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…
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Quick Spicy Pumpkin Corn Soup Recipe

Pumpkin Corn Soup. Pumpkin and corn, get it? Yum! Quick and Healthy: My war cry! Pumpkin corn soup expresses holidays, good times and togetherness. My pumpkin corn soup is ready in a jiffy. Here 's where frozen, and of course unprocessed,…
frittata
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Frittata Recipe with All the Fixin’s

Frittata is the Latin answer to our classic omelets: It is an open-faced omelet, about an inch high, with other ingredients mixed into the egg mixture rather than used as a filling. The batter is poured into a large skillet and placed on a…
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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All Roast Chicken Recipes Including BBQ Chicken

All roast chicken lovers out there: Here are very simple ways to treat yourself, getting a different and delicious dish each time. Make sure you never run out of my dry spice rub—it’s fabulous and so versatile. A whole roast chicken…
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…
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…