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falafel balls

Authentic Falafel

Growing up in Israel, I ate my fair share of falafel. In most of my favorite childhood memories, you better believe that falafel was hanging

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tzimmes -carrots and pruns on a golden plate

Tzimmes

Tzimmes is the perfect way to round out your holiday dinner menu. It is so easy to make and yields such a delightful and impressive

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Kasha Varnishkes in a white bowl

Kasha Varnishkes

Kasha Varnishkes is a classic Jewish comfort food, delicious, rich, and satisfying. I have honestly never met a person who doesn’t like pasta. I am

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egg in a bagel hole on a white parcment paper

Egg In a Bagel Hole

Say hello to your new favorite breakfast! These baked eggs in a bagel hole are easy to prepare, and everyone in your family will love

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Matbucha

This is the Middle Eastern version of salsa. A perfect match for a fresh piece of bread, pita, or Challah. Matbucha is a cold salad

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shakshuka in a black pan with bread on the side

Shakshuka

Nothing says “good morning” like this Shakshuka Recipe. Shakshuka has been my family’s favorite breakfast for years. It is healthy, delicious, and a great way

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a slice of kugel on a white plate

Sweet Cheese Kugel

Kugel is a Jewish dish similar to a casserole or pudding. There are many kinds of kugels, sweet and savory. Growing up my grandfather used

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avocado on toast and chili on the side

Avocado on Toast

You can never go wrong with avocado toast! Creamy avocado spread on toasted fresh bread is one of my favorite quick meals or snacks. It

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baked tofu in a white bowl

Sary’s Baked Tofu

My mother-in-law, Sary, makes this delicious baked tofu. It is a great protein addition to any form of raw or cooked vegetables, rice, or quinoa,

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corn salad with a spoon in a white bowl

Corn Salad

This salad is quick and easy to make and goes with practically everything. You can use fresh, canned, or frozen corn. One of my family

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Vegetarian Chopped Liver

Vegetarian Chopped Liver

Don’t tell anyone, but I think I like this better than the real thing. This vegetarian chopped liver tastes fantastic. You won’t miss the meat.

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Pink Hummus

A healthy, homemade recipe with the delicious flavor and color of beets. *Warning* This dish will steal the spotlight at your next gathering! All opinions

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Green Shakshuka

Here is a lovely, simple recipe that will make your mornings a happier time (or lunch or dinner). A great way to get your protein

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Most Popular Recipes

The Ultimate Birthday Cake

I really enjoy making personalized birthday cakes for my kids. But the basic recipe is always the same: chocolate cake. I’ll take chocolate cake in

Pink Hummus

A healthy, homemade recipe with the delicious flavor and color of beets. *Warning* This dish will steal the spotlight at your next gathering! All opinions

Greek salad in a white bowl

Greek Salad

You can never have too many salad recipes, right? Especially when they are so delicious and easy to make. To make this salad all you