-Free Recipes, Espresso Beans, Jasmine Tea Recipes, Kosher Ingredients, Kosher Natural Foods, Kosher Recipes, Kosher Whole Foods Recipes, main dishes, Mole Sauce Recipes, Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes

Black Bean Burritos Recipe

Posted on 28th of May, 2011 by Lévana

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I whip up my BBB recipe, as I call it, whenever company is coming on short notice. If I don’t have the burritos or corn tortillas on hand, I simply put the filling in a bowl, and let everyone dig in, with corn chips and guacamole. Chocolate, beans and beer....
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Filed under: Beans Recipes, Beer Recipes, Burritos Recipes, Chocolate Recipes, Cooking with beer, Gluten Free Recipes, Jalapeno Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Latin Cooking, main dishes, Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes

Chocolate Jasmine Marble Cake Recipe

Posted on 28th of May, 2011 by Lévana

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Submit to the seduction of Chocolate and jasmine! Ingredients: 3 cups flour: all-purpose, whole pastry, or spelt 1 tablespoon baking powder Good pinch salt 11/2 cups sugar 1 cup natural margarine spread (health food stores) 4 eggs 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 3/4 cup strong jasmine tea (2 jasmine tea bags...
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Filed under: Cake Recipes, Chocolate Cake Recipes, Chocolate Recipes, Dairy-Free Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Jasmine Tea Recipes, Kosher Ingredients, Kosher Natural Foods, Kosher Whole Foods Recipes, Pareve Cake Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Recipes

Chicken Breasts Mole Sauce Recipe

Posted on 28th of May, 2011 by Lévana

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I can’t tell you how many times I have knocked my guests’ socks off with this dish. Mole (pronounced Mow-Lay) sauce. Improbable ingredient combo, simple preparation, amazing dish! Ingredients: 1/3 cup olive oil 1 large red onion, chopped fine 8 chicken cutlets (do not pound thinner) 11/2 cups strong jasmine...
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Filed under: Chicken Breast Recipes, Chicken Recipes, Chocolate Recipes, Cranberries Recipes, Dairy-Free Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Kosher Whole Foods Recipes, Latin Cooking, Mole Sauce Recipes, Recipes

Chocolate Espresso Bark Recipe

Posted on 28th of May, 2011 by Lévana

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Now that you know how ridiculously simple it is to make chocolate bark, go ahead and play with all variations: Nuts, seeds, dried fruit: It’s the best! so sorry no chocolate chips here, you must use the chocolate block. You will break it in a snap with a hammer and...
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Filed under: Chocolate Bark Recipes, Chocolate Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Espresso Beans, Gluten Free Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Recipes

Chocolate Hazelnut Meringues Recipe

Posted on 28th of May, 2011 by Lévana

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Not so distant cousins of the French Macaroons, meringues are ethereally light and fragrant. There are no additions to the basic egg white-sugar whipped mixture that would not be perfectly suitable, only, as always, short and sweet selection please! Coconut, lemon, coffee etc. Ingredients: 4 egg whites Pinch salt Pinch cream...
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Filed under: Chocolate Recipes, Dairy-Free Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Eggs Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Nuts Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Passover Desserts Recipes, Pecan Recipes, Recipes, Sephardi Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes

Cold Watercress Soup Recipe

Posted on 27th of May, 2011 by Lévana

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Cold soups would always be a thrill if only they were made with full-bodied and full-flavored veggies, as they are here. No stock or broth whatsoever! Bouillon cubes? Let’s not even go there! There are several variations you might enjoy on this theme, keeping as always a short and sweet...
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Filed under: Dairy Recipes, French Recipes, Kosher Natural Foods, Kosher Recipes, Natural Foods Recipes, Recipes, Soup Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes, Zucchini Recipes