Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & Snacks

"I think it's nice that there are all different kinds of lunches and breakfasts and dinners and snacks. I think eating is nice." – Albert from Bread and Jam for Frances, by Russell C. Hoban

Category Archives: Breakfast

Apple-Plum Crisp with Ginger and Lime

Crisp is my favorite, go-to, dessert. It makes use of aging fruit – just trim carefully as needed – and it’s a good answer, year-round with whatever’s in season. There are … Continue reading

September 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Kumquat Compote – a winter recipe

I love kumquats. In Israel, they’re a specialty winter fruit along with the rest of the citrus family. They’re tart and sweet and assertively flavored in a way that I … Continue reading

June 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Shakshuka. Eggs and sauce, Middle Eastern style.

Shakushuka at it’s most basic is that wonderful marriage between egg and tomato. Eggs with ketchup on the side, made more sophisticated if you will. Eggs delicately poached in a … Continue reading

January 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Skillet Vegetable Pie – Pan to the oven to the table

Skillet Vegetable Pie Note about Pan: You’ll need a cast-iron pan, I used a 14″ round. It’s well worth the investment, which is almost nil, or other heavy metal skillet … Continue reading

January 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Curried Split Pea Soup

One caveat. You need a big pot for this soup. I’m often amazed how people try to cook in small pots. What’s the point, really, and in particular when it … Continue reading

January 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

All-Star Vegan Rice Pudding

I was peering into the cabinet the other day while pondering breakfast ideas and I noticed I had a lot of rice. It took a minute for me to remember … Continue reading

December 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

It’s Summer? Then it’s time for Fruit Soup

It’s been very hot this week. 36c hot or somewhere in the high 90’s. That may not sound so bad but here in the dry, Jerusalem hills it means heat … Continue reading

June 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

Home-Made Yogurt

Yes, that’s right. Yogurt. Making yogurt. Why make yogurt, you might ask? First of all, if you’re already making ice cream, why not yogurt? Also, if you’re a frozen-yogurt type, … Continue reading

February 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

Home-made Granola

My family goes through a lot of Granola, more so than any other “cereal” product. Home made granola is easy and tasty, and of course and excellent topping for ice … Continue reading

January 6, 2012 · 1 Comment

Weekend Menu Planning

This post was delayed or rather, it was lost and it took me a few depressed days before I had the time to recreate it. But here it is, useful … Continue reading

January 21, 2010 · 1 Comment

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