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Cook in Israel by Orly Ziv

October 31, 2013 | 7 Comments

There are lots of Israeli cookbooks on the market.  For some time, my favorite authors in this niche have included Janna Gur, Yotam Ottolenghi and Einat Admony but when I received my copy of Cook in Israel in the mail,...

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Pear Cornbread

October 21, 2013 | 9 Comments

My previous gluten free cornbread recipe is good.  It’s my go to recipe, great with chilli or on its own. It’s traditional, simple cornbread. Perhaps that’s what I don’t love about it.  The simplicty.  Not...

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Gluten Free Fried Green Tomatoes

September 2, 2013 | 10 Comments

It seems like the Kosher BBQ festival was months ago, but in reality it was just two weeks ago that I walked through the door of our house, exhausted, yet exhilarated, after the most enjoyable...

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A couple of weeks ago, my wife headed to the gym for an early morning class, our baby girl was sleeping and there was the perfect opportunity to make breakfast with our son.  I asked...

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It’s amazing to think that this year our little man completed another year of preschool and the summer schedule of play dates, activities, visitors and Camp Mama is about to begin.  One of the highlights of...

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It’s not often that I cook with “finished ingredients” like a pre-made sauce or can of soup but can I acknowledge that there are many people that appreciate a quick short cut.  When I was...

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Papaya and red onion relish - This American Bite

Papaya and Red Onion Relish

April 29, 2013 | 11 Comments

We all have those “what’s for dinner?” nights when we open the almost-bare fridge, make a mental note to do groceries after work the next day.  On closing the door, we still have no idea...

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How to Make Homemade Preserved Lemons

April 25, 2013 | 18 Comments

There are dozens of recipes in the book Jerusalem by Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi that I want to make.  Each and every page of that book inspires me to get cooking and the photography in...

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