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Honor your Mother the Gluten-Free Way

3rd of June, 2010

My son Yakov is the poster child for the meat-and-potato-and-lots-of-ketchup diet. When he was little, his biggest compliment regarding my food was, “Delicious beans, Mommy. Almost as good as the baked beans from Eagle Day Camp.” (I couldn’t resist asking them for their recipe, and they graciously shared it with...
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Filed under: Food Stories, Gluten Free Recipes, Gluten-Free Pizza Recipes, Kosher Food, Kosher Natural Foods, Natural Foods Recipes, Pizza Recipes, Stories, Vegetarian Recipes

Ricotta Berry Parfait Recipe

27th of May, 2010

Ricotta Berry Parfait

Ricotta Berry Parfait is ready in a jiffy, and so fabulous. Don’t hesitate to use frozen berries in ricotta berry parfait: they are available year-round, cleaned, sweet and full of flavor, you just can’t go wrong. No need to thaw. By the time they macerate in the liqueur, just a...
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Filed under: Berry Recipes, Dairy Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes

Vegetable Rice Byriani Recipe

19th of May, 2010

Vegetable Rice Byriani

I also used to think that rice is rice, until I found dozens of different varieties, at specialty food stores (Fairway, Zabar’s, Kalustyans, etc…) I urge you to make a visit to any one of them, and treat yourself! Or best of all: Go online! Vegetable Rice Byriani Ingredients: 1/4...
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Filed under: Asian Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Indian Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Rice Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes

Ricotta Almond Pie Recipe

16th of May, 2010

Ricotta Almond Pie Recipe

Anyone looking for a nice departure from the traditional all-American Cheesecake? This Ricotta Almond Pie is for you! light and ethereal, with a wonderful almond crust and scented with lemon peel. I just made it for a fundraiser demo and watched it disappear with great pleasure! Almond crust ingredients: 1/2...
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Filed under: Cheese Cake Recipes, Dairy Pie Recipes, Dairy Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Recipes, Ricotta Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes

French Onion Soup Recipe

13th of May, 2010

French onion soup - yummmm!

Every single ingredient in this wonderful onion soup is in on the secret of its success: All the members of the onion family are present; fresh thyme; The mixture of dark miso and dry red wine do wonders to imitate the beef broth that is the trademark of onion soup...
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Filed under: Dairy Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Soup Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes

Chocolate Oats Pots de Crème Recipe

13th of May, 2010

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Chocolate Oats Pots de Crème Long before the whole-grain fashion began (I am not telling you how long, I heard ladies don’t do that, but I will give you a hint: circa my ultra-lean student years, the very years that inadvertently turned me into a cook, as I was constantly...
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Filed under: Chocolate Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Natural Foods Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes

Mushroom Leek Quiche Recipe

5th of May, 2010

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For the crust: Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups flour, any flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 stick unsalted butter 3 tablespoons ice water, or slightly more if needed Instructions: Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Pulse the flour, salt and butter in the food processor only until the mixture resembles coarse meal....
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Filed under: Dairy Pie Recipes, Dairy Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes

A Table of Contents: A Cold Vegetarian-Fish Shabbos Lunch

3rd of May, 2010

As often when we host lots of singles, this week I went Shabbos-shopping with a totally open mind. Since I was right in the area of Whole Foods on 97th St and Columbus Ave, I thought to myself, surprise me, and decided my lunch menu will be predicated on my...
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Filed under: Asian Recipes, Fish Recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Low Gluten Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Pasta Recipes, Pasta Recipes, Soup Recipes, Spelt Baking, Vegetarian Recipes

Levana Wholesome Spelt Desserts

3rd of May, 2010

Promise I don’t want to be coy here: After more than two years of incredibly hard work to get my line of Natural Spelt Desserts in place, it looks like it’s finally happening. They are called, what else, Levana. I made a dry run of the desserts a couple weeks...
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Filed under: Cake Recipes, Cookie Recipes, Dessert Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Low Gluten Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Spelt Baking, Vegetarian Recipes

Soba Noodles with Swiss Chard and Shitaki Recipe

3rd of May, 2010

Soba Noodles with Swiss Chard and Shitaki Recipe

Soba noodles are delightful, light and gluten-free. They pack in lots of flavor and nutrition, are delicious and a snap to prepare, a most welcome change from the same old same old pasta. Do try your best to get the seaweed, they will add a funky briny flavor to the...
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Filed under: Gluten Free Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Pareve Recipes, Pasta Recipes, Pasta Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes