This recipe for Chicken, Pineapple and Snow Pea Kebobs was born out out of my frustration over not having an outdoor barbecue. For years, I’ve watched my friends grill outside. My husband and I are sort of “vetted and bonded” professional guests. We don’t have a summer house. Many of […]
Cranberry Chicken is an easy recipe for making a delicious dinner. I had begun using Gefen Whole Berry Cranberry Sauce even before they offered to send me products and create recipes with them. Gefen’s Cranberry sauce is made from the same ingredients I use when I’m making it from scratch- […]
It seems like everyone loves meatballs! I’m giving you the proportions of sugar and spices that make my family smile. You can adjust the proportions to fit your family’s taste. Add more or less allspice, or more or less brown sugar and lemon juice. Meatballs, about one inch around, are […]
I came up with the idea of turning Veal Piccata into Scaloppine of turkey when a friend of ours decided that white meat turkey was the only meat he would eat. It occurred to me that the mild flavor of turkey is the perfect foil for the mixture of lemon […]
Boeuf Bourguignon- what red wine, vegetables,and herbs do to the humble beef cube is simply spectacular! And for your vegetarians- try this Tofu Bourguignon. They get all the flavors without the meat! Hint: Make this recipe a day or two in advance. The flavors only get better!
A rolled Roasted Turkey Breast is perfect when you don’t want to roast a whole bird. It’s easy to prepare and is delicious hot or cold. I love using the leftovers for sandwiches or a Chef’s Salad! Even your dark meat devotées will find it moist, flavorful and satisfying. There […]
The exact translation of Coq au Vin is chicken in wine; but it is so much more. There are so many layers of flavor built up in this recipe inspired by Julia Child. The mushrooms are quartered rather than sliced; so they have a more toothsome feel in your mouth. […]
I first decided to prepare Moussaka when I started to make Purim dinners for a group of friends. We started out as young couples with our children and now it has grown to include everyones’ grandchildren as well. I needed a menu much of which could be made in advance […]
Rich and full of flavor. this meat sauce is easy to make and always a crowd pleaser. I like to use any pasta with ridges that will hold on to the sauce; or alternatively, roast spaghetti squash and use that.
Combine cinnamon, allspice, mint, cilantro, garlic, raisins and pine nuts with chopped meat. Shape this mixture into small meatballs, brown and simmer and you will have the most amazingly delicious hors d’oeuvre you have ever had. Dip the meatballs into Sour Plum Sauce (Tkemali) and you’ll be hooked!