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Leek Quiche
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Leek Quiche

I love Leek Quiche. Leeks have a milder and more mellow flavor than onions. When they’re sautéed, the leeks just seem to melt into the custard filling. Leeks also mix beautifully with other vegetables. I often reduce the amount of leeks by a cup or two and substitute them with […]

Halibut Salad
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Halibut Salad

I grew up eating Halibut Salad. It was on our Thursday rotation of fish meals. Halibut is a firm white fleshed fish that has a very mild flavor. It’s actually whiter than other white fleshed fish like snapper or flounder. I think that’s what makes it so pretty as a […]

Goujons de Sole
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Goujons de Sole

Goujons de Sole are small pieces of Sole that are dipped in fritter batter and fried. The concept of fried fish was originally brought to England by Western Sephardic Jews in the 17th century. What we know as Fish ‘N Chips is made with whole fillets; while this French version […]

Roasted Vegetable Salad
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Roasted Vegetable Salad

This Roasted Vegetable Salad is an accidental and fortuitous creation. I had leftover roasted beets and butternut squash and didn’t want serve them the same way the next day. I had roasted the squash with just a little salt, pepper and olive oil; and the beets in their skins. The […]

Roasting a Pumpkin
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Roasting a Pumpkin

I find Roasting a Pumpkin to be easy and very satisfying. The best pumpkins to roast are Sugar Pumpkins. They have a sweet and mellow flavor that is perfect for pies. Yes, you can use canned pumpkin for pumpkin recipes; but where’s the fun in that? Roasting a Pumpkin rather […]

Tuna Noodle Casserole
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Tuna Noodle Casserole

Tuna Noodle Casserole was very popular when I was a newlywed- 51 years ago. Over the years, I stopped making it. That being said, there is nothing like a creamy Tuna Noodle Casserole to warm your tummy and comfort you on a snowy Winter’s night. Years ago, I used canned […]

String Bean Casserole
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String Bean Casserole

For years, I’ve heard people talk about eating a String Bean Casserole. I have to admit that before I made one, I had never eaten it. Tuna casserole, yes- String Bean Casserole, no. Enter Rebecca Grafstein and KosherKart and suddenly, I had frozen cut string beans, Imagine Portobello Mushroom Soup […]

Fish Tacos
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Fish Tacos

Fish Tacos are a fun dinner whether you opt for a soft tortilla or a hard taco shell. I’ve served these Fish Tacos for lunch and dinner. Adults and children alike enjoy scooping up the grilled fish and choosing their favorite add ons of guacamole, cole slaw with lime juice […]

Cole Slaw with Lime Juice
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Cole Slaw with Lime Juice

I love making this Cole Slaw with Lime Juice with Napa Cabbage. The ruffled edges and pale green color of the cabbage looks so inviting. Of course, you can use a regular green cabbage with no problem.This Cole Slaw with Lime Juice has no mayo. It’s crunchy light and delicious. […]