How to Make a Lemon or Lime Twist

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Cocktails and beverages with citrus ingredients can be garnished using a lemon or lime twist. Citrus twists are easy to make, and they add visual appeal to your drink. …

Organic Dates from a Kibbutz in Israel

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I just got a big beautiful bunch of organic dates from a kibbutz in Israel! They came to me on the vine, just like this, direct from Israel. These are literally the …

How to Marble a Cake

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Marble cake is a wonderful old-fashioned baked good, as pretty as it is delicious. The idea of marbling two different colored batters into a cake originated in …

The Passover Potluck Badge 2012

Here is is! The beautiful Passover Potluck badge for 2012, designed by my talented friend Brenda at Secret Agent Josephine . Download the size that best suits your needs. …

The Shiksa’s Passover Potluck 2012

Passover is one of the most important Jewish holidays, a seven-day springtime festival commemorating the liberation of the Ancient Israelites from Egyptian enslavement. …

Nova Lox Benedict

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Nova Lox Benedict. This has got to be the ultimate breakfast/brunch/brinner meal. I tried a version of this dish a few years ago at a hotel restaurant in New York, then …

What Foods are Kosher for Passover?

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  I put together this simple guide to help you better understand what foods are considered Kosher for Passover. Passover is observed for seven days in Israel and …

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 …

IACP People’s Choice Award – Best Culinary Blog Award

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Just wanted to send out a big  THANK YOU to all who voted in this year’s IACP People’s Choice Awards competition! Guess what? I won!!  What an honor. I was up …

Happy Passover 2012!

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Marley says – Happy Passover! Chag Pesach Sameach from our family to yours. ♥ …

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 …

Contest Giveaway – Zabar’s Babka and Rugelach Crate

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CONTEST CLOSED – the winner of the Zabar’s Babka and Rugelach Crate, chosen by an online randomizer, is Linsy Leon! Here is her comment: Zabar – Liked!  The …

Joan Hamburg Radio Interview – 12.19.11

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On Monday I’ll be speaking with legendary New York radio host Joan Hamburg. Joan has a terrific talk show on WOR Newstalk Radio 710. We’ll be talking about …

Weekend Today in New York on WNBC 4 – 12.18.11

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I’ll be appearing on WNBC New York on Sunday morning between 6:00am and 8:30am making a Hanukkah Cupcake Menorah. If you’re in New York, please tune in! …

Good Day New York on Fox 5 – 12.20.11

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This just in! On Tuesday, December 20 (the first night of Hanukkah!), I’ll be appearing on Good Day New York on Fox 5. I’ll be whipping up some Cheese Latkes …

Daytime Hanukkah Cooking Segment – 12.19.11

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I’ll be appearing on Daytime, a nationally syndicated lifestyle program, on Monday December 19 serving up some creative ideas for Hanukkah. The show airs at 11:00am …

Live Miami at 11 on NBC 6 – 12.22.11

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  I’ll be appearing on NBC 6 in Miami on Thursday, December 22 during the 11:00am hour dishing up some fun food ideas for the Hanukkah holiday. If you’re in the …

Hanukkah Media Appearances 2011

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I’ve got a few TV and radio appearances coming up for Hanukkah that I thought you might want to check out! Viewers in New York and Miami can tune into their local …

Gershwin’s Roly Poly Lyrics

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George and Ira Gershwin When composers write music, they’ll often create “dummy lyrics” as placeholders for what eventually will become the real lyrics of a …

Internet Censorship Bills: SOPA and PIPA

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I will not be posting online on January 18 in protest of the internet censorship bills, SOPA and PIPA, that will soon be voted on by Congress. Please consider signing …

Tour My Kitchen on TheKitchn.com

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Ever wondered what my kitchen looks like? TheKitchn.com posted a wonderful photo tour of my kitchen today. Bethany, the photographer who came to interview me, is one of …

Ziplist – A New Feature on TheShiksa.com

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Hi friends! It has been a sort of crazy week here on the home front. Some exciting changes are coming to The Shiksa in the Kitchen that I can’t wait to share with you. …

Announcing The History Kitchen!

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I’ve been hinting this week about some changes coming to The Shiksa in the Kitchen. One change became “official” this weekend, and I’m thrilled to announce it …

Salt – Friend or Foe?

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Yesterday, the New York Times published a feature called “ We Only Think We Know The Truth About Salt .” The article discussed the flimsy science behind low sodium …

5 Meatless Monday Recipes

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Happy Meatless Monday! Here are 5 simple and delicious Meatless Monday recipes from the archives. Ligurian Pasta Trenette Sweet and Sour Eggplant …