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Category Archives: French Recipes

Beef Stroganoff Recipe

Posted on 27th of February, 2014 by Lévana

Beef Stroganoff

I love to use London broil for this dish, as it is so lean and tender, and lends itself perfectly to the brief cooking time. Keeping the meat well chilled makes the slicing much easier. The finished dish tastes every bit as rich and creamy as the dairy original (yes, I...
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Filed under: Beef Recipes, Beef Stroganoff Recipes, Dairy-Free Recipes, French Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Kosher Whole Foods Recipes, Recipes

No-Bake Tricolor Turkey Terrine Paté Variation

Posted on 10th of February, 2014 by Lévana

Tricolor Turkey Terrine Recipe.

The other day I was idling in front of my open freezer, looking at what goodies I might find, and came across a nice pan of leftover roast turkey from Thanksgiving. I felt like I hit bingo. All of you familiar with my Latest Cookbook, The Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen, and...
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Filed under: French Recipes, Hors d'Oeuvre Recipes, Leftover Recipes, Poultry Recipes, Recipes, Terrine Recipes, Thanksgiving Recipes, Turkey Leftover Recipes, Turkey Recipes

Crepes Recipe. All Fillings. Gluten-Free Friendly

Posted on 26th of June, 2013 by Lévana

Crepes Recipe. All Fillings. Gluten-Free Friendly

You say Pancakes, I say Crepes! One bite and you’ll understand why these French gems are so popular with children big and small! How will we ever know how wonderful crêpes can be if all we’ve been doing so far is opening a commercial muffin mix box—and the worst part...
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Filed under: Apples Recipes, Breakfast recipes, Buckwheat Recipes, Crepes Recipes, Dairy-Free Dessert Recipes, Dairy-Free Recipes, Dessert Recipes, French Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Gluten-Free Dessert Recipes, Natural and Kosher Recipes, Natural Foods Recipes, Recipes

Celery Root, Fennel and Chestnut Soup Recipe

Posted on 8th of March, 2013 by Lévana

Celery Root, Fennel and Chestnut Soup Recipe

This star was born of trying to mix and match some goodies at the end of last year’s Passover. I poked around in the refrigerator to see what we’ve got. Now is a good time for some off-the-cuff treat. I saw some dark-fried onions in a little container, a head...
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Filed under: Celery Root Recipes, Chestnut Recipes, Fennel Recipes, French Recipes, Fresh Herb Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Passover Recipes, Recipes, Seder Recipes, Soup Recipes

Herb White Bean Soup Recipe

Posted on 18th of October, 2012 by Lévana

Herb White Bean Soup Recipe

Straight from my latest Cookbook, The Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen. I am mighty proud of Herb White Bean Soup, a rustic creation—a low-cost and low-maintenance feast, and a meal in itself. Since so many of my recipes are  so elastic, I might surprise you by asking you: No substitutions whatsoever in this...
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Filed under: Bean Soup Recipes, Beans Recipes, Cabbage recipes, French Recipes, Fresh Herb Recipes, Recipes, Smoked Turkey Recipes, Soup Recipes

Paté de Campagne Recipe

Posted on 23rd of September, 2012 by Lévana

Pate de Campagne

Although this Paté de Campagne is fabulous as is posted below, there are so many variations on the great French favorite, you can let your imagination run wild, to suit your personal preferences and tastes. Here are some basics that must be present in a Paté: broiled chicken livers, some...
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Filed under: Anise Recipes, Chicken Breast Recipes, Chicken Livers Recipes, Fennel Recipes, French Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Lamb recipes, Recipes

Beef Cheek Stew with Mushrooms Recipe

Posted on 19th of September, 2012 by Lévana

Beef Cheek Stew with Mushrooms

I just spent hours picking some fellow bloggers’ brains, about how to rename beef cheeks. The name bothers me no end. when I say cheeks, I imagine something inviting, rosy and kissable. But to a cow? It ain’t happening! Now that we had this little talk, let me tell you...
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Filed under: Beef Cheeks Recipes, Beef Recipes, Boeuf Bourguignon Recipes, French Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Holiday Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Recipes

Dearie: A Biography of Julia Child, by Bob Spitz. My Review

Posted on 9th of September, 2012 by Lévana

A Biography of Julia Child, by Bob Spitz

Just finished reading Dearie: The Remarkable Life of Julia Child, written by author and biographer extraordinaire Bob Spitz. Let me start with my – very few – gripes, then we’ll move on to the good stuff. I did say Ouf! when I was done, not because I didn’t love it....
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Filed under: Biography Books, Bob Spitz books, Book Reviews, French Recipes, Julia Child, Kosher Recipes, Stories

Coconut Cinnamon Flan Recipe. Gluten-Free Friendly

Posted on 1st of August, 2012 by Lévana

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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Filed under: Cinnamon Recipes, Coconut, Creme Brulee Recipes, Creme Caramel Recipes, Dairy-Free Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Flan Recipes, French Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Gluten-Free Dessert Recipes, Latin Cooking, Lean Classics Recipes, Recipes

Chocolate Hazelnut Dacquoise Recipe

Posted on 21st of June, 2012 by Lévana

Chocolate Hazelnut Dacquoise

Dacquoise is that wonderful French classic party cake, made up of layers of meringue and fillings. I have made the fillings much lighter (and much simpler to make), but no less delicious, with the help of my staunch ally tofu: No tofu flavors whatsoever remain, only the great chocolate and...
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Filed under: Chocolate Recipes, Dacquoise Recipes, French Recipes, Gluten-Free Dessert Recipes, Hazelnut Recipes, Levana, Levana Kirschenbaum, Recipes, Tofu Dessert Recipes, Whole Foods Cookbook, Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen