chicken tajine
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Moroccan Chicken Tajine with Swiss Chard and Fennel Recipe

Chicken Tajine The wonderful thing about Moroccan Cooking and all tajines is, there's never any talk about side dishes. It's all aboard in a pot! We cook everything together. So it is no wonder we eat our veggies.  The results are a fabulous…
olive salad
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Moroccan Mixed Olive Salad Recipe

Olive Salad. That's right: Not Salad with Olives! We Moroccans grew up eating olives at every meal, not only in salads but cooked with our dishes. In this dish, they ARE the salad. I love mixing and matching good quality olives for this…
crockpot turkey
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Crockpot Turkey and Wild Rice Cholent Recipe

Crockpot turkey is the best You end up with pulled turkey, fabulous, economical and incredibly easy. I gamely share the credit with two brands that devote their expertize to wrapping food in bags. I will explain, keep reading. Crockpot turkey lends…
fillo pastries
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Moroccan Almond Fillo Pastries Recipe

Fillo pastries They are a staple in our Moroccan Pastry repertoire. There is no Moroccan Dessert display without fillo pastries, first cousins of  Baklava. Although I am showcasing the glorious almond in the filling of these Fillo Pastries,…
no knead challah
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Large Batch Spelt No Knead Challah Recipe. All Variations

No knead Challah I have been endlessly tinkering with. Ever since I had the good fortune of coming across Zoe François and Dr Jeff Hertzberg's latest beautiful book, The New Artisan Bread in 5 minutes a day, I have been baking bread more…
sweet potato
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Moroccan Sweet Potato Tajine Recipe

Sweet potato lovers, we are talking about you! This Tajine is a wonderful way to expand on your sweet potato repertoire. We don't often think of contrasting sweet potatoes with bold assertive ingredients: Olives, preserved lemon and cilantro:…
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Moroccan Potato Pie (Amhammar) Recipe. Chicken Variation

Moroccan Potato Pie: A great favorite in our Moroccan cuisine. This rustic dish (Amhammar) is a good example of how we make something rich (eggs) or starchy (potatoes) go a long way. Do not be alarmed by the number of eggs used: When you…
swiss chard salad
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Moroccan Carrot Swiss Chard Salad Recipe

Swiss Chard Salad is cooked and spicy! The added carrots are a wonderful match, and make the salad so colorful! See why we eat our veggies in Morocco? That it is super healthy goes without saying. The salad will keep well a couple of days…
lima beans
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Moroccan Artichoke and Lima Beans Tajine Recipe

Lima beans (or fava beans) herald the arrival of spring. Cooked together with artichokes, this tajine stars a flavor match made in heaven. Artichokes and lima beans are two huge favorites in our Moroccan Cuisine. This dish stands alone as…
salmon tajine
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Salmon Tajine in Mustard Caper Sauce Recipe.

Salmon Tajine in Mustard Caper Sauce is one of my favorite salmon dishes: It is so simple, so zippy and so delicious. We Sephardis are suckers for Mustard-Caper-Lemon Trinity. Here is just about all you need to know when you make salmon…
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Chicken Tajine with Haricots Verts. Beef Variation

Moroccan Chicken Tajine with Haricots Verts: The demure string bean gets elevated to star status in our Moroccan way of cooking. Side dish? Never heard of it! All aboard in a tajine! Is it any wonder we Sephardis and all Moroccans love our…
chickpea tajine
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Chickpea Tajine Dates and Swiss Chard Recipe

My Chickpea Tajine is chock-full of delicious stuff: Dates, Swiss chard, almonds. Does this sound fabulous and nutritious or what? I just spotted fresh dates! I grin nostalgically at this unusual New York site, as if I had run into a long-lost…