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My Thanksgiving Menu and Recipes 2014

Sign of the times….. Enjoy the Pictures of all the dishes! https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.890040087714525.1073741870.213383695380171&type=3&uploaded=1 Yesterday’s Thanksgiving Menu was a real triumph. Haha, don’t go by the picture above, taken from a prescient cartoon in the New Yorker Magazine just a few short years ago. As always before the preparation of a major meal, I was determined not to cave […]

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Decadent Vegan Gluten Free Baking. Cara Reed. Book Review

Bravo to Cara Reed for the recent publication of her book, Decadent Gluten Free Vegan Baking. I would feel much better starting with the kinks in the book, and get them out of the way, so we can move on to the good stuff. – Cara’s blog, Fork and Beans, is lovely. The problem I see here […]

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Favorite Shabbos Recipes: My Latest Children-Friendly Feast

Enjoy the pictures of all the dishes  We all have no end of Shabbos recipes to show off, but when you have lots of kids coming for Shabbos, the question narrows down to, what Shabbos recipes are the most children-friendly? Of course, no need to make all Shabbos recipes suitable for children, just as long […]

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Artisan Gluten-Free Bread in 5 Minutes a Day. Zoe Francois and Jeff Hertzberg. Book Review

Another gorgeous artisan bread book by Zoe Francois and Jeff Hertzberg, hot off the press.  Their artisan No Knead bread gamut is constantly expanding, this time to include Gluten-Free no knead bread. I was so excited when I received my advance copy for this review I ordered copies for my children. I trust a book […]

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OATrageous Oatmeals. Kathy Hester. Book Review

http://www.amazon.com/OATrageous-Oatmeals-Surprising-Plant-Based-Heart-Healthy/dp/1624140742 Bravo to Kathy Hester for her delightful new Cookbook OATrageous Oatmeals. The title alone is a great promise, a promise Kathy Hester keeps throughout the book. Beside the obvious OATrageous pun, I do love the tweaking of oatmeal, that little “s” at the end propels oatmeal from a humble generic cereal staple to the […]