savory scones
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Roquefort Hazelnut Savory Scones Recipe

These savory scones are the classical Brunch favorite taken to a new level. The pairing of roquefort and hazelnuts in these scones is a real knockout. A luxurious treat whipped up at the drop of a hat, like all scones. I am mighty proud of…
dacquoise
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Chocolate Hazelnut Dacquoise Recipe

Dacquoise is that dreamy French classic! It is made up of alternating layers of meringue and fillings. I have made the fillings much lighter, healthier and much simpler to make, but no less delicious, with the help of my staunch ally tofu:…
chocolate truffles
mango dressing
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Mixed Greens with Curried Mango Dressing Recipe

My mango dressing is bright and spicy! It is delightful not only over greens, but also with  fish or chicken, grilled or poached. The pungent curry is a wonderful foil for the fruity and tart mango. Use only as much mango dressing as will…
Chestnut Mushroom Soup
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Cholent Jazzed up: Chestnut Mushroom Soup Recipe

Chestnut Mushroom Soup sounds a lot more refined than cholent, doesn't it? And yet, that's pretty much all it is! This shabbos looked like it was going to be another unseasonably chilly day, soup weather. And I had several non-meat eaters…
zuppa inglese
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Zuppa Inglese Recipe. Gluten-Free Friendly

Zuppa Inglese is not a soup at all Rather, it is an affectionate take on what Italians see as a favorite British dessert, closely related to trifle. The traditional Zuppa Inglese uses cream and eggs. As always with desserts known as containing…
black currant sauce
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Beef in Black Currant Sauce Recipe

Black currant sauce, with chocolate. Wow! Outrageous! Sorry I can't contain myself! Is this combo even safe, you might wonder? It is much better than safe: It's wonderful! The chocolate, cassis (a Black Currant Liquor, available at all…
tehina sauce
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Fish in Tehina Sauce Recipe

This fish in tehina sauce is a delicious and ridiculously easy It is a very good illustration of everything I promise in the Pantry Chapter of my new cookbook, The Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen. Glorious Meals Pure and Simple: A Good Pantry:…
almond cookies
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Moroccan Almond Cookies Recipe. Ghriba. Vegan.

Almond Cookies are a  great Moroccan favorite, called ghriba. Traditionally we make them round and top them with a little cinnamon. I am including the Traditional Basic Ghriba recipe here as well, so this Moroccan Almond Cookies variation,…
chickpea soup
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Moroccan Chickpea Soup Recipe

Chickpea soup is much dreamier than it sounds. It is also nowhere near as plebeian as it sounds. Especially when you make chickpea soup, as I do, with all our wonderful Moroccan seasonings. The French term for chickpea is “pois chiches,”…
cauliflower pasta
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Roasted Cauliflower Pasta. Gluten-Free Friendly

Cauliflower pasta: Yum! You will love the robust flavor of  cauliflower, and the roasting intensifies the flavors even further.  I use frozen cauliflower, as it is already cut, cleaned, and every bit as delicious and nutritious as fresh…
fish kale stew
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Fish Kale Stew Recipe

Fish kale stew with kabocha and seaweed: It doesn’t get healthier than this!  Just look at the great lineup of flavors! My fish kale stew goes a long way towards illustrating my philosophy of food in nutrition in full: Start out with serious…