kabocha soup
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Sweet Potato Kabocha Soup Recipe

Kabocha Soup: This is my daughter Bella’s favorite soup. I brought her a vat of it when she had her baby. Still she doesn’t seem to tire of it and now enjoys it with her baby. I always notice with pleasure that all kids big and small love…
berry kanten
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Berry Kanten Recipe: Jell-o of Champions

Berry Kanten Recipe: Consider kanten the Jell-O of champions. You can make it with any kind of fruit and juice, or tea. Take a look at my Lychee Kanten Recipe. Kuzu, the starch of the kuzu plant, is a great natural thickener, and is…
black bean soup
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Quick Black Bean Soup Recipe

Black Bean Soup: Boy, you'll be happy to have one super quick bean soup! Canned beans will work here just fine, as the soup has lots of fabulous flavors going for it. Secret ingredient: chocolate! Black beans and chocolate? Yup, it's fantastic!…
Miso Soup with All the Fixin's Recipe
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Miso Soup with all the Fixins’ Recipe

Miso Soup is a Marvel   I cannot even tell you how often miso soup is dinner at my house, and in how many varieties! I have demonstrated it hundreds of times at my cooking demos, often for groups as large as a hundred guests of more! Quick…
Shepherd Pie
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Shepherd Pie Recipe

Shepherd Pie     This is one of my favorite comfort foods, and a big Sephardi Favorite that appears at every holiday table. It goes by several aliases, all very closely related. Shepherd pie in English. Hachis Parmentier…
Apple Sauce Recipe
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Nothing Beats Homemade Apple Sauce Recipe

Nothing beats homemade apple sauce! While you indulge in frying - and eating - latkas, it's a perfect time to tell you there is a huge difference between store-bought apple sauce and homemade apple sauce. Plus it's a snap to make. So good I…
turkey chocolate sauce
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Roast Turkey Chocolate Sauce Recipe

Turkey Chocolate Sauce? Huh? Much as I would like to take the credit for the funky flavor match in this turkey with chocolate sauce, I still hasten to say I am not the original turkey-and-chocolate matchmaker. But I am proud to say I am the…
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…
dry spice rub roast turkey
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Dry Spice Rub Roast Turkey Recipe

This Dry Spice Rub Roast Turkey This recipe alone would justify why my dry spice rub recipe yields such a large batch. You will, like me, get so attached to it you will never again look at a commercial dry spice rub mix. You will…
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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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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…
apricot oat bars
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Apricot Oat Bars Recipe. Gluten-Free Friendly

My apricot oat bars are incredibly easy and wonderful! There is nothing I don’t do with oats, even mudpacks and hair rinses (which of course I don’t eat, or drink, respectively: Relax!) No problem whatsoever adapting these apricot oat bars to…