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Minted Cranberry Orange Relish Recipe

Cranberry Orange Relish is a treat you can make year round, since frozen cranberries are always available and delicious. The flavor match in this cranberry orange relish is unbeatable: Cranberries, mint and orange. Delicious with poultry dishes.…
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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…
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Pumpkin Pecan Pie Recipe. Gluten-Free Friendly

My Pumpkin Pecan Pie is a much lighter, less cloying and more natural but no less delicious version of the classic pecan pie. Kiss your corn syrup goodbye (I have long since banished it) and enjoy making this pecan pie filling and many other…
Cabbage Sauerkraut soup
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Cabbage Sauerkraut Soup Recipe

My Cabbage Sauerkraut soup makes double use of cabbage. I look for every excuse to use the humble cabbage, like in this cabbage sauerkraut soup. Talk about gastronomie sans argent, with nutrition worth its weight in gold. Cabbage and caraway…
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Quick Thai Pumpkin Soup Recipe

This flavor lineup in this Thai Pumpkin soup is unbeatable, and makes such a strong statement you have nothing more to  do than to bring all ingredients to a boil, and blend. Quick is not even the word for this Thai pumpkin soup, plus vegetarian, and…
semolina soup
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Moroccan Semolina Soup Recipe. Gluten-Free Friendly

In my native Morocco this semolina soup is often breakfast. Semolina soup takes minutes from beginning to end and costs pennies, and it is so satisfying. I have whipped it up countless times when I needed to round out a meal in a jiffy. You…
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Cape Cod Cold Kugel Recipe

Huh? Cold Kugel? What's going on, have I lost my head? Who needs a cold kugel recipe? Who would even give cold kugel the right time of day? Or was I just playing with alliteration (Cape Cold Cold Kugel: Does sound catchy!)? Seriously: All of…
honey cake
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Honey Cake Recipe. Gluten-Free Adaptation Included

Honey Cake: Rosh Hashanah couldn't be too far off. It is to the High Holidays what latkas are to Chanukah. This honey cake is for keeps! I actually succeed in turning quite a few people on to my honey cake. It is moist and spicy and easy to…
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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Lamb and Pine Nut-Stuffed Grape Leaves Recipe

These stuffed grape leaves are a real treat, and might cure you of all misguided urges you might have to open a can and find a dozen insipid ready-to-eat grape leaves. Instead, spend a few minutes on the preparation of these fabulous gems, and…
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Pumpkin Chestnut Mousse Recipe. Gluten-Free

Does Pumpkin Chestnut Mousse with red beans sound funky enough for you? The best part is, no, make that the best parts are: No cooking, delicious, and nutritious enough to be much more than dessert, indeed part of dinner. And Gluten-free to…