kumquat
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Kumquat Recipes: Salsa, Meat Sauce and More

Kumquat growing in your backyard? This is the lovely sight we were treated to recently. We were invited at a Shabbos lunch in Jerusalem, and our hosts had a kumquat tree brimming with beautiful and fragrant fruit growing in their backyard.…
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Hot Pepper Jelly Recipe. With Berry Variation

Did you say Hot Pepper Jelly? Huh? Hot jam? What's wrong with these people? What next? Seriously: Hot Pepper Jelly is fabulous! This jam lover experiments with absolutely all jam and preserves possibilities. This recipe is the result of endless…
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Mixed Greens with Basil Honey Dressing Recipe

Use this Basil Honey Dressing not just on salads, but in chicken and fish dishes too: It is that good! Thank you Liz Rueven at www.kosherlikeme.com for including my Basil Honey Dressing Recipe in your beautiful story about Marina's great new…
pesto
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Pasta with Pesto Sauce Recipe. All Variations

Pesto The great classic wears many exciting hats. It is traditionally based on most often based on basil, olive oil, and toasted walnuts. But we have seen it recast with a different herb or nut, and tasting just as delicious and interesting.…
Teryiaki Sauce Recipe
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Teryiaki Sauce Recipe. Suggested Uses

Teryiaki sauce is one of my great favorites. I live in the vicinity of several Chinese restaurants (who doesn't?). Every morning I watch the mountain of trash at their back door, and it always includes enormous jerry cans of teryiaki sauce:…
preserved lemons
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Moroccan Preserved Lemons Recipe

Preserved lemons are a must in our Moroccan Cuisine The store-bought variety doesn’t even begin to compare with its homemade counterpart. Preserved lemons take minutes to prepare and two weeks to "incubate" totally unassisted. And the…
apple chutney
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Spicy Apple Chutney Recipe

My apple chutney is zippy and chunky. The pairing with tomatoes and raisins makes my apple chutney a real winner. Chutney comes from the Hindi “to be licked” That's an inspired derivation, if you have ever tasted a good one! Chutneys…
Japanese pickles
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Japanese Pickles Recipe. KimChi and All Variations

Japanese pickles are a snap to make. Pickles and KimChi recipe, and much much more, are in my New Cookbook, The Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen. We grew up eating pickles and all fermented foods: Not just what we in the US call pickles, but all…
raita
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Raita Recipe with Mint and Cucumber

Raita is a cool and delicious way to put out fires in curries, But It is delicious even on its own Mint, cucumber, yogurt: What could be more fun and more yum than this flavor lineup? And you will love the chunky texture. No problem making…
raspberry vinegar
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Raspberry Vinegar Recipe. Cranberry Variation

Raspberry Vinegar: You will make about 2 quarts in minutes, at a fraction of the price of store-bought. Knock off your friends' socks, and bring them a pint on Purim and anytime. And this is why I love love love a nice large recipe of condiments:…
Chai Mix
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Turmeric Chai Mix Recipe. All Variations

Turmeric Chai Mix Turmeric Chai Mix Aliases Every culture riffs on the basic Indian spice mix, and renames it: in India it is called golden chai masala;  in Israel they use it mostly as the Yemenite sweet coffee spice mix, or Hawayedj…
teriyaki sauce
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Teriyaki Sauce Recipe the Homemade way

Homemade Teriyaki sauce: There is no commercial version that comes close. I live in the vicinity of several Chinese restaurants (who doesn’t?). Every morning I watch the mountain of trash at their back door, and it always includes enormous…