Category Archives: Recipes

Roasted Radishes

What ways do you think of when I say: Radishes! Sliced into salads? Radish roses to decorate a meat or cheese platter, or a turkey or ham? How about a sandwich? OK, all of the above. But have you ever … Continue reading

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Cassoulet

We’ve talked in the past about how each culture has its own version of stews and the basic similarities – and differences – between them based on their cultures and the areas in which they lived. This, of course, affected … Continue reading

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A Valentine Treat — Dipped Strawberries

Most people love strawberries – and strawberries dipped in chocolate are a double treat! So fun to eat and to see; so elegant, too (often with a glass of champagne), the thought just says “Be My Valentine!” over and over … Continue reading

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MNF – Lemon Rose Champagne Cocktail

For this New Year’s Eve, I thought I’d give you something a little bit different! How about a Lemon Rose Champagne Cocktail? Doesn’t that sound intriguing? It certainly did to me and when I tried it, I found I couldn’t … Continue reading

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MNF – Kourabiedes – Greek Cookies

Way back in 1992 (in my youth!!) my service club in Santa Monica decided to publish a cookbook as a fundraiser. Now, from the date, you can see it was loooooong before the plethora of cooking shows and channels on … Continue reading

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MNF – Creamy Tomato Soup

Did you grow up with tomato soup? Along with Mother’s homemade chicken soup Campbell’s ® tomato soup and a toasted cheese sandwich were a standard lunch in cold weather. (Warm weather? Cream cheese and walnuts on raisin bread which I still … Continue reading

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Potato Kugel

It’s Chanukah – the Jewish Festival of Lights. As I’ve told you in the past, this is a ‘minor’ holiday on the Jewish calendar but has become more important in the past 3 or 4 decades as a gift-giving holiday. … Continue reading

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