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The Holiday Kosher Baker, by Paula Shoyer. Cookbook Review

Posted on 15th of October, 2013 by Lévana

Holiday Kosher Baker

http://www.amazon.com/The-Holiday-Kosher-Baker-Contemporary/dp/1454907142 My copy of Paula’s gorgeous new cookbook arrived a couple days ago. All I can say is, thank Goodness that admiring pictures of her fabulous desserts and reading about them is somehow not enough to get you in trouble. You’d have to, you know, eat them! Reading Paula’s bio, I...
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Filed under: Cookbook Reviews, Dessert Cookbooks, Dessert Recipes, Jewish Food Recipes, Jewish Holiday Recipes, Kosher Food, Kosher Ingredients, Kosher Recipes, Passover Desserts Recipes, Passover Recipes

My Latest Party Menu and Recipes

Posted on 1st of October, 2013 by Lévana

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My latest party menu: This past Shabbos Lunch, the day after Simchat Torah. No meat in sight, all vegetarian and fish dishes. When I described the menu to our guests before they dug in, I could plainly see they were delighted to get a break from meat dishes after a...
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Filed under: Asian Pickles Recipes, Asian Recipes, Beets Recipes, Berry Recipes, Brussels Sprouts Recipes, Chickpeas Recipes, Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes, Chocolate Recipes, Chocolate Truffles Recipes, Dates Recipes, Eggplant Recipes, Fruit Salad Recipes, Heirloom Tomato Recipes, Kim Chi Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Moroccan Fish Recipes, Moroccan Food, Moroccan Recipes, Moroccan Soup Recipes, Nori Recipes, Pickle Press, Pickled Beets Recipes, Raspberry Vinegar Recipes, Recipes, Salad Dressing Recipes, Salad Recipes, Sephardi Recipes, Sephardi Soup Recipes, Stories, Swiss Chard Recipes, Tajines Recipes, Tuna Tartare Recipes

Moroccan Swiss Chard, Brussels Sprout and Date Tajine Recipe

Posted on 1st of October, 2013 by Lévana

Swiss chard chickpea tajine

This past week was the second time in a month I spotted fresh dates at produce markets, and I started grinning nostalgically at this unusual New York site, as if I had run into a long-lost friend, which of course I had in a way. Growing up in Morocco, where...
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Filed under: Brussels Sprouts Recipes, Chickpeas Recipes, Collard Greens Recipes, Dairy-Free Recipes, Dark Leaves Recipes, Dates Recipes, Dried Fruit, Gluten Free Recipes, Jewish Holiday Recipes, Kale Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Moroccan Food, Moroccan Recipes, Natural and Kosher Recipes, Natural Foods Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Recipes, Swiss Chard Recipes, Tajines Recipes

Beyond Cholent: Overnight Vegetable Soup Recipe

Posted on 29th of September, 2013 by Lévana

Shabbos vegetable soup

Every year my husband and I host a big bash on Simchat Torah. Except when it falls as it did this year on Friday,  we host it the very next day, Shabbos lunch.  This past Shabbos coming as a grand finale to a long month of festivities with each part...
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Filed under: Butternut Squash Recipes, Carrot Recipes, Chestnut Recipes, Cholent Recipes, Crockpot recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Gluten-Free Grain Recipes, Kabocha Squash Recipes, Kale Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Kosher Whole Foods Recipes, Leeks Recipes, Natural and Kosher Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Passover Cholent Soup, Passover menus, Recipes, Saffron Recipes, Sephardi Soup Recipes, Shitaki Recipes, Soup Recipes, Swiss Chard Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes, Vegetarian Soup Recipes

Our Chol Hamoed Sukkot Bash. Complete Menu and Recipes

Posted on 23rd of September, 2013 by Lévana

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 Some of the kids grew a little! Here’s Mordy, left, carrying a huge pot of soup with Yissur Our Chol Hamoed Sukkot family bash is an old tradition. We host it at  the capacious Sukkah of  Chabad West Side, occupying a good chunk of it, to accommodate our extended family...
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Filed under: Apples Recipes, Asian Pickles Recipes, Asian Recipes, Beef Tongue Recipes, Chocolate Cake Recipes, Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes, Chocolate Recipes, Coconut Milk Recipes, Condiments Recipes, Cookie Recipes, Dairy-Free Ice Cream Cake Recipes, Date Bar Recipes, Date Nut Bar Recipes, Dates Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Dry Spice Rub Recipes, Fish Soup Recipes, Frozen Dessert Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Healthy Cookie Recipes, Healthy Cooking Recipes, Jewish Holiday Recipes, Kosher Ingredients, Kosher Natural Foods, Kosher Recipes, Mock Crab Recipes, Moroccan Chicken Recipes, Moroccan Recipes, Moroccan Salads Recipes, Natural Foods Recipes, Pate Recipes, Pickle Press, Recipes, Stories

