Sniffin' the Snuff

Sniffin' the Snuff

Remember the snuff?  Some older gentleman would walk around the men’s section, late afternoon on Yom Kippur, passing around the snuff. Sometimes on...

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Caviar d' Aubergines

Caviar d' Aubergines

Caviar d’Aubergines, or in simple English, Grilled Eggplant, is a rather uncomplicated and inexpensive dish.  None- the-less, it has received this ...

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Fasting Made Easy

Fasting Made Easy

Yom Kippur is approaching and we are preparing for this wonderous day through a process of spiritual awareness and cleansing.   On Yom Kippur...

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Coconut Polenta

Coconut Polenta

I often get asked, how I come up with new recipes every week.  The answer is that I find inspiration all over the place.  I also think I must dream...

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Rosh Hashanah Carrots

Rosh Hashanah Carrots

I find food anthropology fascinating, this is especially true on holidays where the differences in traditions are the most significant.  While the ...

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Oma's Compote Recipe

Oma's Compote Recipe

My Oma (grandmother) was a very special person. Her birthday and her yahrzeit (anniversary of her death) are both on the same day, the second day o...

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10 Reasons Why I Love  Seaweed

10 Reasons Why I Love Seaweed

Here are 10 reasons that I love seaweed which have nothing to do with health benefits: It comes dried, it doesn’t spoil and it can sit in your pan...

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Cucumber Hiziki Salad

Cucumber Hiziki Salad

I’ve been reading a lot about seaweed and I realize that I want to be eating three portions of it a day. There’s only one small problem. The Taste!...

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Stuffed Artichokes

Stuffed Artichokes

This recipe is probably a little more time-consuming than most of my recipes, it is definitely worth it though.  For those of you who would like...

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Stuffed Zucchini

Stuffed Zucchini

This dish is quick and easy.  It is a beautiful appetizer or can be part of the main meal.  I give a vegan recipe below but you can easily replace ...

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