Gluten Free Pasta with Peppers and Capers

The inspiration: A need for a quick meal and to clean out my fridge Sunday afternoons find me with a need to make a quick meal to feed my family. We'll have Shabbat leftovers for dinner, but lunch is always about using up what is in the house. … [Continue reading]

December Kosher Connection LinkUp: Cookies for Chanukah: GF Chocolate Covered Cookies

The Inspiration: Chanukah, a Kosher Connection Linkup, and Eating More Mindfully In our house, it is not Chanukah unless Mommy (that's me!) makes cookies. I rarely bake, so when I do it is a treat my whole family enjoys.  In the past few months, I … [Continue reading]

Salmon Salad with Donut Peaches and Pistachios

The inspiration: a long Shabbat afternoon spent with a friend Shabbat afternoon is the time I use to catch up with my neighbors (who also happen to be good friends of mine).  I live in an apartment building in Brooklyn that is home to about 30 … [Continue reading]

Sour Cherry Lemon Iced Tea

So one of the perks of my job, besides being surrounded with the most current and amazing things for a kitchen, is the ability to purchase what I'd like for my kitchen at a significant discount. For now, I have a whole list on order. That's because … [Continue reading]

Red Currant Coulis

To say that this summer has been insanely busy is an understatement.  In June, I started a new job - I'm the shipping manager of a high-end kitchen utensil store in Boro Park called Kitchen Couture.  It's a candy store for foodies like me - all the … [Continue reading]

Meeting Chef Jehangir Mehta: Blendability at Broadway Bites

Many thanks to Sarah Davis and  Ellina Stein for coordinating this interview with Chef Mehta. For more information on Blendabilty, please visit The Mushroom Channel  It all started with a simple email: 'How would you like to meet Chef Jehangir … [Continue reading]

Lazy Leftovers Make Super Summer Suppers: Roasted Chicken Salad with Provencal Style Tomatoes and Dijon Dressing

The inspiration: Leftover roasted chicken breasts, garbanzo beans that needed eating, fresh tomatoes, and a need for something to feed my family for lunch. Leftover chicken breasts can be delicious, but they usually need something to accompany … [Continue reading]

Silvertip Roast with Mustard Crust (Maille Mustard Review)

Many thanks to Diana Castelnuovo-Tedesco of Fraiche PR  for sending me two full size jars of Maille mustard (1 Old Style and 1 Dijon Originale) to sample. All opinions are my own. I've seen Maille mustard in my local supermarket, and chalked it up … [Continue reading]

Nicoise Salad with Potatoes – May Kosher Connection Challenge

Shavuot is about two weeks away, and I am already planning my menu. Especially for the last meal, on the second day of the holiday. In our Hasidic group the men and boys gather in the synagogues to observe the passing of a previous Rebbe (Grand … [Continue reading]

Kol Foods: A Series on Duck (Finale) Duck Mujadara

The ducks used in these recipes are from KOL Foods. (http://kolfoods.com/) I received no other compensation - all opinions are my own. One of the things I love to do in the kitchen is to take ingredients, look at them, and say "What happens if … [Continue reading]