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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

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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Heirloom Israeli Salad

Heirloom Israeli Salad

Recipe for Israeli Salad with heirloom tomatoes, kalamata olives, fresh parsley, olive oil, and lemon juice. Kosher, Pareve, Gluten Free, Vegan

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Israeli Salad

Israeli Salad

This salad recipe from Israel is versatile and tasty. Persian cucumbers, tomatoes, parsley, olive oil, lemon juice, onion. Vegan, kosher, pareve

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Shabbat Shalom

In our household, Erev Shabbat (the Eve of the Sabbath) is my favorite night of the week.  We usually spend the evening at home with family, and I like to cook a special meal for us to share. I always serve comfort food– no counting calories. It’s a time for togetherness, when you can sit …

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