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Turkey Shwarma with Hummus

Turkey Shawarma Recipe

April 15, 2013 | 23 Comments

A good shawarma has the potential to be the best thing you will ever eat but a bad shawarma recipe will send you running to the hills.  Perfecting shawarma is an art that many of Jerusalem’s street vendors haven’t...

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Pistachio Pasta

April 8, 2013 | 16 Comments

Every time I step into The Milky Way in Los Angeles’s Pico Robertson neighborhood, I feel like I have entered a vacuum of tranquility. The hustle and bustle of Los Angeles stays outside as the...

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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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Grilled London Broil Steaks

Grilled London Broil

February 18, 2013 | 31 Comments

A Jewish wedding is rich with traditions that begin as soon as a couple announce their engagement. Throw in the customs and preferences that have been celebrated by the families of the bride and groom...

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Papaya with lox and lime appetizer

Papaya and Smoked Salmon Appetizer

February 10, 2013 | 20 Comments

The Jewish holiday of Purim is just around the corner and it’s a holiday that I have always enjoyed. There’s a carnival spirit in the air and communities come together to honor the holiday and...

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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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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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dukka salmon with crispy skin

Dukkah Crusted Salmon

January 3, 2013 | 29 Comments

This wasn’t a planned recipe.  This was a late night dinner that happened to be awesome.  Wednesday night is usually grocery night in our home, and this week was no exception.  Somewhere between an emergency...

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