lamb soup
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Crockpot Soups: Lamb Soup with Mushrooms and Tomatoes

Lamb soup: All aboard in a crockpot. Plug it, and forget it! Soup lovers out there, you'll be thrilled! My lamb soup is not just very low maintenance. It is also very elastic. I don't do a stitch of work beyond throwing everything in the pot,…
magic cookie bars
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Vegan Magic Cookie Bars Recipe.

Magic Cookie Bars: three deliciously loaded words! I usually never like to call any baked goods with a name that could cause the slightest confusion. Is it a cookie or a bar? And the answer is: It is equally at home as a cookie, and as a…
cooking demonstration
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My Latest Cooking Demonstration: Chabad Atlanta. Photos and Recipes

Enjoy the pictures and the recipes of our Cooking Demonstration, last week at Chabad Atlanta  https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.896280337090500.1073741872.213383695380171&type=1 Our Cooking Demonstration in Atlanta was so much…
dacquoise
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Chocolate Hazelnut Dacquoise Recipe

Dacquoise is that dreamy French classic! It is made up of alternating layers of meringue and fillings. I have made the fillings much lighter, healthier and much simpler to make, but no less delicious, with the help of my staunch ally tofu:…
turnip cakes
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Turnip Cakes with Dipping Sauce and Wasabi Oil Recipe

Turnip cakes are pure hipster food. What a pity we can't find them in Kosher Sushi Restaurants! they are so much fun: Turnip Cakes are a Chinese Dim Sum dish made of shredded turnip and radish  and rice flour. Turnip cakes are steamed, then…
chocolate truffles
Chestnut Mushroom Soup
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Cholent Jazzed up: Chestnut Mushroom Soup Recipe

Chestnut Mushroom Soup sounds a lot more refined than cholent, doesn't it? And yet, that's pretty much all it is! This shabbos looked like it was going to be another unseasonably chilly day, soup weather. And I had several non-meat eaters…
zuppa inglese
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Zuppa Inglese Recipe. Gluten-Free Friendly

Zuppa Inglese is not a soup at all Rather, it is an affectionate take on what Italians see as a favorite British dessert, closely related to trifle. The traditional Zuppa Inglese uses cream and eggs. As always with desserts known as containing…
black currant sauce
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Beef in Black Currant Sauce Recipe

Black currant sauce, with chocolate. Wow! Outrageous! Sorry I can't contain myself! Is this combo even safe, you might wonder? It is much better than safe: It's wonderful! The chocolate, cassis (a Black Currant Liquor, available at all…
almond cookies
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Moroccan Almond Cookies Recipe. Ghriba. Vegan.

Almond Cookies are a  great Moroccan favorite, called ghriba. Traditionally we make them round and top them with a little cinnamon. I am including the Traditional Basic Ghriba recipe here as well, so this Moroccan Almond Cookies variation,…
chickpea soup
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Moroccan Chickpea Soup Recipe

Chickpea soup is much dreamier than it sounds. It is also nowhere near as plebeian as it sounds. Especially when you make chickpea soup, as I do, with all our wonderful Moroccan seasonings. The French term for chickpea is “pois chiches,”…
fig tart
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Fig Tart Goat Cheese Recipe

Fig Tart with goat cheese! Add to this winning pairing rosemary and honey! Rustic, funky and unpretentious elegance. My Fig tart is easy to make the gluten-free way too: You could use any flour you like! No cooking wine or cooking sherry…