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…
levana-cooks-perfect-schnitzel-recipe
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In Search of the Perfect Schnitzel Recipe

Schnitzel often doesn't love us back: Too many diners complain that they love it but are disappointed that they get so easily dried out. My daughter-in-law Ruthie makes the best schnitzel but always keeps insisting she does nothing in particular,…
apricot chutney
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Apricot Chutney Recipe

  No store-bought apricot chutney comes close to homemade! This is true of all chutneys. Still looking for a fabulous homemade Mishloach Manot treat, one that will last until Passover and beyond? Apricot Chutney! Chutneys, from the…
Pumpkin corn soup
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Quick Pumpkin Corn Soup Recipe

Pumpkin Corn Soup Pumpkin and corn sont deux mots qui vont tres bien ensemble. Yum! This is a quick soup, for when we need something in short order and we don’t have time to fuss. Quick and Healthy: My war cry! The ingredient lineup…
Frittata
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Frittata Recipe with All the Fixin’s

Frittata That is the Latin answer to our classic omelets: It is an open-faced omelet, about an inch high. Other ingredients mixed into the egg mixture, rather than used as a filling. The batter is poured into a large skillet and placed…
quinoa chili
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Oat Quinoa Chili Recipe. Gluten-Free

Oat Quinoa chili is the answer, when beans don't agree with you. For all of us whose love of beans remains, alas, unrequited, let me say you can make a perfect chili substituting oat, quinoa and rice in any proportion for the feisty beans,…
Roast chicken
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Roast Chicken Recipes Including BBQ Chicken

Roast Chicken Lovers out There   Show of hands! Yeah. Thought so. Falling like flies. My buddies. Mmmm, Seriously. On top of my list of favorite dinners. It is a very simple attainable way to treat yourself to a festive dinner,…
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…
summer rolls
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Summer Rolls with Thai Sauce Recipe

Summer rolls are those delightful paper-thin rice disks Dip in warm water to soften (no cooking!), fill with virtually anything you like, roll and dip in the sauce of your choice: I love the suggested Thai dipping sauce for these summer rolls But…
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!…
muffins
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Muffins Recipes. Including Vegan and Gluten-Free

Muffins Galore! That's right: You say cupcakes, I say muffins! Gosh, I would hate to lose my popularity with the junior cupcake crowd, but many years of catering kids’ parties and watching their delighted faces as their lick their fingers…