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Portobello Potato Soup Recipe. Low Carb Variation

Portobello Potato Soup My version bis a sort of a new age Vichyssoise, delicious hot or chilled. I like to keep my soups meatless at all costs (unless of course the meat or poultry is the star, as in beef soup or chicken soup). So all…
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…
chocolate cake
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Chocolate Cake Recipe, Chocolate Icing Option

Chocolate Cake: The stuff of dreams! At a recent Shabbos dinner my table was crammed with chocolate addicts: Chocolate Cake a must, right? Since this is an addiction we can easily admit to, and with no need to get apologetic, I decided to make…
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Quick Chocolate Bread Pudding Recipes

Bread pudding is the answer to the perennial question, what to do with all that leftover bread, we always ask ourselves after Shabbos (attention Gluten-Free diners: this is for you too!). Turn in into bread pudding in a jiffy, that's what!…
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Wild Rice with Mushrooms and Chestnuts Recipe

Wild Rice with Mushrooms: You are in for a treat! Perfect with roast turkey. Wild rice can err on the expensive side when you buy it packaged in those little boxes. Buy it straight from bins at health food stores or in price clubs. Whatever…
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…
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…
strawberry rhubarb sauce
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Strawberry Rhubarb Sauce Recipe

This strawberry rhubarb sauce is thick and dense, a self-contained dessert, more like a new-age jell-o (whatever you do, don't call it that! Just sayin'!) Dare I share the name we give this delightful strawberry Rhubarb sauce in my house?…
chocolate peanut butter pie
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Raw Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie Recipe

Chocolate peanut butter pie: Sounds dreamy, no? My kitchen is, as aways, where all delicious nutritious things happen. I was trying to make an off-the-cuff chocolate dessert on a crazy hot day, using what I had on hand without having to turn…