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My Pre-Pessach Shabbos Bash. Complete Menu

8th of March, 2013

Pre-Pessach Shabbos Bash

My whole grain loaves look plebeian and rustic, in the traditional Sephardi/Arabic tradition, but they taste GOOD! I recently received some fabulous meat samples from Naftali Hanau at Grow and Behold Good mother that I am, I decided to enjoy my precious gift in the appreciative company of my foodie...
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Halva Maple Mousse with Pistachios. Gluten-Free

4th of March, 2013

Halva Maple Mousse

Like many of us halva lovers, I dread the amount of sugar contained in commercial halva. But the good news is, it is so intensely flavored that I always tinker with ways to make the included sugar go a much longer way while getting the full measure of the Tehina...
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Lemon Coconut Mousse. Gluten-Free

3rd of March, 2013

Lemon Coconut Mousse

Lemon Coconut Mousse: Another treat born of good flavor matchmaking! Anyone not a lemon lover, or coconut lover, need not apply! Naturally gluten-free. In my catering days I have always used unflavored kosher gelatin in many exciting desserts but had never offered any of them in my cookbooks and my...
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Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Coconut Cookies Recipe. Gluten-Free Friendly. Vegan Adaptation

30th of January, 2013

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Coconut Cookies Recipe. Gluten-Free Friendly.

This Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Coconut Cookies recipe is directly inspired from my original “mother” oatmeal cookie recipe, which I developed for my latest cookbook, one of the many variations for them I have included. I’m a total sucker for oats,  and look for any conceivable excuse to spread them on thick....
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Making Shabbos in a Jiffy

23rd of December, 2012

Making Shabbos in a Jiffy

Making Shabbos in a Jiffy: This whole past week was taken up at my apartment with emergency repairs, and the first time I had full access to my kitchen was Thursday night. Since we are going away to Israel this coming Thursday, for almost two weeks, we wanted to spend...
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Cheese Latkas Recipe. Gluten-Free-Friendly

29th of November, 2012

Cheese Latkas

I have my mother-in-law to thank for turning me on to cheese latkas, which she used to whip up anytime we tugged at her heartstrings, Chanukkah or not, and often for a light lunch, as they are only very lightly sweetened.   With this recipe, your cheese latkas will be...
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Cooking with Mahia: Apricot Fig Compote Recipe

8th of November, 2012

Apricot Fig Compote Recipe

Tinkering with the wonderful Mahia by Nahmias et Fils Enjoy other recipes I developed using the Mahia The dried fruit has so much natural sweetness you don’t need any other sweetener. The Earl Grey tea is very easy to find and contributes its distinctive bergamot flavor; the tea combined with...
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CCC Redux: Walnut Blondies Recipe

7th of August, 2012

Walnut Blondies

A couple weeks ago, I was baking chocolate chip cookies with kids in summer camp, and our baking conditions were rudimentary, to say the least. We needed to bake 48 cookies in a convection oven large enough to bake, say, 2 pans of 12 cookies. So, simple math, half the...
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Coconut Cinnamon Flan Recipe. Gluten-Free Friendly

1st of August, 2012

Coconut Cinnamon Flan Recipe.

I tinkered with a dessert that would be a nutritionally … hmm not exactly lean, but much more affordable and no less delicious version of creme brulee or creme caramel. The Latin Flan to the rescue! We grew up eating it: it is unpretentious and closely related to its rich...
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Vegan A La Mode: Hannah Kaminsky’s Latest Treat!

26th of July, 2012

Vegan A La Mode

Hannah Kaminsky, a baker after my own heart, has done it again with her new book, Vegan A La Mode. Mind you, I care nothing about her fabulous treats being vegan, since I am not afflicted with any of those restrictions, dietary, ideological or otherwise. I make her desserts over...
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