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Shakshuka in cast iron with pita bread

Shakshuka Recipe: An Easy Egg Dish for any Meal of the Day!

This shakshuka recipe is an easy egg dish for your brunch and dinner menus. Spicy tomatoes are topped with poached eggs and served with pita for dipping.

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Bubbe’s Bubula – Recreating my Grandma’s Puffy Matzo Meal Pancake

A super simple but nostalgically wonderful fluffy matzo meal pancake ideal for Passover or any time of the year, made with love by my Bubbe.

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Love in each Bite: A Weekend in Portland Oregon

A visual tour through our food-filled, action-packed 2 day weekend in the eclectic and energetic town of Portland, Oregon

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two blintzes on red plate with strawberry jam and sour cream

Battle of the Blintz Returns – Russian Grandma’s Recipe Prevails!

Sharon’s Cheese Blintzes reign supreme. Learn how to make them and how she won the second year of the Battle of the Blintz. Note: Since this post was first published in 2011, much has changed. My son tragically passed away in 2017. But his blintz legacy lives on as Sharon makes her incredible blintzes for […]

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Spinach and Bacon Quiche: French Fridays with Dorie on Friday!

Well, I did it. I made the French Fridays with Dorie recipe before Friday and posted about it on Friday. This really is Friday the 13th – strange things are happening. But here’s something even more amazing: I made a tart dough from scratch and it worked. If you’ve been reading my blog for a […]

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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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Gregory making a crepe for a blintz

The Battle of the Blintz – Celebrating the Jewish New Year with Food

Find out how the Battle of the Blintz was born. Plus learn all about how we celebrate Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur – the Jewish High Holidays – with food! The Jewish High Holidays and the Battle of the Blintz We just finished celebrating the Jewish New Year, 5771. The High Holidays, as they are […]

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