Recipes

zucchini bread
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Zucchini Bread Recipe. Quick Bread

This Zucchini Bread and all other quick breads and muffins are a snap to make: They get mixed by hand, and are ready at the drop of a hat. Zucchini bread is equally at home as dessert and as breakfast, being not too sweet and chock-full of…
sangria
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Sangria Recipe. White Sangria Variation

Sangria is a delightfully spicy and refreshing wine drink It is a great party treat, and great sangria is an immensely popular conversation piece. At the risk of bragging, I must tell you all what I'm always told: Sorry guys, my Sangria…
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Chicken Breasts with Chipotle Mock Cream Sauce. Gluten-Free

I can make a delicious and dairy-free mock cream sauce in meat dishes by stirring in a good quality plain soy or coconut yogurt: Yes: Kosher food has moved up in the world, just the way I like it: Natural! Chipotles are smoked red peppers,…
salsa verde
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Salsa Verde Over Tilapia Fillets Recipe

Salsa Verde Over Tilapia Fillets: Ready in a jiffy. It has just enough kick to satisfy a spicy food lover without being overpowering. If you want something that really tests the spicy limits check out my Charif recipe. The pairing of tilapia…
chocolate chip cookies
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My Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

My Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe is in all my cookbooks.     I can never make enough of these; and apparently, neither can thousands and thousands of people. You would think I would get tired of them. Absolutely not! Besides…
quinoa chili
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Oat Quinoa Chili Recipe. Gluten-Free

Oat Quinoa chili is the answer, when beans don't agree with you. For all of us whose love of beans remains, alas, unrequited, let me say you can make a perfect chili substituting oat, quinoa and rice in any proportion for the feisty beans,…
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Chocolate Hazelnut Mousse Torte Recipe

Mousse Torte: I can't remember how many I made for parties. And at Levana Restaurant, we were never one day without chocolate hazelnut mousse torte. A few years ago, a couple whose wedding I was catering wanted this very cake, but luxuriously…
crockpot recipes
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Crockpot Recipes: Plug it and Forget it

Crockpot recipes: I am often asked if I intend to write a cookbook on the immensely popular subject. No I don't - it's not necessary: there's no end of crockpot recipes and cookbooks out there. But I do intend to point out what a wonderful…
tempeh
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Tempeh Beer-Braised Mushroom Stew Recipe

I am afraid tempeh looks as uninspiring as it sounds. But if you do go past its appearance and unromantic name, you are in for a real treat. Tempeh is made from cooked and slightly fermented soybeans and compressed into patties; it is then…

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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
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The Lean Latin Feast

Tilapia with green tomato sauce Spicy pumpkin corn soup Chicken breasts with chipotle sauce Cabbage, cucumber and jicama salad with “yogurt” cilantro sauce Café con leche pots de crème Sangria
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Low Budget Entertaining

Turkey chili Spicy bean salad Cabbage, apple and cucumber salad Moroccan potato omelet Carrot cake