Monthly Archives: "March 2013"

I am a little obsessed with my brand new Falcon Enamel cookware. Everything I cook in this bake set has an authentic farm-to-table feel about it that can only come from cook ware made with...

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lamb recipe roundup

How to Cook Lamb (8 ways)

March 25, 2013 | 4 Comments

I used to be scared of cooking meat.  It was such an expense and so delicate.  How to cook lamb?  I just didn’t bother.  But it’s so delicious, and now it’s reserved for special occasions like...

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Hot Potato Salad

March 21, 2013 | 22 Comments

Daylight savings time is just one of the ways I know that spring is on it’s way.  Seeing artichokes and healthy asparagus in the produce section is another, and the steady stream of guests that...

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Would you believe me if I said I have never cooked with pineapple before?  My mother’s deathly allergy to this fruit kept it far from our home, perhaps even our block when I was growing...

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Split Pea Soup

Kansas City Split Pea Soup

March 14, 2013 | 15 Comments

In February 2013 I flew to New York for 50 hours  to attend the Kosher Food and Wine Experience.  As I made friends and mingled with foodies, there are two questions I was asked over...

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The list of forbidden foods for the week of Pesach (Passover) starts with wheat, barley, rye, spelt and oats.  For some, typically those of Eastern European decent,  rice, Read More →

dukkah recipe guest post by Ronnie Fein

Home Made Dukkah Recipe

March 7, 2013 | 18 Comments

Offer me dukkah or candy, and I will take the dukkah.  I have been using this ingredient in everything since I bought out the entire supply at my...

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Hummus Salad

Deconstructed Hummus Salad

March 4, 2013 | 16 Comments

Sometimes you want something quick and easy, a short cut that will get you most of the way there.  Last night, in the midst of my hummus prep, I ran out of steam and with my...

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