pumpkin loaf
Seitan
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Braised Seitan with Portobello and Tomatoes Recipe.

My Braised Seitan with Portobello and Tomatoes came out fantastic! I promised myself not just one but two things, no, make that three: - Turn everyone on to it. Yeah right, I can hear you chuckling to yourself! Nice try, Levana! - Share my…
tsimmis
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Tsimmis Recipe. Tsimmis Loaf Variation

No Tsimmis on Rosh Hashana? Unthinkable! It is the perfect quintessence of all our prayers on a dinner plate: Sweet, strong, deep, spicy, nourishing, delicious. My Tsimmis Recipe is included in my giant Rosh Hashana Recipe and Menu File, with…
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:…
fennel compote
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Apple Cabbage Fennel Compote Recipe

Fennel Compote is guaranteed to endear fennel to you! What a shame fennel is such an acquired taste in America! In my fennel compote, the fennel gets some protection: it is flanked by the more familiar cabbage and apples: That will work,…
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Vegetable Latkas and Burgers Recipes. All Variations

Vegetable Latkas and burgers are wonderful not just on Chanukkah, but year-round. Great children food too, as it sneaks in all those ingredients they would often scorn, but are totally integrated in burgers, where they do their unseen magic. Fear…
apple chutney
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Spicy Apple Chutney Recipe

My apple chutney is zippy and chunky. The pairing with tomatoes and raisins makes my apple chutney a real winner. Chutney comes from the Hindi “to be licked” That's an inspired derivation, if you have ever tasted a good one! Chutneys…
brussels sprouts
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Brussels Sprouts Tomato Sauce Recipe. Pasta Adaptation

Brussels sprouts, zucchini and tomatoes: Mediterranean flavors at their best! Brussels Sprouts dishes are a frequent Passover and year-round treat at my table. I find Brussels sprouts somewhat underrated and underused in our country. They…
ratatouille
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Ratatouille Recipe. French Style, and Moroccan Style

Ratatouille is not just the delightful movie! I don't think Julia Child would object to a little tweaking of the French Classic Ratatouille, taken in a Moroccan direction. Besides, all things Eggplant are a huge favorite in North African and…
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,…