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Slow Cooked Jackfruit BBQ [Vegan]

July 10, 2012 | 12 Comments

Each Wednesday, after visiting the Farmers Market, my wife and a friend visit the international market to stock up on raw coconuts, whole cumin seeds, hot sauce and...

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Quinoa Felafel

Falafel Flavored Quinoa Burgers

June 24, 2012 | 21 Comments

The leftover dilemma arrives every week.  Some time between lunch and dinner time on Sunday I realize the fridge is full of food but I don’t want to re-eat Friday night dinner for the next...

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Soaking Chickpeas

How to Cook Chickpeas

June 22, 2012 | 12 Comments

I make a lot of hummus.  I love the chickpea.  If you've visited This American Bite before, this comes as no surprise.  You'll also know that I prefer to used dried Read More →

No matter how much I enjoy a salad, I can never create it.  When you say “salad” I hear “chopped Israeli salad” even though I know very well that there is no limit to the...

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Raw Zucchini Salad

June 6, 2012 | 25 Comments

Summer as an adult is bitter-sweet.  The days are brighter, warmer and longer while the evenings quickly fill up with BBQ, outdoor concerts and pool parties.  School is out and it’s the season of fun...

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Warm Polenta and Chick Pea Salad

May 21, 2012 | 5 Comments

Moving house takes it out of you, but in the six weeks that have passed since we saw our now-home for the first time, we’ve accomplished a lot.  Those accomplishments have not been culinary!  Thanks...

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chickpeas soaking in water

How to Make Authentic Hummus

May 10, 2012 | 10 Comments

For the record, I can't stand most store-purchased hummus with Trader Joe's being a notable exception.  I take my hummus recipe seriously.  Five and a half years in Israel will do that to you, especially when you...

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Vegan Grilled Cheese (Croque Monsieur)

April 29, 2012 | 4 Comments

If we could subscribe to the Food Network without having to get Cable, we’d probably own something other than the hand-me-down TV that sits in our living room.  The Food Network has inspired much of...

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