gravlax
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Gravlax Recipe.

Gravlax is a great treat, and a snap to make. It just needs a couple days' advance planning, just like all cured, pickled, fermented foods. And the rewards are great. I own six bricks, which I use only for the preparation of gravlax. Once…
potato tajine
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Moroccan Potato Tajine Recipe. All Variations

Potato Tajine is Sephardi food at its simplest and most fragrant. Straight from the Moroccan kitchen of my childhood. Potato Tajine is ridiculously simple: Easy ingredients, easy maintenance. I have included several variations of this potato…
mock crab salad
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Mock Crab Salad with Corn Apple Recipe

I make Mock Crab salad at a moment's notice. I made it this Shabbos, for my husband and I, as I was hatching a meal spartan enough (and of course delicious enough!) to atone for some of the magnificent meals we indulged in the whole Pessach…
tilapia fillets
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Tilapia Fillets with Tomatoes Lemon Sauce Recipe. All Variations

I love tilapia fillets: versatile, widely available and inexpensive. I always use the large tilapia fillets,  (7 to 9 ounces): they never let me down or go to pieces on me during the cooking process, and they are much more presentable than…
Tricolor Fish Terrine Recipe with Vegetarian Variation
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Tricolor Fish Terrine Recipe. Vegetarian Variation

With Fish Terrine, you will create a sensation! The dramatic layered presentation will make you look like a professional chef, without too much hard work. You will enjoy the freedom fish terrine gives you on party day, as you can make…
Cornmeal-Crusted Tilapia Fillets with Cocktail Sauce Recipe
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Cornmeal-Crusted Tilapia Fillets with Cocktail Sauce Recipe

Tilapia might suffer from mild neglect in the States.   It is so underrated! I suspect one of the reasons is because tilapia raised in China gets a reputation for being farmed quite recklessly, and in less than sanitary conditions.…
herring salad
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Herring Salad Recipe. White Fish Salad Variation

My herring salad is a new-age take on herring. I suspect many of you have the same problem I do with the regular herring salad offerings we are used to: We all love herring and all briny smoked salty cured foods. But the amount of salt can…
tehina sauce
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Fish in Tehina Sauce Recipe

This fish in tehina sauce is a delicious and ridiculously easy It is a very good illustration of everything I promise in the Pantry Chapter of my new cookbook, The Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen. Glorious Meals Pure and Simple: A Good Pantry:…
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:…
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Moroccan Chraimi Fish Recipe. Fishballs Variation

My Chraimi is excerpted from my latest cookbook, The Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen. Israelis affectionately call this dish chraimi, insisting that’s what Moroccans call it. (Hello! Never heard of the word Chraimi in Morocco! Something probably…
chicken tandoori
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Fish Tandoori Recipe. Chicken Variation

The term Tandoori is Indian. It means the dish is made in a Tandoor, or clay oven. Of course you don't need to have a tandoor oven to make a tandoori recipe! It signals the present of a yogurt or buttermilk in the sauce ingredients, which…
Vegetarian burgers
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Vegetarian Burgers and Latkas Recipes. All Variations

Vegetarian Burgers and Latkas: Wonderful not just on Chanukkah, but year-round. To me, latkas and burgers are interchangeable. Just as you can make latkas with virtually any vegetable (and fruit), so can you make burgers with any vegetable…