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Savory Overnight Oats

In the world of oats, the steel-cut variety, also known as “Irish oats,” is at the top of the “good-for-you” food chain. I’m crazy about them, but I’m not so fond of the fact that they take...


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3/21/2017
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Cheesy Zucchini and Olive Bread

This isn’t your ordinary zucchini bread. It’s savory rather than sweet—a departure from typical breakfast breads, which err in the opposite direction. Treat the dough like you do the kids on your...

3/21/2017
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Barely Banana Protein Pancakes

The batter for these protein-packed, gluten-free, pint-sized pancakes gets whirled together in one fell swoop in a blender, which doubles as the perfect pouring vessel. They are smaller and...


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3/21/2017
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Does Making It Three-Cornered Mean It's Hamantaschen?

In short, yes!  Last year Soom Foods, who produces absolutely fabulous tahini, sponsored a contest which was basically to come up with an unusual or new riff on an old Purim favorite: hamantaschen...

3/9/2017
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Compost Cookie Hamantaschen Recipe

(Nosher via JTA) — If you’ve never made compost cookies, but you love desserts that are a little salty and a little sweet, this cookie (and hamantaschen) are for you. Do a quick Google...

3/3/2017
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Teaching Giving Through Baking

A few weeks ago I wrote about the countless benefits of cooking with kids. For me it’s the ultimate in quality time.


in  Cook, Purim
3/2/2017
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Kasha Varnishkes Lightened-Up

(The Nosher) Kasha varnishkes is a much beloved Ashkenazi comfort food dish. Traditionally made with bow tie pasta, onions, schmaltz and kasha (buckwheat), it is filling, comforting peasant food...

2/22/2017
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Braised Short Ribs with Dried Fruit

This is a slow-cooked wonder that simmers for hours, giving off fragrant, welcoming vapors. It’s the kind of dish that makes everyone look forward to eating what’s in that pot. You can prepare it...

2/8/2017
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Snowman Sushi

OK so I like to play with my food. Is that such a bad thing? I mean, would you look at these cute little guys? Don’t you just want to eat them up?! I don’t know why I can’t just eat regular sushi...

1/25/2017