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Chicken Leftover Salad

May 3, 2012
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Saturday morning the mercury was climbing quite rapidly.  The idea of a hot Shabbat lunch didn’t sound too appealing.  Cold salad using leftover roast chicken, leftover grilled ears of corn and some fresh pico de gallo seemed like a more refreshing idea.  This salad

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Quinoa Pilaf for Spring

May 2, 2012
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Quinoa is a relatively new kitchen staple in my home.  The healthy aspects,

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Kurabiyes

January 21, 2011
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Courabies, Kourabiedes, Kurabiyes, is a rich nut cookie adopted by the Sephardim from the Greeks.  It is made with almonds or walnuts, then rolled in powdered sugar, and served with Turkish coffee or tea. My great auntie, Amelia Touriel Notrica,

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Fire Roasted Eggplant Salad

June 12, 2010
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An opaque purple shiny surface is the mark of a young fresh eggplant.  They should be firm to the touch, not spongy or spotted.  Eggplants come in a large variety of shapes and sizes,

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Brown Rice Pilaf With Anaheim Chili

June 10, 2010
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In the spirit of health conscious eating, I am serving more brown rice dishes. Brown rice has a nutty, satisfying taste to it that is great with meat, fish, or fowl.

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