lamb soup
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Crockpot Soups: Lamb Soup with Mushrooms and Tomatoes

Lamb soup: All aboard in a crockpot. Plug it, and forget it! Soup lovers out there, you'll be thrilled! My lamb soup is not just very low maintenance. It is also very elastic. I don't do a stitch of work beyond throwing everything in the pot,…
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Moroccan Quinoa Salad with Mint and Raisins Recipe

There are dozen ways to make a wonderful Quinoa Salad, all exciting and all healthy and delicious, and all gluten-free. Quinoa is the grain I use most often in salads, even in Tabouleh I am going with a decidedly Sephardi Quinoa Salad, with…
black rice
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Black Rice Risotto with King Oyster Mushrooms Recipe

Black rice is also called purple rice and forbidden rice It deserves all the evocative aliases it goes by. Deep in color and flavor, with an appealing bite and nutty notes. It turns a dish into something not only delicious but stunning. Black…
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Gluten-Free Muffins. All Variations

Making good gluten-free muffins takes a little practice, and the good news is, with each new batch, my gluten-free muffins are getting more delicious. My most recent flurry of tinkering with gluten-free muffins is for my grandson's sake.…
crockpot turkey
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Crockpot Turkey and Wild Rice Cholent Recipe

Crockpot turkey is the best For this fabulous and incredibly easy dish, I gamely share the credit with two brands that devote their expertize to wrapping food in bags. I will explain, keep reading. Crockpot turkey lends itself perfectly…
cholent soup
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Kasha with Onions and Mushrooms Recipe. Quinoa Variation. Gluten-Free

Kasha, onions, mushrooms: Perfect expat Jewish food. Kasha, known to much of the world as buckwheat, is a staple in many Eastern European countries. Toasting the kasha before cooking it gives it a delicious nutty taste, and rolling it in beaten…
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Vegetable Latkas and Burgers Recipes. All Variations

Vegetable Latkas and burgers are wonderful not just on Chanukkah, but year-round. Great children food too, as it sneaks in all those ingredients they would often scorn, but are totally integrated in burgers, where they do their unseen magic. Fear…
gluten-free bread
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Gluten-Free Bread and Challah Rolls Recipe

Gluten-free Bread and Challah: Since there seems to be an inexhaustible demand for it, here's my two cents. Let me start by saying I am constantly tinkering with this recipe, and as delicious as it is, it is still a work in progress. There's…
sweet vermicelli
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Moroccan Sweet Vermicelli Recipe. Gluten-Free Friendly

Moroccan Sweet Vermicelli is comfort food at its best and easiest. And healthiest: In Morocco we grew up on this kind of dessert my mother, an ingenious cook if I ever met one, used to whip  up at the drop of a hat, for children big and small.…