grape leaves
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Herb-Roasted Trout in Grape Leaves Recipe

Herb-Roasted Trout in Grape Leaves Grape leaves are delightful, not only for stuffing but for wrapping fish or chicken, leaving you with a moist and fragrant dish. This dish is overlaid with my favorite Moroccan flavors. I love to serve this…
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Maple Roasted Salmon Recipe

Maple roasted salmon: I can't tell you how many people make my  recipe. The short and dazzling favor lineup in this roasted salmon dish does its magic with practically no work.  No problem doubling the roasted salmon recipe when you have…
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…
salsa verde
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Salsa Verde Over Tilapia Fillets Recipe

Salsa Verde Over Tilapia Fillets: Ready in a jiffy. It has just enough kick to satisfy a spicy food lover without being overpowering. If you want something that really tests the spicy limits check out my Charif recipe. The pairing of tilapia…
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…
Trio of tuna
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Trio of Tuna Recipe. Salmon Variation

Trio of Tuna 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 handrolls, Tuna tartare,  and seared tuna. Three winners! Trio…
fishballs
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Moroccan Fishballs in Lemon Sauce Recipe. All Variations

Fishballs Moroccan Style: They are our Moroccan/Sephardi answer to Gefilte Fish, easy, fragrant, zippy and delicious. No problem using this exact fishballs recipe using meat or poultry: Simply substitute ground beef, chicken, turkey, or…
Mock Crab Summer Rolls with Thai Sauce Recipe
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Mock Crab Summer Rolls with Thai Sauce Recipe

Mock crab makes a wonderful filling for summer rolls. And it is super easy, as mock crab is precooked and therefore doesn't require additional cooking. Summer rolls are those delightful paper-thin rice disks that you dip in warm water to soften…
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Sea Bass Niçoise en Papillotte Recipe

Sea Bass Sea bass en Papillotte is a neatly packaged meal. Only, not that kind of a package! Enclosing the fish and its toppings in foil, parchment or wax paper seals in all its flavors. The package acts as a mini pressure cooker. Minimal…
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Mock Crab Pasta Salad Recipe

This Mock Crab Pasta Salad includes many of my favorite summer flavors! The only cooking that goes on in this dish is boiling water to soak the pasta. Mock Crab is easily available in the freezer section of your supermarket, and is all natural.…
seared tuna steaks
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Seared Tuna Steaks Recipe. Quick and Affordable.

Seared tuna steaks are beyond simple. No recipe here! Fresh tuna steaks can unfortunately err on the VERY expensive side, but the good news here is: I get individually vacuum-packed frozen tuna steaks, sushi quality, every bit as delicious…
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No Rice Nori Rolls Recipe

Nori Rolls: simplified! Many times we just can't make nori rolls with rice (for instance on shabbos, or anytime when you need to make them in advance). Rice-based sushi is never quite as good after it is refrigerated because the rice tends…