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Family Time (With a Chance of Meatballs)

I grew up in a family with a working mom and dad plus two siblings, so life was often chaotic and always busy. There were times when the house was a mess and the laundry didn’t get folded as soon...


in  Cook
5/2/2017
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Meatballs in Tomato Sauce

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5/2/2017
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5 Reasons to Eat More Tahini and 10 Recipes to Try 

Wandering through the shuk (market) in Israel you are likely to frequently encounter a beige paste. You might see it sold on its own, and as the primary ingredient in halva, hummus, and baba...

4/26/2017
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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...


in  Cook, Recipes
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