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Use Potatoes to Liven Up Your Passover Meals

Potatoes are the answer to that yearly question, “what am I going to cook for Passover?” Instead of focusing on what you can’t eat during Passover, enjoy what you can eat, like potatoes. Passover is an opportunity to get creative in the kitchen, like 20 Los Angeles food bloggers did last week at a potluck […]

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Chicken Pad Thai With Broccoli and Peanut Sauce

I love Thai food, and I eat in Asian restaurants as often as I can. One of my favorite dishes is Pad Thai. When I have it in a restaurant, I like to add the delicious peanut dipping sauce to it. I think it’s a winning combination, and I can never have enough of that […]

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Potato and Brisket Kreplach: Sometimes I Go A Little Crazy in the Kitchen

I have a weakness for sinful appetizers. When I saw uber-blogger Michael Ruhlman’s post on homemade kreplach, I had to make them. Kreplach is a crispy dough pocket stuffed with soft fillings like potato or meat. Think of kreplach as a Jewish wonton, dumpling, or samosa. Many cultures have their own version. I have fond […]

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Foil-Roasted Salmon with Fennel and Orange

You know you have a great recipe when the leftovers are just as good cold the next day. That’s what happened to me when I made this whole salmon dish for company last night. This dish really works well for company because you can make one large piece, and it feeds a crowd. Furthermore, the […]

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Easy Passover Macaroons: A Little Coffee Enhances the Chocolate

I have been on the hunt for a great Passover macaroon recipe. I let a room full of friends be my taste-testers, and this chocolate macaroon came up the winner. The cookie is moist, chewy, and a wonderful showcase for chocolate. This chocolate macaroon is a holiday treat that I look forward to sharing with […]

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Potato Latke Muffins: My Favorite Passover Recipe

Passover is on my mind now because I am helping to collate Passover recipes to share with other parents at our school.  These Potato Latke Muffins are a favorite in my family for Passover Seder.  The recipe was passed down to me from my Aunt Rose who emigrated from Czarist Russia.  I remember enjoying this […]

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Asparagus Soup in Espresso Cups for My Cooking Club

I made this Asparagus Soup today for my Cooking Club. I gather monthly with a talented group of women to share our passion for cooking, good food, and stimulating conversation. We take turns meeting at each others’ homes. Everyone brings a homemade dish related to a specific theme, and today’s theme was “spa cuisine.” Some […]

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