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Spinach matzo mina

Spinach Matzo Mina

This week, we are focusing on Seder entrées. I have many vegetarian friends, so I thought I’d offer a veggie option—the matzo mina. A matzo mina is a Sephardic layered pie, somewhat like lasagna, in which matzos are substituted for noodles. Some are made with ground meat, some with eggplant. Today’s recipe is a vegetarian …

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Farah Chicken

Farah’s Roast Chicken

Today’s chicken recipe was taught to me by our Persian Jewish friend Farah, though she stressed that it’s not a Persian dish. She learned this simple roasting method when she was living in Israel many years ago. I like to double the recipe and roast two chickens; place them side-by-side on a platter and garnish …

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1,000 Fans on Facebook!

The Shiksa Blog has surpassed 1,000 fans on Facebook! Thank you to all of my readers and subscribers for your support. In lieu of a blog today, let’s celebrate by talking about our favorite Jewish dishes– the foods that make you kvell! Comment me and let me know what you’d like to see more of here …

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How to Roast Beets 1

How to Roast Beets

Learn a simple process for roasting beets in the oven, peeling and prepping roasted beets. Step-by-step photos, tutorial, cooking how to.

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Easy No-Bake Chocolate Matzo Cake

This fun and easy no-bake “cake” was invented because of the Passover restriction on leavening agents, which makes baking tough. It only has three ingredients, and it takes about 10 minutes to prepare. It requires no baking because it sets in the refrigerator. I know the kosher wine sounds like a bizarre ingredient, but combined with …

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Roasted Pepper Salad

A colorful vegan salad with bell peppers, olive oil, garlic, and salt. Simple and addicting side dish. Vegan, Gluten Free, Kosher, Pareve.

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Roasted Bell Peppers on Grill

How to Roast Bell Peppers

4 easy methods to make soft, smoky roasted bell peppers – with your oven or broiler, gas stovetop, grill or open flame. Seeding, peeling, tutorial.

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