Skill Level: Easy

Italian, Soup

Minestrone

This is a perfect recipe for those who don’t want to sauté, caramelize or sear. Just layer your ingredients in a pot and simmer. The result is a flavorful vegetable mix with a small amount of the natural juices that come from the vegetables. If you prefer more liquid, just […]

American, Parve

Coconut-Chocolate Chip Squares

It’s so exciting to find a beloved recipe in the back of a box of “oldies but goodies”. I used to make these every year as part of a cookie assortment for holidays. I’ve reworked the recipe and made it healthier and “nut free”-except for the coconut. Naturally, you can […]

Grilled Tofu
American, Entree, Vegetarian

Grilled Tofu

Tofu is an amazing vegetarian protein. It literally absorbs any marinade you soak it in. It also absorbs the flavors of any recipe you add it to. The trick is to press the moisture out of the tofu and give it enough time to soak up the flavors of the […]

Hors D'Oeuvres, Israeli, Uncategorized

Pumpkin Hummous

Freshly roasted and puréed pumpkin adds a touch of sweetness and a soft orange color to traditional hummous. Serve with pita and crudités for a delicious and healthy hors d’oeuvre or snack. Prep time: 15 minutes plus time to roast pumpkin Note: You can use canned puréed pumpkin-not filling, if […]

American, Soup, Uncategorized

Pumpkin Soup

Every year my daughter and son in law take my grandchildren pumpkin picking. This year, the children picked out the largest pumpkin they could find and presented it to me!. After admiring it for a few days, I removed the seeds, cut it up in manageable pieces and roasted it. […]