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Savory Mushroom Matzo Kugel

This kugel will just hold itself together. When warm, it could even be a little messy. But not to fret, deliciousness and lightness will overrule it all!

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The Passover Recipe Bible

I have worked hard to make Passover food not just something to bear, but a celebration of the senses.

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Cinnamon Banana Spiel

Three ingredients. Pure heaven. A dessert healthy enough for breakfast.

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Pistachio Crusted Salmon

Effortlessly impressive.

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Persian Food is Very Sexy

I am currently deep in the study of Persian cuisine. This involves: eating at restaurants, eating at Perisan friends' houses, getting my hands on the most authentic cookbooks and simply...

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Persian Dance Party Cooking Class

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Cooking sexy cuisine can often lead to some sexy dancing. Click on the video to watch when our cooking class turned into a dance party!

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4 Healthier Chocolate Desserts for Valentine’s Day

Don't think for a moment that these healthier chocolate recipes are not incredibly indulgent. I got your back. And your belly.

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Olive Oil Dark Chocolate Brownies

I want my brownies to taste like an Italian chocolatier made them and I’d like them served with a perfect espresso. And maybe a shot of grappa.

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The Best Vegan Chocolate Mousse (Low Sugar too)

My goal was to make a chocolate mousse that wouldn’t taste vegan.

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Tuscan White Bean and Kale Soup

I have talked the ear off of enough Italian mammas in order to understand what makes their ribollitas so incredible.

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Garbanzo Bean Tricolore

This is a recipe favorite of my cooking class students.

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Coconut Milk Challah Bread Pudding

This bread pudding feels like a love too pure for words to express.

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Mulled Wine: The Perfect Holiday Drink

Some foods and drinks taste exactly like the warmth of long lost love, and this is one of them.

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Potato Latkes-Gluten Free

What makes these latkes so good is that they are not filled with too much egg and flour, which would make them taste like they came out of the freezer...

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3 Ingredient Roasted Applesauce

This applesauce is so simple to make you will never be able to go back to the jarred stuff.

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Sweet Potato Latkes + Video Tutorial

These little guys are a healthier version of the original and give justice to the Miracle of Lights.

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Quick and Easy Pumpkin Coconut Milk Souffle Cups

Because they aren’t too sweet, I can imagine them served at an afternoon women’s tea. Of course they make a cozy light dessert after any meal as well.

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Cleaner & Better Thanksgiving Recipes

A collection of Thanksgiving recipes: The Easiest Turkey Ever, Tuscan Brussels Sprouts, Multi Grain Portabello Stuffing, Celery Root Puree, Cranberry Sauce with Bay Leaf and Orange, Sunshine Pumpkin Pie with...

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Tzatziki

Not all Tzatzkiki are not created equal.

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Superfood Berry Boost Smoothie

I can literally feel the cells in my body humming with happiness when I drink this smoothie.

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Spaghetti Sqush Primavera

Spaghetti without the spaghetti. If only every restaurant offered this as an option.

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Rosh Hashana: Meal and a Spiel Style

Lighter, fresher versions of your Bubbe's favorite recipes.

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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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