Paella
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Paella Recipe. Featuring Jack's Gourmet Sausages

I learned all Paella secrets with my catering staff. I inherited the secrets from the wonderful staff with whom I worked all my catering years, two of whom still serve as my assistants at my cooking workshops. One day I decided to learn some…
dried fruit couscous
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Dried Fruit Couscous Recipe. Meat and Poultry Variations.

Dried Fruit Couscous is wonderful and fun And Couscous is the rock star of Moroccan cuisine. Couscous is native to Morocco, and the word refers to both the grain and the traditional dish made with the grain. It is semolina, or durum (the…
chinese meatloaf
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Chinese Meatloaf Recipe. All-American Variation

Chinese meatloaf is the easiest and tastiest ever! This Chinese meatloaf is extended by several vegetables—so you end up with a leaner and lighter meat loaf—and the potato flakes make it particularly smooth. Children love it! It will…
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Hamburgers Recipe. All Toppings

Hamburgers are a perennial favorite. You can make your own hamburgers, right at home, in minutes. Please don't get impatient! There is simply no recipe for delicious and healthy hamburgers. Boom. Boom. Done. But there sure are lots of good…
burritos
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Black Bean Burritos Recipe

My burritos are in my Dairy-Free Cookbook. I whip up my black bean burritos recipe, my BBB as I call it, whenever company is coming on short notice. If I don’t have the burritos or corn tortillas on hand, I simply put the filling in a bowl,…
chicken mole
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Chicken Mole Sauce Recipe

Chicken Mole Sauce! Ole Mole! I can’t tell you how many times I have knocked my guests’ socks off with my chicken mole. Mole (pronounced Mow-Lay) sauce signals the presence of chocolate in the dish. Improbable ingredient combo, simple…
bourbon sauce
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Brisket in Bourbon Sauce Recipe

My brisket in bourbon sauce is another winner (scroll down for my original brisket). Another brisket of mine with wacky ingredients that comes out to die for! Just ask all the guests that were at my Seder Demo last night: They were falling like…
levana-cooks-perfect-schnitzel-recipe
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In Search of the Perfect Schnitzel Recipe

Schnitzel often doesn't love us back: Too many diners complain love it but are disappointed that they get so easily dried out. My daughter-in-law Ruthie makes the best schnitzel but always keeps insisting she does nothing in particular,…
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Chicken Breasts with Chipotle Mock Cream Sauce. Gluten-Free

I can make a delicious and dairy-free mock cream sauce in meat dishes by stirring in a good quality plain soy or coconut yogurt: Yes: Kosher food has moved up in the world, just the way I like it: Natural! Chipotles are smoked red peppers,…
quinoa chili
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Oat Quinoa Chili Recipe. Gluten-Free

Oat Quinoa chili is the answer, when beans don't agree with you. For all of us whose love of beans remains, alas, unrequited, let me say you can make a perfect chili substituting oat, quinoa and rice in any proportion for the feisty beans,…
roast chicken
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All Roast Chicken Recipes Including BBQ Chicken

All roast chicken lovers out there: Here are very simple ways to treat yourself, getting a different and delicious dish each time. Make sure you never run out of my dry spice rub—it’s fabulous and so versatile. A whole roast chicken…
crockpot recipes
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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…