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Noidue Restaurant: Panini, Coffee and Nostalgia a la carte

There are several reasons Noidue Restaurant tugs at my heartstrings. Some questions come up about it quite often:  I thought sharing my thoughts would make me feel somewhat more at peace with seeing a whole chunk of our lives behind us…. Here’s why for my husband and I, going to Noidue Restaurant is  not exactly […]

Upcoming Cooking Demo in NYC: Monday December 13th: The Natural Dessert Party

Recently my granddaughter described a birthday party she went to, and added it was so annoying to have to wipe off that green and red and blue gook from those cupcake tops: “Bubbie, why do they need that?” Indeed, why? Here is the PC birthday party fare, the delicious, fun, pretty and natural way, made […]

Apple Sauce Recipe

Nothing Beats Homemade Apple Sauce Recipe

Nothing beats homemade apple sauce! While you indulge in frying – and eating – latkas, it’s a perfect time to tell you there is a huge difference between store-bought apple sauce and homemade apple sauce. This subject will always remind me of the time, a few weeks after my son Maimon and Ruthie got married, […]

Upcoming Cooking Demo in NYC: Monday November 29th: Chanukkah Party. Gluten-Free

Courtesy of the alarmist low-carb food industry, the humble potato has gone from being a faithful staple at every table to making rare and apologetic appearances, as in Chanukkah, where we fry and eat it with a vengeance. In this feast, you will incorporate it wisely and deliciously at every dish, yes, even dessert! I’ll […]

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Trio of Tuna Recipes

 Tuna Handrolls This trio of tuna is always glamorous, and so simple I demonstrated the three dishes as a small part of a whole cooking demo called “intimate meals”: Nothing to it! Tuna Tartare: 1 inch piece ginger 3 sprigs cilantro, stems removed 1 jalapeno 1 pound fresh tuna, cut in large chunks 4 scallions, […]