flan
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Coconut Cinnamon Flan Recipe. Gluten-Free Friendly

Flan is the Sunday treat of my childhood. My mother made the greatest flan and was my inspiration for this version. I tinkered with a dessert that would be a nutritionally ... hmm not exactly lean, but much more affordable and no less delicious…
pumpkin corn pudding
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Pumpkin Corn Pudding Recipe. Gluten-Free

In this pumpkin corn pudding, pumpkin and corn are an amazing match. Pumpkin corn pudding is a wonderful comfort food, and super easy to make. You will be pleased to see that in my new cookbook I make extensive use of pumpkin all shapes and…
cottage cheese salad
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Cottage Cheese Salad Recipe

I just had me a little cottage cheese salad party! My granddaughter Musia and I demolished a whole bowl of it this past shabbos. Just in case cottage cheese eaten alone sounds too plain, here's how to jazz it up! My Russian mother in law…
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Hamburgers Recipe. All Toppings

Hamburgers are a perennial favorite. You can make your own hamburgers, right at home, in minutes. Please don't get impatient! There is simply no recipe for delicious and healthy hamburgers. Boom. Boom. Done. But there sure are lots of good…
baked beans
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Beer Baked Beans Recipe

Baked beans are a huge crowd pleaser! They get invited, with our buddies, to just about every barbecue and ball game. When my son Yakov was a little schoolboy, he would always gush about Eagle Day Camp baked beans. You must get the camp's…
cole slaw
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Cole Slaw Recipe the Easy and Healthy Way

I adore cole slaw. I have long since stopped apologizing for my plebeian tastes. I love to make it for large parties too. It doesn't hurt that it keeps perfectly for a good few days. You will see that my cole slaw is much leaner than the…
corn salad
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Fresh Dill Corn Salad Recipe

Fresh corn salad is an almost-constant staple at my table Especially in the summer when the corn is so sweet and tender I use it raw. It works perfectly as a salad and as a side dish. It looks like red, yellow and green confetti and is…
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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Potato Portobello Soup Recipe

My Potato Portobello Soup is 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 my soups are vegetarian…