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Baked Avocado Fries

Hey look at that… Passover is over!  You made it through, aren’t you proud?  Maybe you are like me and you don’t really keep kosher for Passover (that’s ok, I won’t tell) but maybe you DO and so getting through … Continue reading

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Curried Sweet Potato Tzimmes with Apple

So at its very basic, tzimmes is really just stewed vegetables with fruit.  Usually, you’ll see it as carrots with dried fruit…and that is delicious.  The awesome thing, like most of the recipes that I’m discovering through this blog, is … Continue reading

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Passover Popovers

Who said you can’t have bread during Passover?  You can, you just have to get creative about making it.  A good friend of mine always tells me how sick she gets of matzoh sandwiches by the end of Passover.  I … Continue reading

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Black Bean Salsa

Last year at Tu B’Shevat, I played the recipe to the letter with a granola that hit all of the components of the holiday.  This year, I went a little more with the spirit of it.  The holiday comes at … Continue reading

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Keeping Fresh Herbs…well…Fresh!

Unnecessary disclaimer, this is not a recipe.  However, it is hopefully something really useful that will make cooking a little easier both in planning on your grocery bill.  You see, I hate wasting money.  I clip coupons, I bring my … Continue reading

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Butternut Squash Soup

It suddenly became winter.  One afternoon it was still light sweatshirt weather and suddenly the next day you needed your fleece, and maybe mittens wouldn’t be a bad idea too.  There has been a LOT of complaining about this, more … Continue reading

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Mock Chestnut Torte with Chocolate Glaze

Cooking for Passover is a really interesting challenge.  However, BAKING for Passover can be downright tricky!  Many of your usual treats are out, or just so finicky that it doesn’t seem worth it. Not knowing this, I had promised to … Continue reading

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