Category Archives: Nut Free

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How to Poach Fish Fillets

Posted in: Baked Goods and Brunch Fare

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 fish head and cook it specifically for the purpose of the blessing (we don’t actually eat the fish head, though some people do). …

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Shakshuka Main

Shakshuka

Posted in: Breakfast

Recipe for Shakshuka, inspired by Dr. Shakshuka restaurant in Israel. Kosher, Vegetarian, Gluten Free, Healthy, Delicious.

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Classic Hummus

Posted in: Appetizers

Learn to make traditional Middle Eastern hummus dip with perfectly balanced flavors, much cheaper than store-bought hummus. Kosher, Pareve.

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How to Roast Garlic

Posted in: Appetizers

Learn a simple method for oven-roasting garlic. Makes milder, sweeter, caramelized garlic cloves that add flavor and depth to your recipes.

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Schmaltz and Gribenes

Posted in: Appetizers

How to render chicken fat to create the luscious golden cooking oil known as schmaltz, as well as crispy and delicious gribenes. Kosher, Jewish.

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Mujadara

Posted in: Entrees

Learn to make mujadara in the traditional Indian style – fluffy white basmati rice, tender brown lentils, cumin & salt with caramelized onions.

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Strawberry Topping

Strawberry Topping

Posted in: Breakfast

How to make a fresh strawberry topping for ice cream, blintzes, cheesecake, waffles, anything! Kosher, pareve, gluten free, dairy free.

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Unstuffed Cabbage

Unstuffed Cabbage

Posted in: Entrees

Delicious recipe for Unstuffed Cabbage, an easier way to capture the flavor of savory stuffed cabbage without all the work. Kosher for Passover.

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Butternut Squash Soup with Chickpeas

Posted in: Appetizers

Today’s recipe is a soup that I adapted from an old Sephardic Israeli family recipe. It utilizes two popular Middle Eastern ingredients, chickpeas and butternut squash, to create a hearty soup that is low in calories and full of fiber. The natural sweetness of the squash really compliments the nutty flavor of the chickpeas. The …

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Creamy Noodle Kugel

Creamy Noodle Kugel

Posted in: Dairy

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 range from sweet to savory, dry to moist, dense to fluffy. Some people like it topped with cornflakes, some with graham crackers, some with cinnamon sugar. Some people like …

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