Un-MET Special Diet Needs: Day at the Museum

Posted on 16th of September, 2013 by Lévana

Last Thanksgiving

The following story concerns (not) accommodating all people with special diet needs, and as importantly, is about customer service. This thread, with the added compelling New Yorker Magazine  cartoon above, will tell the whole story of my recent (and only: Love the Met) misadventure at the Metropolitan Museum of Art....
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Filed under: Customer Service, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New Yorker, New Yorker Magazine, Oprah Winfrey, Special Diet Needs, Stories

Moroccan Sweet and Sour Beef Tongue with Swiss Chard Recipe

Posted on 11th of September, 2013 by Lévana

Photo Courtesy of www.mysixthsense.blogspot.com Tongue: Yum! Thank G-d for an appreciative crowd who welcomes tongue: Growing up, it was a great treat. I only make it twice a year, like this past week for a large Sukkot Family Dinner, but would make it more often if it were not known...
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Filed under: Beef Recipes, Beef Tongue Recipes, Kosher Ingredients, Kosher Recipes, Meat Recipes, Moroccan Food, Moroccan Recipes, Recipes, Sephardi Recipes, Swiss Chard Recipes, Tajines Recipes

Moroccan Lima Bean Soup Recipe

Posted on 9th of September, 2013 by Lévana

White Bean Soup

Another delicious way to showcase our wonderful all-natural, all-vegetarian and inexpensive Moroccan soups. You’ll be happy to have preserved lemons on hand, they do wonders for bean and many other dishes. And if you don’t, settle today for lemon zest, and set aside  just a few minutes to make a...
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Filed under: Bean Soup Recipes, Beans Recipes, Jewish Recipes, Kosher Natural Foods, Moroccan Recipes, Moroccan Soup Recipes, Natural Foods Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Preserved Lemons Recipes, Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes, Vegetarian Soup Recipes

Sending my Love and Prayers for the Year 5774 with the Great Apple Recipe File!

Posted on 1st of September, 2013 by Lévana

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Wishing you All a  Wonderful Happy Healthy Delicious Fun Prosperous Productive Peaceful New Year 5774! And here’s my gift to everyone, beside of course my Complete Holiday Menu File and Recipes, is: Apples, apples, and more apples. Comfort food at its easiest and most delicious. One of Gd’s  most incredibly...
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Filed under: Apple Liqueur Recipes, Apple Pie Recipes, Apple Sauce Recipes, Apples Recipes, Cabbage recipes, Cake Recipes, Chutney Recipes, Comfort Foods Recipes, Condiments Recipes, Crepes Recipes, Dairy-Free Dessert Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Fish Recipes, Fruit Salad Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Gluten-Free Dessert Recipes, Healthy Cooking Recipes, Holiday Recipes, Kale Muffins Recipes, Kale Recipes, Kosher Poultry Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Muffins Recipes, Natural and Kosher Recipes, Natural Foods Recipes, Recipes, Rosh Hashana Recipes, Salad Recipes, Salsa Recipes, Turkey Recipes, Waldorf Salad Recipes

Grill 212. No Frills, No Tricks, All Flavor. Restaurant Review

Posted on 28th of August, 2013 by Lévana

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Enjoy the pictures! https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.609011065817430.1073741841.213383695380171&type=3 The first time I stumbled upon this tiny spot on Manhattan’s Upper West Side was the day of its first birthday celebration, and I must say I found it remarkable how precocious Baby Grill 212 was. Little Esther and Shoshana Blum, daughters of Rabbi Yonah and Keren...
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Filed under: Fenugreek Recipes, Grill 212 Restaurant, Halbah Recipes, Kosher Ingredients, Kosher Natural Foods, Kosher NYC Restaurants, Kosher Recipes, Kosher Restaurants, Kosher UWS Restaurants, Michael Pollan, Recipes, Restaurant Reviews, Schug Recipes, Sephardi Recipes, Sephardi Soup Recipes, Shawarma Recipes, Stories, Upper West Side Restaurants, Yemenite Bread Recipes, Yemenite Recipes, Yemenite Soup