Sweet Loren’s Easy Bake Cookies

 

Photo courtesy of Sweet Loren's

Photo courtesy of Sweet Loren’s

Katy Morris

With a tagline of “be sweet to yourself” and a concept so pure – and tempting, we simply couldn’t resist. We met. We ate (yep, couldn’t fight a pre-bake nibble). We baked. We ate again. We swooned…and now, we’re in love.

Sweet Loren’s offers irresistible all-natural, kosher, non-dairy, whole-grain cookie dough that comes premixed so you can fall in love over and over again, anytime you want, with freshly baked, warm, gooey treats at home. You’ll never cave to those chemical laden slice and bake cookies again, promise!

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Seasonal Snippet: Grapefruit & Why You Should Eat Them Right Now

Photo: Liz Rueven

Photo: Liz Rueven

Katy Morris

Mounds of tart, tangy, juicy grapefruits have made their way north and are brightening up our dishes from breakfast through dessert. Here’s the rundown of why you should be loading up on these citrus delights and how to get your hands on the best pucker-y ones, just in time for National Grapefruit Month. Continue reading

Easy Slow Cooker Chili for Game Day

Photo: Liz Rueven

Photo: Liz Rueven

There are plenty of reasons to consider serving chili on Super Bowl Sunday. It’s healthy, a cinch to prepare, satisfies a crowd and feels like a party once you mound the toppings in an array of colorful bowls. Serving chili on a chilly winter day is as natural as well, watching Sunday football.

Even if you don’t, your friends do and they need to eat. And so do you.

Scroll down to find four easy chili recipes to satisfy your crew. You’ll find a range that will appeal to all eaters. These recipes are so effortless you might even consider making more than one crock of this spicy party food so everyone can be happy.

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Sweet & Savory Nibbles to Pack & Go

Photo: OLOVES

Photo: OLOVES

 

Katy Morris

Whether you’re regularly caught with a grumbling tummy when you’re on the go or just lookin’ to jazz up your (and your kids’) lunchbox menu, healthy, simple snacks are just the trick.

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20 Chicken Soup Recipes to Warm the Soul (Vegetarian,Too)

Photo: Liz Rueven

Photo: Liz Rueven

Whether the inevitable winter sniffles have your sinuses stuffier than spring hayfever or you’re just in need of a warming, nutritious fix, a bowl of piping hot chicken soup is just what the doctor ordered. And the New Year calls for a new recipe, don’t ya think?

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Winter Salad that Meets the Challenge

Photo: Liz Rueven

Photo: Liz Rueven

Winter salads can taste a little lackluster, we know. But colder months provide an opportunity to create pairings with dried fruits and nuts that sing differently but still shine in composed salads bursting with warm flavors and colors. Continue reading

Lucky Winner!

Aspen community garden; photo: Liz Rueven

Aspen community garden; photo: Liz Rueven

Robyn from Bel Air, MD was the lucky winner of Kim Kushner’s cookbook, THE NEW KOSHERContinue reading

You Can Win this Cookbook!

The New Kosher; photo Kate Sears

The New Kosher; photo Kate Sears

New Year; New Ideas!

We know how difficult it can be to stay inspired in the kitchen during these winter months. So we’re offering Kim Kushner’s refreshing and luscious cookbook, THE NEW KOSHER, Simple Ideas to Savor & Share, in this give-away!

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What’s New with Kim Kushner

 

 Photo: Kate Sears; Poisson a la Marocaine

Photo: Kate Sears; Poisson a la Marocaine

When a cookbook author launches her intro with a line like “I don’t always love to cook,” her honesty feels like the confession of a delightfully candid friend. Or something we each feel, but probably don’t say, as we face another ___________ (fill in the blank: Monday, weekend, holiday, Shabbat, work week, school week, family dinner….)

It’s this tone of openness that first attracted me to Kim Kushner’s The New Kosher, Simple Recipes to Savor and Share (2015).

Watch for our cookbook give-away later this week! 

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