caesar's salad
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Caesar’s Salad Recipe. Caesar’s Dressing

Caesar's Salad never goes out of fashion! If it was eclipsed by a new salad on the block, however briefly, I can’t  remember it. The queen of salads, albeit with a king’s name. What is the secret of its enduring popularity? In my opinion,…
cabbage apple slaw
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Cabbage Apple Slaw Recipe. Variations

Cabbage Apple slaw? Huh? Oh no! Look what happened to coleslaw! Well, really why not? A slaw being nothing more than shredded cabbage as the first building block—have fun adding all the good stuff, with minimal effort on your part, thanks…
cottage cheese salad
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Cottage Cheese Salad Recipe

I just had me a little cottage cheese salad party! My granddaughter Musia and I demolished a whole bowl of it this past shabbos. Just in case cottage cheese eaten alone sounds too plain, here's how to jazz it up! My Russian mother in law…
cole slaw
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Cole Slaw Recipe the Easy and Healthy Way

I adore cole slaw. I have long since stopped apologizing for my plebeian tastes. I love to make it for large parties too. It doesn't hurt that it keeps perfectly for a good few days. You will see that my cole slaw is much leaner than the…
corn salad
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Fresh Dill Corn Salad Recipe

Fresh corn salad is an almost-constant staple at my table Especially in the summer when the corn is so sweet and tender I use it raw. It works perfectly as a salad and as a side dish. It looks like red, yellow and green confetti and is…
watermelon salad
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Minted Watermelon Salad Recipe

Watermelon Salad with Feta and Tomatoes: Huh? Does this salad combo sound wacky enough for you? I admit this watermelon salad is quite a stretch from the way watermelon is usually enjoyed: only one small good problem— watermelon salad is fabulous,…
waldorf salad
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Waldorf Salad Recipe. All Variations

Waldorf Salad You can riff on this Salad and take it in a dozen fun directions. But the four constant ingredients are always apples, raisins, celery, and nuts. Besides these four constant trademarks, there’s so much you can do with…
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LEVANA COOKS WITH OSEM MATZAH PRODUCTS: FARFEL WITH ONIONS AND MUSHROOMS RECIPE

Farfel is nothing more than matzah cut up small and calibrated for quick cooking. I use the Osem whole wheat version, with wonderful results. You will love the robustness of the whole-grain flavor. No need to wait for Passover to make this…
smoked salmon
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Smoked Salmon Lemony Green Salad Recipe.

Smoked salmon, lemon zest, chick peas, artichoke hearts, avocado? Marriages made in salad heaven! Move over Bagels and lox! In this delightful smoked salmon salad, I did nothing more than a little flavor matchmaking and made it a main course…
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Boston Lettuce and Chopped Herbs with Shallot Cider Dressing Recipe

Boston Lettuce is one of my favorite lettuces. So delicious that just Boston lettuce properly dressed, and hardly anything more, is enough to make you a wonderful salad. I'll bet this Boston lettuce salad is the shortest salad green selection…
panzanella
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Panzanella Recipe

The cute name Panzanella comes from the Italian word “pan”, which means bread. Panzanella is loaded with bright flavors and fragrant herbs like mint and basil. The ideal leftover dish, as it is made from 2-to-3-day-old bread. Gluten-free…
Minted Tabouleh Recipe. Passover-Friendly
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Minted Tabouleh Recipe. Passover-Friendly

Fresh Minted Tabouleh is far superior than store bought alternatives! I have included here a gluten-free adaptation, perfect for Passover as well.  I am giving you instructions for regular tabouleh as well: In this case no cooking necessary…