Chances are you are terrified of making bread. And if you’re not, you are probably completely “over” the no-knead bread craze. I’m not over it. But I am kinda over the terror I feel every time I reach into a 500 degree oven to pull out my pot (see below), yet no where near over …

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This is not a post about blood oranges. And no meyer lemon was harmed in the making of this dish. No bee pollen was purchased, no bizarr-o flour was milled, and no oak-tarnished wooden knives were wielded. This is a recipe for da people! Made with all that normal crap in your fridge and cooked …

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When I first heard that Yotam Ottolenghi and Sammi Tamimi were coming out with Jerusalem, I pre-ordered it, watched all the YouTube videos from Jerusalem On A Plate, and waited eagerly for two months. When my book finally arrived, I tore open the packaging and scanned every single page with a crazed grin on my face half …

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Enough with the rules. Enough with order. Enough with predictability. Sometimes, you have to shout out to the world, “I’m gonna put sour cream in my chocolate cake! I’m gonna put fennel in my ice cream! And I’m gonna make some damn mini frittatas in a damn mini muffin tin and they’re gonna be cute and …

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If these were my grandma’s latkes, they would be cooked in butter, stuffed with raisins, sprinkled with saffron, and actually made out of rice. They would be hard and crunchy and she wouldn’t call them “latkes”, she would call them “tah-diq” (meaning, “bottom of the pot” and referring to the unbearably addictive mold of intentionally …

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My friends introduced me to Lara. Well, to her bars at least. While I was getting stomach aches between classes from my Cliff bars (a personal issue, not trying to defame Cliff bars here), I never could have imagined a health bar with only natural ingredients (a personal preference, this is NOT a Lara Bar …

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Yeah, right. Like I EVER go out anymore. BUT, even for those of us who don’t, some B vitamins and sugar are always well-loved. For those of us who do, there is nothing like this smoothie to clear out that dehydration. On super hot days in Jerusalem, this was my favorite smoothie to sip on while …

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If you’ve been following my blog, you know that I hate breakfast. I like brunch, and I suppose I like breakfast on the weekend (which truthfully ends up being more like brunch) but getting my act together in the morning is HARD. I’m one of those people that can eat the same thing for breakfast …

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  Okay, so last week was the “sophisticated chicken nugget,” and this week is, I guess, the sophisticated latke, made with chickpea flour, parsley, feta cheese, red onion and sumac. I found this recipe on Mark Bittman’s “The Minimalist,” and he calls it a “tortillita”—a Spanish pancake that he cooks with different fishes. Being deathly …

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