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Black Forest Coconut Candy

March 3, 2014 | 5 Comments

If you look at my dessert archives you’ll likely realize that I don’t have much of a sweet tooth.  I’d rather enjoy something savory than have a dessert (perhaps that’s why this post was mis-categorized...

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Crispy Sweet and Sour Chicken

February 13, 2014 | 4 Comments

A couple of weeks ago a this recipe started popping up all over my Facebook feed.  It looks delicious, right?  I thought this would be an awesome family dinner, but when I took a look...

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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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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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Piquant Tuna Appetizers

January 21, 2013 | 19 Comments

About a month ago, Jamie Geller, Author of the Quick & Kosher series and a fellow Kosher Connection member, shared her photos and thoughts as she went about an average day in Jerusalem.  She shopped the shuk (outdoor...

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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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Butternut Squash roasted in coconut oil, with sesame seeds

Coconut Roasted Butternut Squash

November 14, 2012 | 23 Comments

Around the time that we moved into our home, coconut oil became a go-to ingredient in my kitchen.  Originally, I intended to use this a healthier alternative...

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