Our Passover Vacation: Honeymoon at the Fairmont Scottsdale

 Lynda and I at a Wild West BBQ at the Fairmont In nearly thirty five years we have been married (that's right, my marriage predates my electronic Facebook marriage announcement by about thirty-three years, but thank you all anyway for your…

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One-Pot Comfort Foods Meals

Pot-au-feu Lamb, lima beans and spinach stew Moroccan fish stew with potatoes, tomatoes and olives Mixed greens Toasted vermicelli pudding

Rosh Hashanah Feast

Fish and corn chowder  Lamb shanks with rosemary wine sauce and tiny potatoes Zucchini and brussels sprouts in tomato sauce Arugala, fennel and avocado salad Individual cranberry apricot bread puddings with caramel sauce

The Meatless Feast. Gluten-Free!

Spanish white gazpacho Moroccan artichokes and carrots in lemon sauce French mock crab cakes with red pepper coulis Italian linguini with roasted cauliflower and bread crumbs topping Fruit salad Pecan lace cookies

The Good American Junk

Bison burgers with all toppings Cole slaw Corn salad Baked fish sticks with cocktail sauce Baked beans Apple crumb pie

Favorite Shavuot Dishes

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

Chocolate a Toute Heure!

Black bean burritos Chicken breasts with cranberry chocolate sauce Chocolate zucchini bread Chocolate jasmine marble cake Chocolate espresso bark Chocolate hazelnut meringues

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

Seder Feast!

Poached salmon in tomato basil sauce Roasted garlic artichoke soup Brisket in coffee brandy sauce Herbed diced vegetables Quinoa with chestnuts and onions Chocolate dipped coconut meringues Strawberry rhubarb molds

Moroccan Street Foods

Chick pea soup Shakshuka on white beans Schwarma Carrot Swiss chard salad Toasted vermicelli with olive oil, almonds and honey
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Vegetarian Indian

Corn hot and sour soup Aloo gobi Vegetable pancakes in ghee Jasmine rice Apricot chutney Yogurt raita Mango lassi Carrot nut pudding

Purim: Edible Gifts

Mustard caraway bread London broil with Moroccan dry rub Homemade granola Mixed greens with cranberry vinegar dressing Roast salmon with olive tomato dip Coconut sorbet with caramel sauce Orange curd