Tag: Passover

Coleslaw
American, Parve, Salad, Uncategorized, Vegetarian

Coleslaw

Ever wonder how Coleslaw got its name. According to Wikipedia: “The term “coleslaw” arose in the 18th century as an anglicisation of the Dutch term “koolsla” (“kool” in Dutch sounds like “cole”) meaning “cabbage salad”. The “cole” part of the word ultimately derives from the Latin caulis, meaning cabbage.” Whether […]

Asparagus and Celery Root Soup
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Asparagus and Celery Root Soup

I make this Asparagus and Celery Root Soup with white asparagus rather than green. White asparagus have a more delicate flavor than green and allow the flavor of the mild celery root to come through. Fresh white asparagus are only available during Spring and Summer. I remember how excited my […]

Chopped Eggs and Onions
Eastern European

Chopped Eggs and Onions

I can’t remember where I first ate Chopped Eggs and Onions. It could have been at a hotel in the Catskills or at an older relative’s house. All I know is that I loved it. It’s completely different from Egg Salad. There’s no celery and no mayonnaise. In the old […]

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 […]

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 […]

Cole Slaw with Lime Juice
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Cole Slaw with Lime Juice

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

Strawberry Sorbet
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Strawberry Sorbet

Strawberry sorbet is Smooth and creamy and easily made from frozen strawberries puréed with 3 simple ingredients.  Spoon it into an orange shell for a company dinner or eat it as soft serve right away. I promise, Strawberry Sorbet will quickly become your go-to instant dessert! I like to change […]