April 28, 2020

Tried 'n tested, favorite recipes are like old friends.

While it's always fun to meet someone that you instantly click with, you can just be yourself around childhood besties, each knowing what the other will say before a single word is spoken.

This beloved soya 'n...

April 7, 2020

Turning water into wine is so last Testament...it's transforming carrots into vegan smoked salmon that is really impressive.

I first heard about this new, culinary trend while paging through a food magazine on my recent flight home and, within hours of landing, I got...

March 31, 2020

Year-round I coat potato wedges with polenta corn meal before baking to produce a gorgeously golden, crisp shell.

I was thrilled to discover that coating with matzo meal produces a virtual identical result.

Boil, shake 'n bake for perfect potatoes every time.


July 3, 2019

Maximum impact with minimal effort.

That's what time-worn cooks aspire to always but especially in the sweltering, summer months.

It's with the rising temperature gauge in mind - not to mention rising tempers - that I chose now to share this new favorite Green Bean &...

June 26, 2019

You wouldn't know this, but I spend hours each week debating which best-loved recipe to share with you next, and pondering on how likely you are to make it.

Always mindful of my discerning audience, I carefully consider important factors like ease of preparation, acce...

June 19, 2019

It was only recently that I discovered the versatility of ground turkey and, now that I've stumbled on this new world of culinary opportunity, I regret the time wasted studiously ignoring this high protein option.

Less fatty than ground beef, it takes on flavors with...

May 22, 2019

I'm always intrigued to hear customers tell me how they take traditional, frozen gefilte fish loaves and transform them into something entirely different.

Shortcut cooks use this ready-minced fish to make quick 'n easy fried fish balls. Recipe writer Jamie Geller make...

March 6, 2019

4 cups plain flour
2 teaspoons salt
1/2 teaspoon instant dried yeast granules
2 cups tap water (not warm - just straight from tap)

1: Mix ingredients together with a spoon till flour is all absorbed. You may need an extra tablespoon or two of water - some flours are m...

December 5, 2018

A full four years back, I shared a favorite recipe for Honey 'n Mustard Corned Beef and, even after all this time, I still regularly receive glowing reports from newsletter readers who've made this their first choice, go-to recipe.

Of course, the mailing list was a fr...

November 28, 2018

I'm well aware that readers tend to focus their efforts on meaty/parve cooking and delicious dairy is sadly neglected.

For this reason, I rarely share my favorite dairy dishes, difficult though it is to keep these gems to myself.

Fortunately Channukah is coming, cand...

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