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Passover Stuffed Artichoke Hearts

by Linda Capeloto Sendowski on March 28, 2012

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This is another favorite Passover recipe of mine.  The little stuffed hearts [click to continue…]

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Braised Artichoke Hearts

December 5, 2011
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Artichokes are an essential Sephardic vegetable.  When I was a child, artichokes were only available in the spring.  Basically the California coast harvest period was from April to June, and then, you had to wait until next year. 

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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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Passover Artichokes with Lemon and Honey

March 2, 2010
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Artichokes are one of spring’s treats.  The green earthy flavor with a smooth texture pairs well with lemon, tomato, and grilled flavors.  This dish is an old Sephardic favorite from Turkey that my Nona  Chiprut used to make. It takes a little patience to pair down all those artichokes.  When I was a child, I […]

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Ava Frescas con Anjinaras or Fava Beans with Artichokes

February 16, 2010
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Last week while I was doing my early Wednesday morning walk through the famed Santa Monica Farmers Market, I spotted something new for sale.  On several vendors’ tables, there were mounds of large,

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