Rosh Hashanah

Pluot and Nectarine Crunch

September 1, 2012

There is just a little over two weeks to go before Rosh Hashanah or the Jewish New Year.  The skies have turned deeper azure

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Roll Cookies from Nona

August 13, 2012

On a recent weekend while vacationing in Ashland Oregon, I tasted a couple of roll cookies

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Handrajo Borekas for The Sephardic Temple Sisterhood

February 17, 2012

For several months I have been volunteering to help a group of Sephardic Temple Tifereth Israel (Los Angeles) sisterhood members plan a cooking class.  Yesterday was the first in what the sisterhood plans to make a series.  I taught a boreka class, including potato and cheese Borekas,

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Best Brisket

October 22, 2011

Tonight marks the end to the month-long group of holidays and celebrations that began with Rosh Hashanah and ended with Simhat Torah.  After many dinners and trying out a lot of new crowd pleasing recipes, it is time to share

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Chicken Soup with Mushroom Dumplings

October 12, 2011

Rich and fragrant, chicken soup is liquid gold.  When you make soup, start with fresh ingredients, real chicken, vegetables, and water.  You don’t need bullion cubes with all that extra salt and perhaps other artificial ingredients.  I make a large pot of soup and freeze some of the pure golden liquid for future uses.  With […]

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