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Toasted Fennel Cauliflower Crisps

It is nice to have an appetizer that is vegetarian and doesn't have cheese.

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Spicy Black Cod Tacos

If I had a taco truck, these would be the number one seller.

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Sugar Free Frozen Hot Chocolate

A cool sweet treat that keeps it light and healthy.

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“Doctored Up” Trader Joe’s GF Brownies with Sea Salt”

These brownies are so rich with dark chocolate and a touch of sea salt...don't expect these to be around very long.

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How to Make Kosher Pigs in a Blanket

The most delicious crowd pleaser! These are better and way less expensive when made at home.

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Chimichurri

The ketchup of Latin America, which means you can use it on anything.

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How to Choose an Olive Oil

A common question I receive in my cooking classes is which olive oil to choose. This is NOT a no-brainer question.

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7 Olive Oils That I Love

Elana's list of the top 7 olive oils for cooking and drizzling.

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8 Things That Will Have Your Italian Waiter Laughing Behind Your Back

Trust me. I know exactly why your Italian waiters are laughing at you.

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How To Eat Pasta Like An Italian- World Cup 2014

I was inspired by the World Cup. Here is a video on how to twirl your pasta like an Italian and not make a mess!

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Conscious Entertaining for the 21st Century

People have this belief that a party is an excuse to serve and eat unhealthy food. Elena tells you in this article, it is not.

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7 Make Ahead Recipes for a Perfect Summer Cocktail Party

White Sangria, Heirloom Tomato Gazpacho, Fig and Gorgonzola Bites, Grilled Steak Bites, Smoked Salmon Tartar on Cucumber, Burrata Crostini with Honeyed Leeks and Basil

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Elana’s Secret Marinade Chicken Skewers

I had a man fall in love with me for this marinade.

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Smoked Salmon Tartar on Cucumber

This make ahead recipe is ideal for a summer cocktail party.

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Fig and Gorgonzola Bites

with a Balsamic Reduction and Fresh Mint. The perfect cocktail party appetizer.

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No Dairy Skinny Sundae

My Divine Chocolate Crunch Sundae with Coconut Milk Ice Cream

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Recipes with Roses

Rose Meringues, Juicy Spiced Chicken with Hazelnuts, Honey and Rose Water, Rose Tea, Risotto with Rose Water and Saffron, Rose Hot Chocolate, Watermelon Rose Granita

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Rose Hot Chocolate

No sugar, no dairy

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Watermelon Rose Granita

What's amazing about this recipe is that there is no sugar and it takes only minutes to make. Yes it's easy!

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Risotto with Rose Water and Saffron

Risotto alle Rose e Zafferano

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Juicy Spiced Chicken with Hazelnuts, Honey and Rose Water

Adapted from Yotam Ottolenghi's recipe, a perfect Shabbat recipe, Sunday family dinner, or dinner party.

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