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

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

Cabbage Saute – A nice side or main

It’s wintertime. That means lots of winter squashes and other roots – they’re affordable, store well and add a necessary starchy sweetness to so many dishes. Cabbage works well in … Continue reading

January 7, 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

Quick Skillet Beans

Dinner. It rears it’s ugly head at some point during the day and colder temps mean people want and need warm meals. It’s not that hard, if you’re at home … Continue reading

December 30, 2012 · 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

Gingered Carrot Salad

Okay, I know that there are those of you hunkering down with Hurricane Sandy eating beans and other warming foods but I’m sitting here in Jerusalem in a sleeveless top. … Continue reading

October 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

Homemade Chocolate – Raw, Vegan and Easy

I like chocolate. Dark chocolate. Bitter, slightly spicy, rich with dusky overtones and intense flavor. 80% and up? My favorite kind. Given that I’ve been off refined sugars for sometime, … Continue reading

October 15, 2012 · 1 Comment

Lentil Salad 101- Summer Salads

Sniffing around my cupboards this past week, I came upon lentils and thought back to a recipe from my past – lentil and feta salad with roasted peppers. I didn’t … Continue reading

July 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

What to cook when the oven is broken – Zucchini ‘Pasta’ Salad

Don’t listen to people who tell you that kitchen toys are a waste of money. Where would we be without the food processor, or stick blender or various chopper/slicer/pureeing devices … Continue reading

July 2, 2012 · 2 Comments

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

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