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The Holiday Kosher Baker, by Paula Shoyer. Cookbook Review

The Holiday Kosher Baker, by Paula Shoyer. Cookbook Review My copy of Paula's gorgeous new cookbook arrived a couple days ago. All I can say is, thank Goodness that admiring pictures of her fabulous desserts and reading about them is somehow…
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My Passover Kitchen Diaries: the Home Kitchen Trenches

My Passover Kitchen is the ultimate Bootcamp! I mean Passover Kitchen Diaries quite literally. Consider this Passover Kitchen Manifesto an Anatomy of a week in the Kitchen Trenches. If you read through it, followed all my recommendations,…

Review of my Cookbook by Tara Barker

Thank you so much Tara Barker for your glowing review of my Latest Cookbook! Cookbooks these days have become works of art. We display them on our coffee tables, give them our coveted, valuable kitchen counter space, we read them in bed as…
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Levana Cooks with Osem's Matzah Products

Osem often comes to the rescue of people who seek to expedite dinner preparation. I have always chuckled at the old joke that in Israel, every child's first words are "Ima, Abba, Bamba". Bamba is a peanut-butter snack manufactured by Osem that…
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Passover Cooking. Perfect Seder Recipes. Non-Gebroks

Passover Cooking: Just the thought makes everyone shudder Let me start with my induction  Boot Camp Crash Course in Passover Cooking, read my Passover Kitchen Diaries: Anatomy of a Week in the Home Kitchen Trenches. I grew up in a very modest…

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LEVANA COOKS WITH OSEM MATZAH PRODUCTS: FARFEL WITH ONIONS AND MUSHROOMS RECIPE

Farfel is nothing more than matzah cut up small and calibrated for quick cooking. I use the Osem whole wheat version, with wonderful results. You will love the robustness of the whole-grain flavor. No need to wait for Passover to make this…
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LEVANA COOKS WITH OSEM MATZAH PRODUCTS: APPLE RAISIN FARFEL RECIPE

Apple Raisin farfel is a wonderful Passover and year round comfort food. This delicious and super-nutritious dish is sure to be equally at home as a side dish and as a breakfast or even dessert! Kind of a new-age Matzah Brei but without the…
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LEVANA COOKS WITH OSEM MATZAH PRODUCTS: PASSOVER BROWNIE RECIPE

Passover brownies are virtually undiscernable from year-round brownies, because there is so little flour in the whole preparation that making Passover brownies substituting tapioca starch or potato starch for the flour is a painless transition.…
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Quinoa with Fried Onions and Chestnuts Recipe

Quinoa with Fried Onions and Chestnuts Recipe I love quinoa, on Passover and year-round. A staple in South America, it's a nutritional powerhouse, and delicious too, and so versatile! Quinoa comes in white, red and black, as I did here, so…
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Herb-Roasted Trout in Grape Leaves Recipe

Herb-Roasted Trout in Grape Leaves Grape leaves are delightful, not only for stuffing but for wrapping fish or chicken, leaving you with a moist and fragrant dish. This dish is overlaid with my favorite Moroccan flavors. I love to serve this…