pasta tomato sauce
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Pasta with Tomato Sauce Recipe. All Variations

Pasta tomato sauce: There’s nothing more delicious than homemade! And so versatile: whatever you might like to throw in will make it only more exciting. It is guaranteed to leave all (repeat: all) its store-bought pasta tomato sauce counterparts…
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Eggplant Roulades Recipe. Stuffed Vegetables Variations.

Eggplant Roulades are a great Sephardi dish. Moroccans are big on eggplant, we just couldn't be without our eggplant. We use it in endless variations, from dips to main course and everything in between. These eggplant roulades are fun and…
Matbukha
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Moroccan Matbukha Recipe. Gluten-Free

Matbukha is one of our Moroccan favorite dishes. It is a sort of comfort food for expats and honorary Sephardis alike: See how they mop those tomato chunks with their bread! I just cannot tell you how ubiquitous it is at our Moroccan tables.…
tilapia fillets
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Tilapia Fillets with Tomatoes Lemon Sauce Recipe. All Variations

I love tilapia fillets: versatile, widely available and inexpensive. I always use the large tilapia fillets,  (7 to 9 ounces): they never let me down or go to pieces on me during the cooking process, and they are much more presentable than…
lamb chops
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Lamb Chops in Wine Mustard Sauce Recipe. Variations

Lamb chops on a stovetop: Now that's a departure from grilled lamb chops as we are used to them in restaurants and at catered affairs. But tajine-style stovetop lamb chops is a fabulous treat. My newly developed lamb chops in mustard wine…
Raw Tomato Sauce
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Cooking with Mahia: Pasta with Raw Tomato Sauce Recipe

Raw Tomato Sauce, using the Wonderful Mahia by Nahmias and Sons Enjoy the other Recipes I developed using the Mahia! This pasta with raw tomato sauce has so much going for it you have no cooking to do: All aboard in a food processor,…
chicken curry
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Chicken Curry with Tomatoes and Plantains Recipe

My chicken curry stars tomatoes and plantains. Please do not substitute canned tomatoes—there will be a huge difference! Plantains come in two varieties: Green to medium ripe, and very ripe. The former are used as vegetables in stews…
Vegetable couscous
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Summer Vegetable Couscous Recipe. All Variations

Vegetable Couscous is a summery version of the all-time classic: We make it light and summery by using quick-cooking and fragrant light summer vegetables, like fennel, artichokes, zucchini, tomatoes. Would you like to make vegetable couscous…
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Gazpacho Recipe

I don't think you'll be rolling your eyes and saying "Huh? Gazpacho? AGAIN?" after you taste mine. I have a couple wonderful secret ingredients that do wonders with this perennial favorite: Watercress, and capers. The upgrade will certainly…
Heirloom Tomato, Basil and Haricots Verts Salad Recipe
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Heirloom Tomatoes, Basil and Haricots Verts Salad Recipe

Heirloom tomatoes are expensive, but one taste of these magnificent and whimsically-shaped and -colored gems will explain why. For an occasional treat, splurge on gorgeous heirloom tomatoes, slice 'em, drizzle 'em with some great olive oil,…