Monthly Archives: "January 2013"

vegetarian felafel

Falafel Recipe

January 31, 2013 | 13 Comments

If you’ve spent any time in Israel, you’ll have an opinion on where to get the best falafel in the county.  In Jerusalem alone I had a favorite falafel vendor in four different neighborhoods, all...

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I can get lost for hours browsing the shelves of book stores but unless I am flying alone or reading a bedtime story to our son, it’a rare that I get the chance to read,...

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Chickpeas

Hummus Recipe Redo

January 24, 2013 | 11 Comments

That whole hummus obsession of mine has returned and although it’s been a number of months since I last wrote about my love of chickpeas, I’m not sharing...

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Piquant Tuna Appetizers

January 21, 2013 | 19 Comments

About a month ago, Jamie Geller, Author of the Quick & Kosher series and a fellow Kosher Connection member, shared her photos and thoughts as she went about an average day in Jerusalem.  She shopped the shuk (outdoor...

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Homemade Taco Seasoning

Homemade Taco Seasoning & Vegetarian Tacos

January 15, 2013 | 16 Comments

A couple of months ago, I learned Mrs Smith was to retire.  Mrs Smith taught me when I was young, perhaps five or six years old, and not for more than a year or two...

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A couple of weeks a go, my routine email checking became a lot more exciting.  Waiting in my inbox was an email with a subject line that that jumped out grabbed my attention as though...

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Vegetarian Chili with Black Beans and Corn

Vegetarian Chili with Black Beans and Corn

January 10, 2013 | 29 Comments

When I think of chili, I typically think the heavy dish of red kidney beans and ground beef that is a meal in itself, but we’ll all too often ladle over a hot dog or...

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Beef Wellington - photo credit: cyclonebill

Lamb Wellington Recipe

January 7, 2013 | 39 Comments

While our home is meatless five days a week, it’s rare for me to cook with lamb, so when I do, it’s a special occasion.  Last Friday Night, I made lamb.  This, however, was no ordinary lamb....

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