Monthly Archives: "January 2012"

I was looking to do something new with my brisket.  There was nothing wrong with my briskets up until now, but there’s was nothing outstanding either.  They were good fresh from the oven and borderline over-cooked the...

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Cook Books on a Shelf in Crate and Barrel

Hosting the Kosher Cooking Carnival

January 25, 2012 | 7 Comments

It’s been a surprisingly long time since I last hosted the Kosher Cooking Carnival, and I am pleased to offer the kosher cooking community this roundup once again.  The Kosher Cooking Carnival is organized by...

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Winter Barley and Potato Soup (Dairy Free)

January 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

The weekend is drawing to a close and it’s been one of those days were we didn’t really do a whole lot other than a visit to Whole Foods in the morning, and viewing a...

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I’m sitting on my porch in Kansas City.  It’s 11.00pm, the temperature is 17°, my shabbat (sabbath) meal is cooked, table is set and my beautiful wife is fast asleep on the couch.  In Jerusalem...

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I was so eager to post this, the chili is still cooking!

Chili Con Carne – Inspired by Jamie Oliver

January 17, 2012 | 2 Comments

MAY 2013 Update This recipe has been simplified and revised. Please see my updated post for this chili con carne recipe. About 18 months ago, friends of mine from London visited our Jerusalem home and...

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Oat Soup (Gluten Free & Dairy Free)

January 10, 2012 | 4 Comments

Congratulations to Janet and Gina, winners of my Povitica giveaway!  Thank you all for your entries!  Next month I’ll be giving away a copy of The Vegan Slow Cooker. Oat Soup sounds strange to me...

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Strawberry Hill Povitica Giveaway!

January 3, 2012 | 16 Comments

There are many wonderful things I love about living in Kansas City.  There are the benefits that everyone can relate to such as the low cost of living, affordable housing, short commutes, and friendly locals. We...

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Thursday night is usually a cooking marathon.  We entertain six to eight people most weekends and spend much of the week thinking of menus, flavor combinations and dishes to share with our guests.  Some of...

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