My first memory of Schmaltz is of Annie Mae stirring the fat and skin on top of the stove and then pouring it into a jar to keep for my Great Uncle Bob. He came for dinner every Friday night and exclaimed: “Gloria, bring me some Schmaltz.” I would scamper […]
Sweet watermelon and salty Feta is a match made in foodie heaven. Add blueberries and toasted pinenuts and you’ve got a beautiful light Summer salad. Hint: Use toasted sunflower seeds if anyone is allergic to nuts. Prep time: 15 minutes
I love apricots and I love chocolate and I love apricots dipped in chocolate. It was from this love that these brownies were born. Prep time: 15 minutes
Every Summer, when we visit our friends, we always enjoy everything grilled outdoors. Well, even though I live in a city apartment without a terrace to grill on; I can still grill stove top. A really hot grill pan can also bring out the sweetness of your ingredients. The combination […]
Gazpacho is a wonderful cold Summer soup best made when tomatoes are at their peak. There must be a million recipes for Gazpacho. I’ve taken the basic concept and adjusted it to my taste. Not being tied down to a recipe is one of the joys of cooking. You can […]
Growing up, I ate Tzimmis filled with flanken and bones. We ate it for Rosh Hashana and for the meal before the Fast of Yom Kippur. I continued to make it that way until my daughter became a vegetarian. Now I make two kinds of Tzimmis. One for the carnivores […]
The combination of the sautéed mushrooms wrapped in puff pastry can’t be beat!