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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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Chicken Rumaki - This American Bite

Chicken Rumaki with Adobo Chili BBQ Sauce

May 23, 2013 | 24 Comments

Do you remember that trip I took to New York earlier this year?  The chicken rumaki I tasted at NY’s Wolf and Lamb have been front of mind since I got home, and I finally...

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Tomato Basil Salad with Kishke Croutons

May 20, 2013 | 12 Comments

Since I shared my Lamb Wellington in January, I have been thinking of the perfect way to use this KOL Foods Kishke and although I came up...

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The Jewish festival of Shavuot (festival of weeks) comes around seven weeks after passover.  In Israel, I always felt like this one-day holiday was lost in the blink of an eye and in the US the two-day...

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For years, I didn’t eat lettuce.  Nor would I touch cinnamon or cilantro.  I still don’t eat bananas, yet all of these flavors are on our three year old’s top ten list.  We can hardly...

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Chili Con Carne (Photo: CC Flickr Cyclone Bill)

[Recipe Redo] Chili Con Carne

May 2, 2013 | 11 Comments

In making chili con carne this week, I took a look at the recipe I posted when I was just three months into writing This American Bite. I read the recipe and I realized how...

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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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