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Grilled Family Dinner

October 15, 2010
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Last week, Wednesday as I contemplated the deluge of rain that descended on Los Angeles, I was inspired to create a dinner menu of strong and complimentary flavors.  The washed out, grey landscape needed a counter balance.  The week before, records were set in the low 100’s, temperature wise and this day was pouring and […]

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Sukkot 2010 Menus and Pictures

September 28, 2010
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This year Sukkot 2010 was a joyous celebration and epicurean delight.  After the solemn days of Yom Kippur we erect our Sukkah in anticipation of all the delightful dinner conversation and magical atmosphere that dining under the stars creates.  I take the opportunity to design and execute several unique menus for our invited friends and […]

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A Menu for Yom Kippur

September 13, 2010
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Yom Kippur begins this coming Friday night, with an early dinner before sunset and then everyone rushing to synagogue or temple for Kol Nidre services.  Yom Kippur continues until Saturday night an hour or so after sunset or when the rabbis determine that the Sabbath is actually over.  At that moment, a holy person in […]

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Menu for Rosh Hashanah Dinner

September 2, 2010
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First Night Wednesday September 8, 2010 Starters, Yehi Ratzones

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Dinner for Two

July 31, 2010
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My children are technically adults and have their own apartments. Even so they are often at home usually looking for food.  It is still a rare occasion when my husband and I are actually home alone for dinner.  Last week I made this beautiful menu for the two of us. Tricolore Salad with Nicoise Olives,  Heirloom Cherry Tomatoes, […]

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