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Sufganiyot, Jelly Doughnuts

by Linda Capeloto Sendowski on December 6, 2012

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Chanukah is around the corner.  It is so early this year and I am scrambling to put a beautiful dinner together.  I don’t know about where you live, but here in my town, [click to continue…]

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Schwarma

February 5, 2012
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Schwarma is an extremely flavorful, spicy, Israeli, Middle Eastern masterpiece of a sandwich.  You may think that this is something you can only eat at a restaurant or schwarma counter, but I beg to differ.  Tonight I had my Superbowl inspiration to serve a schwarma buffet for Superbowl Sunday.

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Pita Bread

July 31, 2011
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Late Friday afternoon I realized in a panic that I did not have any Challah remaining in my magical freezer.  I did not want to run to the kosher bakery at the last moment 2 minutes before they close, they close early on Friday, and there was not time to make Challah.  What to do? 

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Laffa Bread

April 29, 2011
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Bread the Staff of Life.  After the Passover drought of leavened foods, fresh bread fills the nostrils with the earthy aroma of yeast and delights the mouth with a sublime taste that satisfies some imprinted human instinct. I decided to make some Laffa, thick pillows of chewy bread, freshly cooked on a griddle or bottom […]

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Cucumber Tomato Salad

February 2, 2011
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Another crunchy wonderful salad for a side dish, this version of the classic Israeli salad is great with Lamb, beef, chicken, or fish.  This night I was thinking light since I want to fit in a certain dress soon.  I made the salad and a piece of succulent Chilean Sea Bass, pan seared in a […]

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