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

Menu Planning…Bah, humbug

It’s the bane of everyone’s life – menu planning. What to serve, what’s the order of operations in the kitchen? How to best plan the shopping, the prepping, the cooking, … Continue reading

October 31, 2013 · 6 Comments

Fish in Coriander Sauce

I’m having a curry moment. Deal with it. People hear curry and they get nervous . “Oh, it’s spicy.” But it doesn’t have to be. Curries are compounds, that is … Continue reading

October 27, 2013 · 3 Comments

Summer into Fall Salad – Crunchy and good

It’s all we’ve been making of late. It can be adapted to what’s in the market and what you like to eat. Important notes, I think, are green beans, various … Continue reading

September 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Moroccan Stew: Fragrant and Easy

Now that the evenings are just a bit cooler here in Jerusalem, I can think autumnal dishes – this is one of my favorites. While this is one of my … Continue reading

June 26, 2013 · 2 Comments

Chill out with Marzipan – Chocolate Ice Cream

I love Marzipan, recently we’ve been getting some high quality, homemade Marzipan and it’s really delightful. I’ve wanted to make Marzipan Ice Cream for a while but never got around to … Continue reading

June 24, 2013 · 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

What’s for Dinner? Chard and Beans with Goat Cheese Noodles

It was another classic “it’s dinnertime, what’s in my fridge?” moment. Taking stock, I had a bunch of swiss chard and a large log of plain goat cheese. A can … Continue reading

March 1, 2013 · 1 Comment

Guest Post: Pistachio Soup

This post was written by Naomi Berger, from Brooklyn. Thanks, Naomi! I recently returned from a trip to Israel — my first trip in fact. It was somewhat of an … Continue reading

February 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Cilantro Pesto, or, how to save wilted herbs

I looked in the fridge and saw a bunch of wilting Cilantro. I actually almost always see wilting Cilantro in the fridge, since it comes in large bunches and I … Continue reading

February 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Always learning with Collard Greens and Potatoes

I got back very hungry after a long day and I wanted to cook something. I looked in the fridge, saw a bunch of wilting collards. I looked in the … Continue reading

February 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

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