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My Note to Former White House Pastry Chef Roland Mesnier

Posted on 31st of March, 2014 by Lévana

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Photo Courtesy georgewbush-whitehouse.archives.gov Sharing with you a note I sent to Retired 26-year (five Presidencies) White House Pastry Chef Roland Mesnier, guest speaker at yesterday’s Fabulous Event: Jewish Cuisine Throughout the Ages, at the Omni Hotel New Haven (Sunday March 23rd). He regaled us with endearing anectodes about Presidential quips, pranks,...
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Filed under: Chef Roland Mesnier, Kosher Recipes, Off-Color Jokes, Stories, White House Chef

Jewish Cuisine Though the Ages. March 23rd at the Omni Hotel New Haven

Posted on 25th of February, 2014 by Lévana

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Y’all, This is a very exciting event, hope you can make it. Come and see us, watch our demos and sample all the delicious foods served, and get a signed copy of my cookbooks. Beside yours truly and a few more talented soul sisters, we have a fabulous White House...
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Filed under: Chabad New Haven, Cookbooks, Kosher Cookbooks, Kosher Cooking Classes, Kosher Cooking Demos, Kosher Food, Kosher Food Show, Kosher Recipes, Sephardi Recipes, Stories

No Knead Bread Book. The New Artisan Bread in 5 Minutes a Day. Zoe Francois and Jeff Hertzberg. Book Review

Posted on 27th of January, 2014 by Lévana

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http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1250018285/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=1250018285&linkCode=as2&tag=zoebakes-20 I have a good problem with Zoe François: I don’t mind her radiant smile and her luminous curls. I don’t even mind that she is always photographed in a skimpy t-shirt, even though she lives in mind-numbing-ly frigid Minnesota. No, none of this is my gripe. The problem is, she...
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Filed under: Anise Recipes, Artisan Bread, Book Reviews, Bread Recipes, Challah Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Gluten-Free Bread Recipes, Gluten-Free Challah Rolls Recipes, Gluten-Free Pizza Recipes, Jeff Hertzberg, Kosher Recipes, Moroccan Bread Recipes, Moroccan Recipes, No Knead Dough Recipes, Recipes, Stories, Zoe Francois

Exciting New Kosher Digs. Mason and Mugs Restaurant in Prospect Heights New York

Posted on 6th of December, 2013 by Lévana

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Enjoy the pictures https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.664228580295678.1073741849.213383695380171&type=1 Frankly I am feeling slightly impatient about the bewildering proliferation of oversized overpriced overrated over-everything Kosher steakhouses. I know this for sure: All over the NYC area, midtown guys, downtown guys will greatly welcome a lunch and dinner place that serves loads of healthy salads, soups, sandwiches,...
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Filed under: Kosher Recipes, Kosher Restaurants, Mason and Mugs Restaurant, Restaurant Reviews, Stories

Our Visit to Mexikosher LA Restaurant Review

Posted on 26th of November, 2013 by Lévana

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With Talented Chef Katsuji Tanabe Let me start by saying the food at Mexikosher is fresh, delicious and plentiful, the chef is talented, the price is right, and everyone working there is helpful and nice. The reason I am posting this is to give a little advice if I may, as supportively as...
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Filed under: Kosher Restaurants, Mexikosher, Restaurant Reviews, Stories

High Carb Cravings at Low Carb Costs. Suggestions, Menus and Recipes

Posted on 27th of October, 2013 by Lévana

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Raw Low Carb Chia FLax Almond Cranberry Pudding (recipe in this file) When my son Maimon was a teenage schoolboy, he told his father: “Tati, you know what I heard old age is? That’s when your broad mind and narrow waist switch places”. Not missing a beat, my husband snapped...
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Moroccan Stovetop Chicken Tajines Recipes. One, Two and Turmeric. Meat and Fish Variations

