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Chocolate Truffles Recipe. All Variations

10th of May, 2012

Chocolate Truffles Recipe. All Variations

photo via bloglovin.com I think you can tell: These Chocolate Truffles are nothing but trouble! A snap to make, dairy-free, luxurious, luscious. I am including all variations. I would walk miles for the Sea Salt Caramel Chocolate Truffles, my favorite. But trust me: All of them are worth making. Reinventing Cream:...
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Upcoming Cooking Demo in NYC: Monday May 14th: Glorious Asian Morsels

9th of May, 2012

Fish and vegetable Asian delicacies, made naturally and elegantly. Wasabi oil: pure seduction! I’ll be demonstrating: Nori rolls Sea bass poached in dashi sake broth Sashimi salad Mock crab spring rolls Turnip cakes with dipping sauce and wasabi oil Vegetable dumplings We are selling The Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen at...
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Cholent Jazzed up: Chestnut Mushroom Soup Recipe

6th of May, 2012

Chestnut Mushroom Soup

This shabbos looked like it was going to be another unseasonably chilly day, soup weather. And I had several non-meat eaters coming for lunch. So I made fish for main course, but decided I would make a soup for first course. The result was out of this world, and is...
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Upcoming Cooking Demo in NYC: Monday May 7th. Mother’s Day

2nd of May, 2012

Calling all children to cook with – and for- Mommy: You will be delighted to see how delicious and healthy a lot of standbys are, if only they are homemade! Children eight to fifteen years old pay only $30.00. I’ll be demonstrating: Tuna casserole Blueberry scones Pancakes with assorted toppings...
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Mock Zuppa Inglese Recipe

2nd of May, 2012

Zuppa Inglese

Zuppa Inglese is not a soup at all, but an affectionate take on what the Italians see as a favorite British dessert, closely related to trifle.  As always with desserts known as containing too many eggs and too much cream, I cheat and tinker endlessly, as I did here, using...
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Beef in Chocolate Black Currant Sauce Recipe

2nd of May, 2012

Beef in Chocolate Black Currant Sauce

Image via davidlebowitz.com Is this combo even safe, you might wonder? It is much better than safe: It’s wonderful!The chocolate, cassis (a Black Currant Liquor, available at all liquor stores: Couldn’t live without it!) and black or red currant jelly are quite a powerful team. I always find the way...
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Thought I’d Share this Rave Review of my Chocolate Demo with You!

2nd of May, 2012

Chocolate Demo

From Sharon, one of our chocolate demo guests last night: This lovely comment makes my day! And I’ll bet it will make all chocolate lovers’ tongues smile! So: Are You getting yourself a hammer for your kitchen? Levana, I went to last night’s cooking class: chocolate demo night. Beef stew...
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Upcoming Cooking Demo in NYC: April 30th. Chocolate for Dinner

25th of April, 2012

Did you know chocolate lurks blissfully in many savory dishes? We are giving equal time to main course and dinner. My latest cookbook is on sale during the demo, for the special discounted price of $30.00 (retail price:$39.95. Discount: 25%)! Better yet, buy a case of 6 books for $150.00...
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Upcoming Cooking Demo in NYC: Monday April 23rd. Israeli Independence Day

18th of April, 2012

Attention Israelis, native and honorary alike, all aboard: Let’s eat as in the Shuk! I’ll be demonstrating: Yogurt strawberry rhubarb soup Shakshuka on baked beans Tilapia in tehina sauce Spinach feta cheese borekas Semolina almond cake with lemon syrup I will also be selling and signing my latest cookbook: Just...
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The Passover Kitchen Diaries: Anatomy of a Week in the Home Kitchen Trenches

18th of April, 2012

Passover Kitchen

 I have been asked countless times by fans, family and friends the perennial Passover question: “How do you do it?” And each time I suspect the person asking is fervently hoping I’ll snap my fingers and brag I do it in my sleep. The reality is, Passover Kitchen is a...
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