Category Archives: Appetizers

Pickled Salad 9

Crunchy Pickled Salad

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A delightful pickle-flavored salad with cucumbers, cabbage, radish and fresh dill. Cold, crunchy, refreshing, perfect for summer. Kosher, Pareve.

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Baked Pita Chips 9

Baked Pita Chips

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Learn to make delicious seasoned pita chips that are baked, not fried, for a healthy and delicious crunch your guests will love. Kosher, Pareve.

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Whitefish salad on egg bagel with lox, cream cheese, and sliced onion

Whitefish Salad

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The history of smoked fish and appetizing. Learn a recipe for Jewish whitefish salad with celery and herbs. Kosher, dairy or pareve.

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Falafel

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How to make crispy, delicious Middle Eastern Falafel the traditional way with chickpeas and spices. Includes step-by-step photos and recipes.

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Cheese Latkes

Cheese Latkes

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Learn the history of latkes, dating back to 13th century Italy. Includes recipe for Italian-style ricotta cheese latkes. Kosher, dairy, Hanukkah.

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Stuffed Figs with Goat Cheese

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I love autumn for many reasons. The leaves are turning, the air is crisp, and many of my favorite fruits and vegetables are in season. One of my favorite fall fruits is the fig. Figs are delicious, and they also have a rich Biblical history. They are one of the “Seven Species” of Israel referred …

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Classic Hummus

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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

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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

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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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