Posted on 27th of October, 2013 by Lévana

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This giant chapter is taken verbatim from my latest cookbook. a wonderful grouping of my great favorite no-brainer cooking-without-cooking dishes, stovetop, Moroccan-style. We grew up eating these scrumptious naive-style tajines, nutritiously and deliciously. When Mom was too busy to fuss, this is what we ate, and to this day I...
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Filed under: Artichoke Bottoms Recipes, Artichoke Hearts Recipes, Carrot Recipes, Celery Root Recipes, Chicken Recipes, Corn Recipes, Fish Recipes, Garlic Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Kale Recipes, Kosher Ingredients, Kosher Natural Foods, Kosher Poultry Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Lamb recipes, Meat Recipes, Moroccan Chicken Recipes, Moroccan Fish Recipes, Moroccan Recipes, Mushroom Recipes, Mustard Greens Recipes, Natural and Kosher Recipes, Passover Recipes, Plantain Recipes, Potatoes Recipes, Recipes, Root Vegetable Recipes, Salmon Recipes, Sephardi Recipes, Stories, Sweet Potatoes Recipes, Swiss Chard Recipes, Tajines Recipes, Tilapia Recipes, Tomato Recipes, Turnip Greens Recipes, Turnip Recipes

Spinach Lasagna Recipe. Gluten-Free and Low Carb Variations

Posted on 15th of October, 2013 by Lévana

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Dear reader, please don’t ask me why until recently I found the preparation of lasagna so daunting, while I can whip up a couscous or a Bourguignon or an apple tarte and much more to feed a dozen guests, in no time flat and with great alacrity, and if I...
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Filed under: Gluten Free Recipes, Gluten-free pasta recipes, Healthy Cooking Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Lasagna Recipes, Low Carb Pasta Recipes, Low-Carb Recipes, Natural Foods Recipes, Pasta Recipes, Recipes, Stories

My Latest Party Menu and Recipes

Posted on 1st of October, 2013 by Lévana

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My latest party menu: This past Shabbos Lunch, the day after Simchat Torah. No meat in sight, all vegetarian and fish dishes. When I described the menu to our guests before they dug in, I could plainly see they were delighted to get a break from meat dishes after a...
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Filed under: Asian Pickles Recipes, Asian Recipes, Beets Recipes, Berry Recipes, Brussels Sprouts Recipes, Chickpeas Recipes, Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes, Chocolate Recipes, Chocolate Truffles Recipes, Dates Recipes, Eggplant Recipes, Fruit Salad Recipes, Heirloom Tomato Recipes, Kim Chi Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Moroccan Fish Recipes, Moroccan Food, Moroccan Recipes, Moroccan Soup Recipes, Nori Recipes, Pickle Press, Pickled Beets Recipes, Raspberry Vinegar Recipes, Recipes, Salad Dressing Recipes, Salad Recipes, Sephardi Recipes, Sephardi Soup Recipes, Stories, Swiss Chard Recipes, Tajines Recipes, Tuna Tartare Recipes

Our Chol Hamoed Sukkot Bash. Complete Menu and Recipes

Posted on 23rd of September, 2013 by Lévana

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 Some of the kids grew a little! Here’s Mordy, left, carrying a huge pot of soup with Yissur Our Chol Hamoed Sukkot family bash is an old tradition. We host it at  the capacious Sukkah of  Chabad West Side, occupying a good chunk of it, to accommodate our extended family...
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Filed under: Apples Recipes, Asian Pickles Recipes, Asian Recipes, Beef Tongue Recipes, Chocolate Cake Recipes, Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes, Chocolate Recipes, Coconut Milk Recipes, Condiments Recipes, Cookie Recipes, Dairy-Free Ice Cream Cake Recipes, Date Bar Recipes, Date Nut Bar Recipes, Dates Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Dry Spice Rub Recipes, Fish Soup Recipes, Frozen Dessert Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Healthy Cookie Recipes, Healthy Cooking Recipes, Jewish Holiday Recipes, Kosher Ingredients, Kosher Natural Foods, Kosher Recipes, Mock Crab Recipes, Moroccan Chicken Recipes, Moroccan Recipes, Moroccan Salads Recipes, Natural Foods Recipes, Pate Recipes, Pickle Press, Recipes, Stories