Zucchini Chicken Pinwheels for a #PassoverPotluck

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Healthy, easy and delicious - these Zucchini Chicken Pinwheels are about to become your new favorite chicken dish! Best of all? It's kosher for passover! ***Before we start – have you signed up for my email newsletters? You’ll get new recipes, cooking tips, menu suggestions, kitchen deals  – and more! Click here to sign-up.*** I know you're all looking for exciting new Passover recipes. Last week's roundup of over 100 Delicious Passover Recipes has already been viewed nearly 100,000 times(!!), so trust me...you're not alone in your search! Well, if you've looked through that list and planned your menus, I hope you've saved some space on your menu for at least one more delicious … [Read more...]

Homemade Instant Chicken Noodle Soup (Guest Post)

Homemade Instant Chicken Noodle Soup

Your kids' favorite supper - made easily at home: Homemade Instant Chicken Noodle Soup! ***Before we start – have you signed up for my email newsletters? You’ll get new recipes, cooking tips, menu suggestions, kitchen deals  – and more! Click here to signup.*** I'm so excited to bring you a guest post today from my friend Chayie Schlisselfeld.  You may not know this, but in addition to taking photos for my own blog, I'm a freelance food photographer - I take photos of food for various uses, from commercial (advertising and packaging) to editorial (magazines and cookbooks). My favorite photography client is Chayie, who writes a recipe column in Ami Magazine (yep, that's the one I … [Read more...]

Mini Caramelized Peach Tarts with Pecan Crumble Topping

Caramelized Peach Tarts with Pecan Crumble Topping on OvertimeCook.com

Mini Caramelized Peach Tarts are made with juicy peaches, bourbon, and an addictive and delicious pecan crumble topping! Raise your hand if you love summer fruits! Yeah, me too! Peaches, plums, cherries...it's just another reason to love the summer (and be a little sad that it's coming to an end...) Well. I couldn't let the summer end without at least one more delicious fruity recipe for you to enjoy. Enter Mini Caramelized Peach Tarts. Delicious juicy peaches, cooked with bourbon, vanilla and brown sugar. Baked on a tart. With pecan crumble on top. Because everything is better with pecans. This is pretty basic, ya know? Anyhow, my friend Mara from Kosher on a Budget moved this … [Read more...]

Roasted Green Beans with Shallots and Cherry Tomatoes

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Hey folks! My friend Samantha from Little Ferraro Kitchen is graduating, and studying for finals, and all kinds of stuff that keep her too busy for blogging. I'm so excited to step in with a guest post for her. So head over there to see my recipe for Roasted Green Beans with Shallots and Cherry Tomatoes, and to wish Samantha a big mazel tov on her graduation. And of course, come back soon for more yummy treats! -Miriam … [Read more...]

Honey Glazed Garlic and Ginger Sugar Snaps

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Hey everyone, remember when my blog friend Tali from More Quiche, Please guest posted for me over the summer when my sister got married? Well now I got to repay the favor! I made my favorite vegetables in the world, and I talk all about them on Tali's Blog. So go check out my absolutely amazing Honey Glazed Garlic and Ginger Sugar Snaps, and have a peek around her blog. Tell her I say hi!   Hope you love this awesome recipe folks! Thanks for stopping by, and don't forget to enter my giveaway- a copy of Decorating Cookies by Bridget Edwards! -Miriam … [Read more...]

Whole Wheat Challah: Guest Post by Estee Lavitt

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The party was AMAZING and I can't wait to show you guys pictures of it! I am as tired as I can remember being, so while I recuperate, I have one last guest poster for you. I am super excited to introduce you folks to Estee Lavitt. Estee is a working mommy who manages to find time to bake and cook delicious food, and she maintains a  blog. Also, she is the nicest person on the entire twitter. No jokes. Are you impressed yet? I know I am. Wait, there's more! Estee bakes the best challah ever. I know so because I tasted it. That's the awesome thing about meeting online friends in real life, you get to taste their goodies! Estee is pretty lucky too, if I do say so myself, because her husband … [Read more...]

Dark Truffle, Candied Cherry, and Toasted Almond Ice Cream

Tomorrow is the big party and I am freaking out about a million details I need to deal with. Good thing you guys won't have to miss out- I have an awesome guest post for you today! Carla from Chocolate Moosey has become a great blogging buddy of mine, and it's particularly fitting that she guest post here, because I met her initially through a guest post she did on another blog! Plus, Carla and I share a great love of desserts, which is pretty evident from posts of hers like these peanut butter nutella crinkles, these strawberry lemonade cupcakes and these chocolate chip cookie dough cheesecake bars. (Plus, you know you gotta love a blog with an entire cheesecake section!) Anyway, check out … [Read more...]

Pastrami Wrapped Caesar Chicken – Guest Post by Kitchen Tested


Remember when my sister got engaged and I made her a super gorgeous engagement party? Well she's getting married tonight! I know, it's crazy! My big sis is getting married. Anyway, while I'm off celebrating her big day, Melinda of Kitchen-Tested agreed to step in and share an incredible looking recipe with all of you. Although everything on her blog is strictly kosher, Melinda features recipes that are so innovative, you could easily think she doesn't have any restrictions. (Think Chicken with Red Velvet Waffles...I know, yum.) She also puts me to shame somewhat because her recipes feature step by step pictures (unlike mine!) which make it so much easier to make things like her fabulous … [Read more...]

Toasted Sesame Hummus (Link)

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I had some store-bought hummus earlier today, and I suddenly came to a startling realization. I have completely spoiled myself with my amazing homemade hummus, and I can't eat the store bought stuff anymore. Want to taste the amazing recipe for my Homemade Toasted Sesame Hummus? Check out my guest post here on my friend Jessie's blog. Enjoy! Come back soon, I have a real fun treat for you guys! -Miriam … [Read more...]

In This Week’s Ami

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I'm still in the midst of my intense bake-a-thon, and more tired than I've ever been in my life-er, at least since my last crazy bake-a-thon. However, I wanted to remind all of you to pick up a copy of this week's Ami Magazine for two awesome recipes. Cappuccino Cookie Cups Don't let their adorable cupcake like looks fool you. These are delicious coffee flavored cookies, topped with whipped cream. Think of it as your favorite drink at starbucks...in cookie form! (Because everything is better in cookie form!) I also made some delicious Crackle Top Lemon Tarts, so make sure to check out this week's Ami for the recipes! (If Ami isn't available in print where you live, check out their … [Read more...]