{ Shabbat & Holiday }

Stir Fried Baby Bok Choy*


When baby bok choy is fresh in the produce section, grab it! Otherwise, it is available most of the year at Asian markets. Bok Choy is loaded with sulforphane, an enzyme that protects against cancer. It is also very high in vitamins A and C. A ...

Read More »

Potato Latkes*

IMG_final latke shot 6543

Talk about a dish that evokes powerful memories.  Latkes (potato pancakes) bring it on strong! I can still smell my mom’s latkes cooking and remember clearly how there would hardly be any left by the time the plate of latkes made it to the table! ...

Read More »

{ Appetizers }


Salsamole pic cooking demoIMG_7036

For a south of the border festive dip with a twist, I created this crowd-pleasing combination of salsa and guacamole. Mexican food always takes me back to my childhood in Albany, New York where we had ...

Read More »

‘Shrimp’ on the Barbie*


This marinated grilled "shrimp,"(I keep kosher, so I use imitation kosher shrimp made from white fish, is called surimi. I use the DynaSea kosher brand.) It is loaded with garlic and herbs and ...

Read More »

Israeli Hummus

IMG_Israeli Hummus FInal 6883

This is a classic Israeli appetizer and spread that happens to be very good for you as well as tasty! You can serve hummus so many different ways with countless variations. This is the basic recipe. ...

Read More »

{ Quick & Easy Weeknight Meals }

IMG_Pasta with Veggetarian Bolognese0989_1
Sloppy Joes
balsmic mushroom chicken

{ Soups & Sandwiches }

California TLT SandwichIMG_2361
butternut curry soup with butternut squashIMG_5989
IMG_1532cream of tomato bisque
Velvet Corn Soup