swiss chard pasta
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Swiss Chard Pasta Recipe. Variations

Swiss Chard Pasta We make a lot of noise about kale, and rightly so. Kale is indeed good and good for you. But Swiss chard is what we grew up with. Don't get me wrong: I love kale and use it every chance I get. I just wish we would give Swiss…
Purim Baskets
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Hammentaschen Recipe. All Variations

Hammentaschen: The signature triangle-shaped fun Purim cookie. It is shrouded in legend, myth, old-wives tales and folklore: Is it ear-shaped? Is it purse-shaped? Read on!) It is shaped with three points pinched around a jam or other filling.…
Fruit Cake
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Tropical Fruit Cake Recipe

Fruit Cake Guys, it's not as if I was not perfectly aware of the sad life of fruit cake: It just looks like everybody makes it and gives it away, but nobody ever eats it. Why does fruit cake get a bad rap? It always seems to contain a list…
Gluten free pancakes
Marjolaine Cake
kimchi latkas
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Kimchi Latkas Recipe. Vegan Gluten-free

Kimchi Latkas! At first I hadn't meant that as a recipe. I was just fooling around with a jar of kimchi I bought at a kosher supermarket. This being Chanukkah week, I thought, what better time to try a kimchi latka recipe, and add it to my…
quince mold
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Quince Mold Recipe

Quince Mold: Quince are the delightful rustic and funky apple cousins that appear at the end of summer. Their season is, alas, short lived, so my advice is, pounce on them. They are dreamy, in a savory dish, such as this chicken apple dish, using…
salmon mousse
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Salmon Mousse Recipe. Smoked Fish Variation

Salmon Mousse I know it sounds pretty corny, right? But wait till you hear how exciting I can make it, with the help of just a few simple tweaks. I played with a few funky ingredients and ended up with this fabulous mousse. This is…
honey cookies
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Spicy Honey Cookies Recipe. Variations

Honey Cookies! Honey honey honey. That's what first comes to mind just before Rosh Hashanah. You know my mean honey cake, right? Honey cookies have just joined my happy honey family. They are seriously amazing. I use chai in my honey cookies Honey…
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Beet Recipes that Can't be Beat. Sweet and Savory

Beet Recipes: Sweet and Savory Trust us- our favorite and flavorful beet recipes cannot (and will not) be beat! It is unfortunate that in America beets invariably conjure up pointed remarks like, ummm, never mind! That's why we're so happy…