How to Roast Hen of the Woods Mushrooms
April 2, 2017 – 4:40 pm | Comments Off on How to Roast Hen of the Woods Mushrooms

I’ll be the first to confess that elaborate mushrooms scare me a bit. The otherworldliness of enokis, the meatiness of King Trumpet stalks, the sponge-like texture of Lion’s Manes.
But I’ve been served Hen of the …

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School Safe, Allergen Friendly Latkes for Hannukah
December 15, 2016 – 6:13 pm | 2 Comments
School Safe, Allergen Friendly Latkes for Hannukah

This is the fourth year in a row that I’ve brought my latke-making show on the road to my children’s school, staking out a corner in their classroom to fry up a seasonal storm of potato …

Root Vegetable Gratin (Vegan)
November 19, 2016 – 7:36 am | Comments Off on Root Vegetable Gratin (Vegan)
Root Vegetable Gratin (Vegan)

While I personally follow a omnivorous diet, I nonetheless believe in making it a plant-centric one. We do Meatless Mondays in my house, and on days we do eat meat of some kind, it’s limited …

Butternut Squash Souffle Squares (Gluten free, low FODMAP)
March 4, 2014 – 4:12 pm | Comments Off on Butternut Squash Souffle Squares (Gluten free, low FODMAP)
Butternut Squash Souffle Squares (Gluten free, low FODMAP)

I debated whether to call this dish a souffle or a spoonbread.  Technically, it doesn’t fit the definition of either, but texture-wise, it could pass for both.  I opted for “souffle” since that designation places …

A Thanksgivvukah Menu, Sans Gluten
November 20, 2013 – 2:17 pm | Comments Off on A Thanksgivvukah Menu, Sans Gluten
A Thanksgivvukah Menu, Sans Gluten

A celestial anomaly is about to occur: one that has Jewish social media outlets engaged in in a full-fledged, collective kvell. This year, Hannukah and Thanksgiving will coincide on the calendar—a serendipitous convergence that won’t …

Butternut Squash with Pumpkin Seed Pesto
September 1, 2013 – 12:44 pm | One Comment
Butternut Squash with Pumpkin Seed Pesto

Pity the online recipe unaccompanied by a photo.  No matter how utterly delicious, it’s doomed to eternal obscurity; as Pinterest has shown us, people browse recipes with their eyes, not their brains.  It’s a beauty …

Gluten Free Biscotti (Kosher for Passover)
March 23, 2013 – 1:26 pm | One Comment
Gluten Free Biscotti (Kosher for Passover)

For years, my mom has been making these crunchy biscotti to serve with tea at our Passover Seder.  She calls them mandelbread (or mandelbrot), but I’m sorry– they are so very biscotti to me.  More …