Lemon Lavender Iced Tea

Lemon Lavender Iced Tea - Lightly Sweetened Black Iced Tea Infused with Lavender and Fresh Lemon Juice
Lemon Lavender Iced Tea – Lightly Sweetened Black Iced Tea Infused with Lavender and Fresh Lemon Juice Happy National Iced Tea Day! I’ve had culinary lavender …

Turmeric Chai Latte

Turmeric Chai Latte Recipe - Homemade Chai Extract with Anti-Inflammatory Turmeric. Dairy or Non-Dairy. Make a Sweet, Exotic and Healing Beverage at Home.
Turmeric Chai Latte Recipe – Homemade Chai Extract with Anti-Inflammatory Turmeric. Dairy or Non-Dairy. Make a Sweet, Exotic and Healing Beverage at Home. This …

Sephardic Charoset Truffles

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Ashkenazi charoset, which is the charoset most American Jews are familiar with, is usually made as a chunky, sticky mixture of apples, walnuts and sweet kosher wine. …

Tori’s Friday Favorites – MacKenzie-Childs Tea Set Giveaway

Tori's Friday Favorites - MacKenzie-Childs Courtly Check Enamel Tea Kettle & Butterfly Garden-Sky Enamel Mugs. Comment to win!
Tori’s Friday Favorites – MacKenzie-Childs Courtly Check Enamel Tea Kettle & Butterfly Garden-Sky Enamel Mugs. Comment to win! This week I’d like to …

President’s Day Recipes on ABC 7Live

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On ABC 7Live San Francisco with host Lizzie Bermudez You might have noticed that I featured quite a few Colonial/Presidential recipes this week. I made them in honor …

ABC 7Live San Francisco

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On Monday I’ll be cooking up some historical recipes in San Francisco on ABC 7Live on KGO-TV/DT during the 3:00 hour. Hope you can tune in! If you aren’t local to …

PBS Food – Spice Up Your Passover Seder Menu

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I contributed a post, along with some Passover menu ideas, to PBS Food this week! To read the article, click here: PBS Food – Spice Up Your Passover Seder Menu …

ABC 7Live San Francisco – 4.9.12

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  On Monday, I cooked up some healthy Passover recipe ideas in San Francisco on ABC 7Live on KGO-TV/DT during the 3:00 hour Pacific. You can watch the video clip …

Rosh Hashanah Recipes on New Day Northwest

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Me and host Margaret Larson on New Day Northwest Yesterday, I shared some of my favorite Rosh Hashanah recipe ideas in Seattle on KING 5’s  New Day Northwest …

Maman’s Moroccan Fish

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For our last Passover entrée, I am going to share with you a very special fish recipe courtesy of my husband’s nephew’s wife, Sharone. Sharone is Sephardic Jew with …

Shiksa Matzo Ball Soup

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It’s been a soupy few days here at The Shiksa Blog, so I thought I’d finish the week by sharing my “Shiksa Matzo Ball Soup” recipe with you.  I make this soup at …

Creamy Noodle Kugel

Creamy Noodle Kugel
Nothing says “Jewish holidays” quite like a delicious slice of noodle kugel! Kugel is a quintessentially Jewish dish similar to a thick noodle casserole. Kugels can …

Strawberry Topping

Strawberry Topping
This is my simple, go-to strawberry topping recipe for blintzes , cheesecake , pancakes– basically anything that needs a sweet and juicy berry topping. Strawberries are …

How to Poach Fish Fillets

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Today I’m going to share one of my favorite Rosh Hashanah entrées with you. This idea evolved out of… well, a fish head, believe it or not! Every year, we buy a …

Cheesy Roasted Jalapeño Fondue (non alcoholic)

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For those who are avoiding alcohol for one reason or another, here is a non-alcoholic version of my Cheesy Roasted Jalapeño Fondue. This delicious fondue combines …

Tipsy Trifle with Peaches and Cream

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As many of you know, I traveled to New York two weeks ago and spent some time at the legendary New York gourmet store Zabar’s . I am now a Zabar’s “ …

Mediterranean Tuna Trencher

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When reading about Medieval cuisine, I was struck by a serving concept known as a  trencher . In 16th century Medieval Europe, trenchers were pieces of stale bread used …

Ima Burgers

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  Every once in a while, my husband walks into the kitchen with a little smile on his face. “I’m in the mood for Ima Burgers,” he says. “Ima Burgers” is …

Watermelon Feta Salad with Mint

Watermelon Feta Salad with Mint
My husband loves feta. During the summer, one of his favorite snacks is freshly sliced chilled watermelon with crumbly slices of feta. The saltiness of the cheese is a …

Smoky Guacamole

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A few weeks ago we had a barbecue in our back yard. My friend Sandra came over, and I asked her to teach me her recipe for guacamole. Sandra was born in Mexico, so she …

Lemon Dill Schmear

Lemon Dill Schmear
Many of us who love Jewish food can find nothing more tempting than a bagel and “schmear”… the Yiddish word for a generous slathering of cream cheese. But as we …

Bitter Herb Cocktail

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The Shiksa’s Passover Potluck is a unique annual online event. I’ve invited my friends, both Jewish and non-Jewish, to share recipes that are kosher for Passover. …

Buttery Hamantaschen

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Earlier today I posted my Dairy Free Hamantaschen recipe. I also wanted to offer a butter-based dairy hamantaschen dough for those who prefer a more buttery flavored …

How to Make Bourekas with Puff Pastry

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This step-by-step cooking tutorial will teach you how to make bourekas using puff pastry. You can buy premade puff pastry at the grocery store, or make your own homemade …

Cheese Bourekas

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Bourekas are delicious Middle Eastern hand pies. These baked, stuffed pastries are popular in Israel and throughout the Middle East. Different versions of this turnover …