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Mitzrayim Chicken

by Linda Capeloto Sendowski on April 5, 2012

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Mitzrayim Chicken

Are you almost ready to recline on pillows and enjoy the recounting of the Jewish escape from the Pharaohs of ancient Egypt (Mitzrayim)?  [click to continue…]

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Persimmon Salad With Butter Lettuce

November 28, 2011
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Some years ago I had the pleasure of eating at a local restaurant here in Los Angeles called Table 8.  Although Table 8 has unfortunately since closed, Chef Govind Armstrong continues with a new restaurant.   One salad I enjoyed was with butter lettuce and persimmons. 

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Haroset for Passover

March 9, 2010
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Just as the Jewish slaves in Egypt under the rule of the Pharaoh, made endless numbers of bricks there are an endless number of haroset recipes.  The haroset or the symbolic mortar held the bricks together.  Since I was a child coloring in my picture book Haggadah shel Pesach, I always thought the best part of the […]

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A Sephardic Rosh Hashanah

September 13, 2009
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Sephardic Tradition for Rosh Hashanah My family has a unique culinary heritage, migrating from the Holy Land to Spain; my ancestors lived and flourished in the Golden Age for centuries.  The Golden Age was a time of religious tolerance in Spain’s history from around 711  to the 13th century, an age of civility, poetry, enlightened medicine, […]

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