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Chocolat à Toute Heure. With Recipes!

Chocolat à Toute Heure: Which means, chocolate anytime. That's right, not only in minor emergencies such as an attack of the munchies. You can have it for dinner too, as in this fabulous bean dish and chicken dish: how liberating is that? Of…
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Lag Baomer Pre-BBQ Super Brunch: Perfect for Shavuot

We had a great dairy Lag Baomer brunch with our friends yesterday, a sort of antidote to Lag Baomer BBQs, only in reverse. Here is what I served, and it's ALL in my new cookbook, coming out any day. I hope it gives you some ideas: When I described…
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My Menu for Lean Latin Feast

My Menu for Lean Latin Feast My Lean Latin Feast menu for our last demo: It was so fabulous I must share it with all of you: There is not a single asset that my Latin Feast menu doesn't have: Quick, fun, festive, healthy and lean. Looking…
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Crockpot Recipes: Plug it and Forget it

Crockpot recipes: I am often asked if I intend to write a cookbook on the immensely popular subject. No I don't - it's not necessary: there's no end of crockpot recipes and cookbooks out there. But I do intend to point out what a wonderful…
Frying tips
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Frying Tips: Basic Latkas and Variations

I'll bet Frying tips is exactly what you've been hoping for. This is my Fear of Frying Therapy! Ah Frying! The food we love to hate! To make matters worse, taking the quintessential fried treat, potato latkas, courtesy of the alarmist low-carb…
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Trio of Tuna Recipes

 Tuna Handrolls This trio of tuna is always glamorous, and so simple I demonstrated the three dishes as a small part of a whole cooking demo called "intimate meals": Nothing to it! Tuna Tartare: 1 inch piece ginger 3 sprigs cilantro,…
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Thanksgiving Feast: Perfect Simple Recipes

Thanksgiving Feast everyone can enjoy without stress! Thanksgiving is a wonderful day, but it is also cause for much commotion. It need not be! You know me: nothing is ever an excuse to lose my head and throw balance and nutrition to the winds…
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A Summer Shabbos Lunch. Menu and Recipes

Shabbos Lunch can be same old same old... Or it can be, as it is here, an exciting cold vegetarian and fish meal. As often when we host lots of singles for Shabbos, this week I went Shabbos shopping with a totally open mind. Since I was right…

Easy Summer Shabbos Entertaining. Menu and Recipes

Shabbos Entertaining can easily get trickier in the dog days of summer. The preoccupation with dreaming up wonderful and easy summer dishes started very early this year for me. Recently I found myself listening, rather incredulously, to the…
passover cooking
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Passover Cooking. Perfect Seder Recipes. Non-Gebroks

Passover Cooking: Just the thought makes everyone shudder Let me start with my induction  Boot Camp Crash Course in Passover Cooking, read my Passover Kitchen Diaries: Anatomy of a Week in the Home Kitchen Trenches. I grew up in a very modest…