Posted on 17th of November, 2011 by Lévana
At my Cooking Demo this past Monday night, Thanksgiving Feast, my guests were simply amazed we finished the preparations of a whole Thanksgiving dinner with more than half an hour to spare, not including the 2 hours baking time we started the turkey on before demo started, during which we...
Filed under: Apples Recipes, Fennel Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Kosher Ingredients, Kosher Natural Foods, Kosher Poultry Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Kosher Thanksgiving Recipes, Recipes, Thanksgiving Recipes, Turkey Recipes
Posted on 24th of October, 2011 by Lévana
Until just last week, which is just before we hosted our annual Simchat Torah Party, if the idea of serving apple sauce to guests had entered my head, I would have been worried about my culinary creativity coming to a screeching halt. But here’s what happened: I cooked and baked...
Posted on 6th of October, 2011 by Lévana
What makes this dish not a recipe in the strict sense of the term is, I don’t go and make 2 quarts of chutney just so I can use some of it to make a salmon. Rather, I make lots of it, confident I will find great uses for it....
Posted on 6th of October, 2011 by Lévana
Chutney: An ancient addition to the modern kitchen Chutneys, from the Hindi “to be licked” (an inspired derivation, if you have ever tasted a good one), are relishes that originated in India as a way of preserving fruits and vegetables. Sweet, tart, chunky and with a bit of fire, a...
Posted on 20th of September, 2011 by Lévana
Look what happened to coleslaw! Well, why not? A slaw being nothing more than shredded cabbage as the first building block—have fun adding all the good stuff, with minimal effort on your part, thanks to the food processor. I can’t tell you enough how good and good-for-you green apples are...
Posted on 24th of August, 2011 by Lévana
I have my mother to thank for providing the inspiration for this beautiful tart. The base is not a classic pie crust as we know it, more like a cookie dough, making this tart much less perishable than the classic apple pie. You will create in no time a dessert...
Filed under: Apples Recipes, Apricot Recipes, Dairy-Free Pie Recipes, Dairy-Free Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Healthy Cooking Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Low Gluten Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Plums Recipes, Recipes, Spelt Baking, Vegetarian Recipes
Posted on 1st of July, 2011 by Lévana
I love any pie that doesn’t tie me down to making it just before serving, as when pies have a bottom crust. This pie is best served warm, alone, or a la mode, with a scoop of sorbet or vanilla ice cream. Use only granny smith apples here, as they...
Posted on 27th of May, 2011 by Lévana
Waldorf in a dish signals the presence of apples, celery, and nuts. Besides these constant trademarks, there’s so much you can do with a Waldorf salad, so let’s start with my favorite, then take it places! Passover: Adjust the dressing ingredients using what you have on hand. Ingredients: 2 gala...
Filed under: Apples Recipes, Avocado Recipes, Chicken Breast Recipes, Chicken Recipes, Endive Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Pecan Recipes, Recipes, Salad Dressing Recipes, Salad Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes, Waldorf Salad Recipes, Walnuts Recipes
Posted on 15th of December, 2010 by Lévana
Cranberry Muffins You say cup cakes, I say muffins! Gosh, I would hate to lose my popularity with the junior cup-cake crowd, but many years of catering kids’ parties and watching their delighted faces as their lick their fingers put my fears at rest. As if that was not enough,...
Filed under: Apples Recipes, Bread Recipes, Cake Recipes, Carrot Recipes, Cranberries Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Kosher Natural Foods, Kosher Whole Foods Recipes, Low Gluten Recipes, Muffins Recipes, Natural Foods Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Pumpkin Recipes, Spelt Baking, Spelt Desserts Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes
Posted on 3rd of December, 2010 by Lévana
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. This subject will always remind me of the time, a few weeks after my son Maimon and Ruthie got married, and I...