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20 Ingredients To Always Have On Hand
"Elana’s approach is simple – with the right ingredients, love, and a little...
5 Healthy Italian Garden Vegetable Side Dishes
recipes to give you freedom in the kitchen
7 Olive Oils That I Love
Elana's list of the top 7 olive oils for cooking and drizzling.
Burrata Crostini with Honeyed Leeks and Basil
Sex on bread.
Celery Root Purée
The heart of homemade. And trust me, it is easy.
Chicken Tagine with Apricots and Prunes
The food of the Middle Eastern Mammas oozes with love.
Cooking Tips | How To Use and Choose Salt
The value of salt - really! - and how to cook with it.
with Un-Fried Coconut Black Beans and Elana’s Simple Guacamole
Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Extra virgin olive oil is a true gift of the Greek and Roman...
Green Salad with Fresh Herbs and Rosemary Balsamic Vinegar
a.k.a. Oy Veh, A Vegan Salad. I could eat this every day.
Green Salad with Tuna and Feta
a.k.a. Chef Jeff Salad. Necessity is the mother of all invention.
Grilled Swordfish with Lemon and Oregano
a.k.a. Edo’s Mother’s Swordfish. Two minutes prep.
Heirloom Caprese Salad
The right way to make a caprese salad.
How To Choose an Olive Oil
How to choose a good quality extra virgin olive oil for cooking good...
How to Choose an Olive Oil
A common question I receive in my cooking classes is which olive oil...
Juicy Spiced Chicken with Hazelnuts, Honey and Rose Water
Adapted from Yotam Ottolenghi's recipe, a perfect Shabbat recipe, Sunday family dinner, or...
Little Italian Potato Sticks with Rosemary and Thyme
These un-fried, un-French potatoes are lovingly named after the peninsula that has always...
Lucky Lentil Soup
At the stroke of midnight Italians partake in a time-honored tradition to reign...
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