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…
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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…
Thai Pumpkin soup
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Quick Thai Pumpkin Soup Recipe

Thai Pumpkin Soup This flavor lineup in this soup is unbeatable. It is overlaid with Asian flavors: peanut butter, ginger, cinnamon, coconut milk: Mmmmm... it sounds almost like dessert! I love the whole pumpkin and squash family, and welcome…
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…