So there is good news and bad. Which one do you want to hear first? Me? I always want to hear the bad news first. I need to get it over with. So here goes. Purim 2013 is now something we can discuss in the past tense and that can only mean one thing. Actually two.
I like to put these pastries in a basket for Purim as they make ideal Mishloach Manot.
You’re probably wondering why the greatest advocate of fast and easy preps in the kitchen is talking about layer cakes, right?
So much of our lives revolve around food. In addition to eating our three squares every day, there is a signature dish for every Jewish...
I can’t really help with candles and gifts, but fried goodies are my specialty.
Brining A Turkey Turkey is a mild-flavored meat that easily dries out during cooking. Brining a turkey - basically, bathing in salt water, sugar...
Excerpted from The Apple Cookbook (c) Olwen Woodier. Photography by (c) Leigh Beisch Photography with Food Stylist Robyn Valarik. Used with permission of Storey Publishing.
“People who never buy cookbooks are getting this one,” said Victoria. “They read it cover to cover and find it so interesting.”
While we are all accustomed to the occasional recipe substitutions – swapping milk for creamer, applesauce for oil – gluten-free cooking is a whole different ballgame.
I love Lo Mein, but the thought of boiling the noodles in one pan and then sautéing it together in another means a two-pot mess.
Roast duck Preheat oven to 375
Levana Kirschenbaum, restaurateur, master chef, cooking teacher and author, has just published the ultimate cookbook, The Whole Foods Kosher Kitchen: Glorious Meals Pure and Simple. This is her magnum opus, a book that takes kosher cooking to a whole new level; with everything we ever needed to know about preparing healthy cuisine from soup to nuts.
Spice up your summer with these colorful and zesty Mexican dishes. Since I like it quick and easy in the kitchen, all of these recipes are no fuss dinners that are full of flavor.
Here are some recipes to make your Chag La’Illanot a festive one.
The perfect appetizers require minimal effort by the hostess and taste so good your guests will think you spent the whole day in the kitchen cooking. These recipes do exactly that. They are super tasty, sorta fancy and seriously easy! I used wonton wrappers to create wonton cups, and then filled them up with some of my favorite ingredients, such as Creamy Mac & Cheese, Zesty Taco Fillings, Savory Pizza Toppings and Sweet Whipped Cream with Fresh Fruit!
Lots of people think that if you can’t use rice like the Sephardim do on Pesach, nor matza meal like many Ashkenazim do on Pesach, then there’s “nothing left to eat!” This article is being written to dispel all these gloomy forecasts. Baruch Hashem, there is so much you can do if you just turn your creative juices up. Clip this out and save it – it’s also great for those who need to eat gluten-free. Let’s focus now on some delicious dishes that present really beautifully, and then on some easy and refreshing desserts.
You don’t always have access to measuring spoons and cups when eating out or at someone’s home for a meal. Here are some really easy visual ways for you to plan your portions, at home or away!
If you’re going to have it, make it worth it!
Enjoy this” sweet” new idea for a “Sweet New Year”! A refreshing and very simple idea to finish off any Yom Tov meal.
Lucky for you, I have three gorgeous cookbooks sitting on my desk, chock full of great Pesach ideas that will turn you into a kitchen hero and will have everyone licking their plates.
Three Easy Recipes For Chol HaMoed Dinner
I honestly think it was one of the best dishes I have ever made. I could stare at that meat board all day long!
I’m all for repurposing leftovers and re-using what’s left in my fridge. In this case, I used leftover deli from Shabbos and boom – a pastrami pizza was born.
It's all over. The orchestra is still, the lights are dimmed. Your simcha outfits hang in your closet, silent witnesses to a time you will treasure in your mind and heart forever.
Who said weekday dinners had to be boring? It’s simple to keep the fresh and fun with just a little preparation. Stock your kitchen with staples like whole-wheat pasta, organic fish, poultry, meats, and organic fruits and vegetables (go frozen if you can't buy fresh).
What is the best way to grill your Abeles & Heymann hot dogs to perfection?
Though I loved cooking, I did it with a heavy heart as I continuously worried about what I should be cleaning.
I know, after all of those Yom Tov meals, you may still be on hiatus from kitchen duty, but these two cookbooks might have you rethinking that decision.