dried fruit couscous
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Vegetarian Couscous Recipe. Meat and Poultry Variations.

Vegetarian Couscous is wonderful and fun And Couscous is the rock star of Moroccan cuisine. You can make couscous with many exciting vegetable combinations. Here are just two other combos for you, all delicious: Summer vegetable couscous This…
polenta casserole
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Polenta Casserole Au Gratin Recipe

For this polenta casserole and all other polenta dishes: Please ignore those insipid cooked polenta rolls you find in the supermarket: Making the polenta base takes minutes, and is the bulk of the work for this delicious dish, which will…
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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…
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LEVANA COOKS WITH OSEM MATZAH PRODUCTS: APPLE RAISIN FARFEL RECIPE

Apple Raisin farfel is a wonderful Passover and year round comfort food. This delicious and super-nutritious dish is sure to be equally at home as a side dish and as a breakfast or even dessert! Kind of a new-age Matzah Brei but without the…
Brisket in coffee bourbon sauce
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Brisket in Coffee Bourbon Sauce Recipe

Brisket in Coffee Bourbon Sauce Another winner (scroll down for my original brisket). My brisket Bechor is my famous Brisket in Sweet and Sour Sauce. A classic!  You will get no end of fabulous Seder Dishes ideas in my big Seder Menu…
coconut meringues
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Chocolate-Dipped Coconut Meringues Recipe

Coconut Meringues: Chocolate-dipped! This is serious delicious trouble! Kids, please: Don't let's get into a turf war with the distinguished and wonderful French Macarons, or with the somewhat less distinguished and ubiquitous canned Passover…
artichokes
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Artichokes and Carrots in Lemon Sauce Recipe

Artichokes are a Sephardi favorite. In Morocco they are a staple, and I remember a variety I haven’t seen anywhere else: tiny, with pointed leaves as sharp as thorns, which we used to eat by the dozen at the end of a meal as dessert, much…
yerushalmi kugel
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Yerushalmi Kugel Recipe

Yerushalmi Kugel is a great Jewish favorite It is also a real showcase in Israeli synagogues at Kiddush time: I have seen two burly men flip an enormous pot of Yerushalmi Kugel onto a gigantic counter, then slice it across its whole diameter…
dairy-free cheesecake
almond olive oil cake
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Almond Olive Oil Cake Recipe. Gluten-Free Friendly

Olive Oil Cake This fantastic almond olive oil cake is one of my favorite cakes, and works perfectly on Passover. As much as I would like to make my life easier by minimizing Passover preparations, I have never had the heart to buy pre-made…