From the category archives:


Yam Soup Recipe

April 18, 2012

Just as a bit of a background on this recipe.  The 7th day of Passover is historically when the Jews crossed the Sea of Reeds (sometimes mistakenly written as the Red Sea).  In Hebrew the Sea of Reeds is “Yam Suf”.   So…loving to play with words as I do, on the 7th day of Passover […]

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Gluten Free Oat Bread

August 8, 2010

I’ve been working on going gluten free for a while now.  For the most part it isn’t a big deal. I’m not a big bread or pasta eater.  Other than the occasional desire for pizza and/or croissants which happens rarely, and which I satisfy even more rarely there is little need to come up with […]

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Thanksgiving with Relish

November 24, 2009

Thanksgiving is on the horizon, and I’m putting together the shopping list for the annual feast. It is funny how some meals become so tied to tradition. Certain holidays, like Thanksgiving just have so much tradition and memory. Perhaps there is a desire to keep the connection with the past or perhaps it is rather a desire to have a familiar moment in the year as we face so many challenges. I understand that many have memories of Rosh Hashanah, “Of course there is a brisket”, or other holiday meals. In our house it was Thanksgiving.

Since we ate at home so rarely common meals at home were fancy with Spanish foods or perhaps Middle Eastern fare. However, for Thanksgiving it was pure (US) American tradition. Our meals usually were:

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Biscotti – A cooking post

May 17, 2007

A lot of people seem to think that Biscotti are some exotic thing to make. In our house it is actually one of the more frequently baked goods. I thought I would share my recipe and provide some pointers for those less comfortable in the kitchen. This recipe is based on the one provided over […]

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