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Gravlax

by Linda Capeloto Sendowski on March 4, 2014

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VEal chop bbq gravlox 037-3As you know I made Gravlax for part of my Father’s Day brunch menu.  I love [click to continue…]

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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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Biscotti by Carole

July 27, 2011
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Carole Capeloto Aiken is my big sister, an accomplished cook; she has seven grandchildren and knows how to please a crowd.  She makes these fabulous almond biscotti with no added fat, no oil, no butter, and no shortening.  We made them on Tuesday, very easy, and then, we had the inspiration to take a few […]

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Blackberry Pie

July 24, 2011
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Blackberry pie.  Double crust or single the sweet-tart of blackberries is an all time summer favorite flavor. I grew up in the Northwestern United States, Seattle to be specific,  where in the 1950’s, 60’s, and 70’s blackberries grew wild over every vacant lot, and untended sliver of land.  They were yours for the picking. Dressed […]

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Fava Bean Hummus

May 25, 2011
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Wednesday’s Santa Monica Farmers’ Market had so many treasures on display including huge piles of fresh, puffy, bright green fava beans.  Luckily, McGrath’s Family Farm stand sells fresh shelled fava beans in ½ pound and 1 pound bags. Fava beans or Ava Frescas, or some call them Ful, are a Sephardic and Mediterranean favorite.  

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