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Crockpot Boneless Lamb Roast Tajine Recipe

Lamb roast is the stuff of dreams to me, and to my Moroccan landsmen. There are no holiday meals without a lamb dish: Lamb chops, lamb shanks or boneless shoulder lamb roast. Forgive this Moroccan a passing vanity: We Sephardis/Moroccans…
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Potato Salad Recipe. Main Course Variations

A Potato Salad Recipe? Seriously, what's the big deal about potato salad, and why even dignify such a mundane dish with a formal recipe? Why can't we just, ummm, dice some potatoes, slather them with mayo, throw in some seasonings and chopped…
pasta bolognese
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Pasta Bolognese Recipe. Cabbage Noodles Variation

Pasta Bolognese: The lazy-but-health-minded cook's gastronomic dream actualized. Deconstructed Pasta and Meatballs. To parody Mark Twain, Pasta Bolognese and Sloppy Joe are nothing but spaghetti and meatballs with a college education. You…
sea bass
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Sea Bass in Sake Broth and Vegetables Recipe

The bad news is, sea bass is an expensive treat, but the good news is there is very little you need to do. Sea bass is the best. My dish here is Asian culinary minimalism at its best. The light cooking broth is incredibly flavorful and…
Gluten-free bread rolls
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No Yeast Gluten-Free Bread Rolls Recipe

My Gluten-Free Bread Rolls are a keeper! Gluten-free bread rolls is something I am constantly tinkering with. I confess I don't always have the patience to make yeast bread dough, or anything yeasted for that matter. I prefer to buy most of…
Fish curry
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Fish Curry with Tomatoes and Swiss Chard Recipe

Fish Curry: Consider this one a complete meal. Once you master the delightful gamut of Indian flavors in your own kitchen, it will be kind of hard to have an appreciation for them in a restaurant, as you will do better each time at home. We…
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Chopped Salad with Tehina Zaatar Recipe

My favorite Chopped Salad is based on the classic Israeli Salad I enrich with lots of good herbs, and dress it with a terrific Tehina Zaatar Dressing. More chopping than I like to do, but the good news is, my chopped salad can be easily elevated…
sea bass
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Sea Bass in Tomato Dashi Sauce Recipe

Sea Bass is an expensive treat, I am perfectly aware of that. As you fans know about me, I go out of my way to get affordable ingredients and end up with not just delicious and nutritious but affordable dishes. But here is the tradeoff: this…
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Baked Kibbeh Recipe: Nice and Easy

Kibbeh are little bulgur meat pies. It is a great Middle Eastern favorite; it seems everyone has adopted it as the darling ethnic dish. Traditionally, kibbeh are torpedo-shaped; the trademark oblong shape is indeniably adorable;  flatten…
Magic cookies
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Vegan Magic Cookies Recipe. All Variations

Magic Cookies! Two deliciously loaded words! Breakfast could be just a few minutes away, just because they are the perfect breakfast cookies! This is why we see them so often on breakfast menu: They are 100% nutritionally correct, so they totally…
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Moroccan-Spiced Cold Meatloaf Recipe. Gluten-Free

Cold Meatloaf Sandwiches is what we grew up eating in Morocco We loved it and took it with us to the beach for lunch. Meatloaf is a huge crowd pleaser. But have you tried giving a real chance to Cold Meatloaf? Bake it and slice it like a…
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Chicken Marengo Recipe

Chicken Marengo is named after one of Napoleon’s victories So big of the little King to have immortalized such delicious dishes, the other being his eponymous pastry: All these armies were not decimated in vain... The trademarks of Chicken…