Flourless Chocolate Almond Tuiles

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**This recipe originally appeared in my monthly baking column in Ami's food magazine, Whisk.** So it's my third day in a row of passover baking, and I am already bored. Everything is so similar in texture when you don't use flour - or even matzah meal! I'm ready for something a little bit different, and I am sure y'all are too. I don't have time for a full post, but I did want to share this recipe. It was originally published last year in my column for Ami Magazine, but in case you missed it, totally make these. They aren't soft and chewy, rather thin, crispy, and wafer like. It's a nice change of pace - plus it would make a perfect crunchy accompaniment to some chocolate ice cream or … [Read more...]

Roasted Butternut Squash Salad and a Review and Giveaway of Passover Made Easy

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I know that nobody really wants to think about the imminent arrival of the Passover holiday, but face it, friends. Passover is coming. The good news is that today I am reviewing a cookbook that aims to make Passover cooking easy. I know, it sounds too good to be true. But this book proves that it can be done! Passover Made Easy is a brand new book, written by the fabulous duo of Leah Schapira (or Fresh & Easy fame) and Victoria Dweck, food editor of a number of top kosher magazines, including the one I write for. The book is a project of CookKosher.Com, and actually features about a third of the recipes by a number of the members, myself included! Leah and Victoria took the recipes, … [Read more...]