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French Green Beans With Mustard Shallot Sauce

French Green Beans with Mustard Shallot Sauce

Sometimes the green vegetable is not the star of the meal. Like on Thanksgiving it’s all about the turkey, the stuffing and the other carbs. And on Hanukah it’s all about the potato latkes and applesauce. Yet I still want to serve a green vegetable to round out the dinner. In such cases, this green bean dish is my “go-to” recipe. While I’m busy making all the other dishes, I want the vegetable to be quick and easy to prepare.

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Homemade Chocolate Lollipops Centerpiece

Fun Dessert for Passover & Easter: Homemade Chocolate Lollipops

These adorable chocolate lollipop centerpieces are quick and easy to make with the kids. The lollipops make such cute centerpieces for spring holidays like Passover and Easter.

I remember making homemade molded chocolate with my grandma Shirley when I was a kid. Making candy was always a fun project. As an adult, I inherited my grandma’s candy making molds and stored them for a long time. Recently, I came across the molds, and it’s been such a joy to share them with my kids. My grandma would have been thrilled to watch my little darlings make chocolate with her molds. I get a little “verklempt” (emotional) thinking about the tradition continuing.

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Flourless Nutella Chocolate Cake and Passover Memories

This year I have an outstanding edition to our usual Passover menu– Flourless Nutella Chocolate Cake. This chocolate cake recipe is the best cake I have ever made. It’s flourless, so it’s perfect for Passover. But don’t just serve it once a year. This cake is an impressive finish to any dinner party. What’s amazing about this cake is the texture. My friend Jody called it “Nutella cloud fluff.” The cake has a surprisingly light and smooth texture that I just want to savor. My family is going to flip when they taste it.

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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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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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