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Moroccan Lentil and Garbanzo Bean Stew

Warm and comforting, flavorful and beautifully spiced, this stew was a real winner. Here’s what you need: 1/3 cup olive oil 2 ribs of celery, diced 1 medium brown onion, diced 2 tablespoons grated ginger (I used the kind that … Continue reading

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Noodle Pudding (Grandma Gloria’s Noodle Kugel)

For Rosh Hashanah, Nik and Zach hosted a delicious dinner with a delicious sweet, noodle kugel on the menu.  After eating it, I had a craving for my grandma’s noodle pudding, a sweet combination of egg noodles, raisins and mandarin … Continue reading

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Rugelach

Below is a recipe for the most delicious cookies you will ever taste.  I have to admit, they take a bit of work.  But even though the first time I made them, I told Patrick I wasn’t sure the effort … Continue reading

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Om Carrot Cake

There are many carrot cake recipes out there.  And it’s hard to decipher which one to pick – since they all seem pretty similar.  Your quest is over – this is the best carrot cake recipe and all you will … Continue reading

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Blueberry Crumb Cake

Yesterday, I had the urge to bake, and while blueberries aren’t as available as they were a couple of months ago, I really wanted to make a blueberry crumb cake I had tried once before.  Much to my chagrin, when … Continue reading

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Upside Down Apple Crumble a la Mode

On Saturday night Patrick and I hosted a small gathering of friends and family for dinner and game night.  For dessert, I wanted something that incorporated apples but wasn’t too heavy.  I ended up making a version of an inside … Continue reading

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Coconut Almond Chia Seed Pudding

A couple of weeks ago I was celebrating at my bachelorette party, and it was so much fun.  It was also a funny weekend because we had a lot of special eaters – no gluten, no dairy, no meat, no … Continue reading

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Almond, Maple and Chocolate Chunk Cookies

This weekend I was really craving a pastry or something sweet.  When a post from one of my favorite food blogs (the Sprouted Kitchen) came in with a mouth-watering picture of cookies, I knew I had my treat.  I altered … Continue reading

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Moroccan Entree Salad

Given the upcoming wedding, Patrick and I are making an effort to eat healthy.  And what better way to do that than a nutritious, protein-packed salad.  This recipe is a take on a salad I have had at a restaurant … Continue reading

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Tsimmis Chicken

For our Christmas entree, we decided to make chicken with a Jewish twist (go figure).  This chicken is great because it is pretty easy to make and is really a one pan meal – it has protein, veggies, and carbs.  … Continue reading

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