Archive | April, 2011

Chocolate-covered Matzo with Toasted Nuts and Sea Salt

I love celebrating Passover for so many reasons. But the highlight for me is using food symbolically to retell the story of Passover (freeing of the Israelites from Egyptian slavery). For example, we dip parsley in salt water. The parsley represents the coming of spring and the salt water represents the tears that were shed; […]

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Stop complaining! New Leaf Community Market is coming to San Jose.

In our house, Dormant Chef is known for managing bad attitudes and family strife with his arsenal of “dad wisdom”. Though few are original, they’ve all become a permanent part of our family chatter. Here are some of his favorites: Don’t be a victim. Life is not fair. The man with no shoes complains until […]

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Quirky Quinoa – French Fridays with Dorie

It’s 7AM on Saturday and it’s the first time my head has been clear enough from other life clutter to think about cooking. Seriously – last night we had cereal, fruit, and milk for dinner. So once again, I attempt my French Fridays with Dorie recipe on Saturday. This week’s recipe is Quinoa (pronounced KEENwah), […]

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