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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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Waldorf Salad

January 31, 2011
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This is not the Waldorf salad of your childhood with canned fruit cocktail and marshmallows, OMG, This is a fresh crunchy, kill the winter doldrums, salad from a recipe that appeared in I believe Bon Appetite magazine many years ago.  It has been in my recipe file for a long time, so I am not […]

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Fideos

October 20, 2010
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When JFK was president, I remember my mother, Nona going on and on about how JFK ate fiedos at some foreign dignitary dinner.  She was so proud that one of ‘our’ little ethnic goodies was eaten and enjoyed by the President of the Untied States. I can’t verify the story since every time I Google fideos and JFK, the […]

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Baba Ganoush

October 16, 2010
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Baba Ganoush, alternatively known as chatzilim (Hebrew for eggplants), or eggplant dip, with its smoky, earthy, strong garlic flavor is sublime on pita bread, crackers, or in falafel filled pita pockets.  My favorite way to enjoy baba ganoush is in an Israeli mezze buffet, including hummus, many salads, and various grilled kabobs.

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Oven Fried Shitake Mushroom Fries

September 19, 2010
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Earthy, chewy, meat like, with a rich smoothness imparted from olive oil, highlighted, and sharpened with good sea salt, the flavor of Oven Fried Shitake mushrooms is an addiction worth having.  Recently I started buying big bags of perfect Shitakes

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