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Hannah Kaminsky: Vegan Desserts

You will all love Hannah Kaminsky's luscious new Vegan Dessert Book: The girl can not only bake, she can also take fabulous pix, as you can plainly see above. I had the pleasure of working with her when she did the food styling for the…
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Have Tea Mug, Will Travel!

Recently I bought myself a great overnight bag, and decided my spiffy and capacious new purchase would be the  bag to end all bags: I would give away all others, but I decided to check into all the pockets first, to make sure nothing valuable…

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Meringues
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Meringues Recipe with All Variations

Meringues are pure nostalgia food to me. They are to me what madeleines are to Proust. We bought them at street corners after school. Seriously! Not so-distant cousins of the beloved French Macarons, meringues are ethereally light and fragrant.…
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Fish Rolls Mushroom-Stuffed Recipe

Fish rolls are beautiful enough to use as main course. The mushroom stuffing takes only a few minutes to make and freezes very well, so you might consider doubling the amounts and freezing the unused part for another meal. It will be suitable…
waldorf salad
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Waldorf Salad Recipe. All Variations. Sauce Remoulade

Waldorf Salad You can riff on this Salad and take it in a dozen fun directions. But the four constant ingredients are apples, raisins, celery, and nuts. Beside these four trademarks, there’s so much you can do with Waldorf salad! You…
Tiramisu
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Tiramisu Recipe. Dairy-Free or Dairy

Tiramisu is Italian for “pick-me-up” That's probably because tiramisu puts together three of our favorite intense robust flavors: rum, chocolate and coffee (please don’t try to substitute anything else for any of them!). Tiramisu is…
carrot cake
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Carrot Cake: Our Award Winning Recipe

Carrot Cake: Our award winning Recipe: Me, my sister Lea and my husband Maurice.  Circa 1979, selling our famous carrot cake at a Central Park Fair. We sliced until we dropped. Our Post-Woodstock Pre-Chassidic days. You like? I remember cutting…
blueberry scones
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Blueberry Scones Recipe

Blueberry scones and all scones are wonderful! Whipped up in minutes and full of flavor. I make them with spelt, my grain of choice for baking absolutely everything, but you will find them totally adaptable to Gluten-Free. You will easily find…
polenta casserole
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Polenta Casserole Au Gratin Recipe

For this polenta casserole and all other polenta dishes: Please ignore those insipid cooked polenta rolls you find in the supermarket: Making the polenta base takes minutes, and is the bulk of the work for this delicious dish, which will…

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Favorite Shavuot Dishes

Cream of watercress Mushroom-stuffed tilapia rolls Polenta casserole au gratin Endive, walnut and apple salad Tiramisu

Yom Haatzmaut Israeli Feast

Yemenite Halbah meat soup Zaatar-rubbed flat bread Stuffed artichoke bottoms with lemon sauce Easy un-stuffed cabbage Israeli salad with tehina Mahlab