Gone Fishin'

Gone Fishin’

Tuesday is “fish night” is my house….much to the chagrin of my children.  When they enter the house, knapsacks and shoes deposited in every which direction, they enter cautiously with a sort of “say-it-ain’t-so” kind of expression, one so undeserved of the Omega-6 dish that awaits them.  I take no offense though.  Most American children […]

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Like the Trees…

Like the Trees…

Tu b’Shvat, the 15th day of the Hebrew month of Shvat is also known as the New Year for the Trees.   I would say “Happy New Year”…if I could see a tree underneath all that snow. Seems strange to celebrate when the trees are so bare, a shell of nature’s best design .  But the […]

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Citrus Sunshine

Citrus Sunshine

In junior high school, I had a teacher that went on a “grapefruit diet”.  Every day, she seemed to come to school with her grapefruit in tow, and I being one that appreciated food (yes, even then!), I couldn’t help but shrug in bewilderment.  As the pounds came off, she certainly didn’t seem to mind […]

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Real Men Eat THIS Quiche!

Real Men Eat THIS Quiche!

With Chanukah just a few days away, all the fun recipes for entertaining get pulled out.  There is a simple reason for this: Chanukah parties are a fun, laid back time to chill with family and friends over the soft glow of the menorah’s candles…and eat copious amounts of fried food.  Fried food and cheese, […]

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Recreating the Spice Market

Recreating the Spice Market

Walking down the spice aisle of the local supermarket is depressing.  Bottle stacked upon over-priced bottle filled with stale spices that were ground in the sometime distant past.  I close my eyes and wish myself back to the Shuk Machane Yehuda, where spice markets abound at the biggest marketplace in Jerusalem.  Where mounds of freshly […]

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New Beginnings

New Beginnings

It’s here, it’s here! Welcome to the new Kosher Cooking Concepts and welcome to my new blog!  Months in the making, I’m so proud to offer this space to YOU, the reader — a much more updated and interactive experience than my former, now-retired website.  A website is a lot like a house – even […]

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