Balaboosta Cookbook Give-Away #3

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Balaboosta is one of my go-to favorite restaurants in NYC. When friends come to town, it’s my first choice for where to take them. I love the bold Mediterranean and Israeli inspired dishes with Chef/Owner Einat Admony’s creative twists.

Fried olives anyone? Continue reading

Love Summer Fruit? This Give-Away is for YOU!

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If you are anything like me, you wander through summer markets inhaling the sweetness of summer fruits, wishing that your senses could be this alert and tantalized all year.

Sherri Brooks Vinton, CT author and locavore, has written her third book. This one focuses on preserving abundant seasonal produce. Put ‘Em Up! Fruit, takes the reader on a friendly journey, explaining how to preserve a wide range of fruit, from apples to rhubarb and blueberries to quince.  You’ll be making salsas, marmalades, chutneys, gastriques and infusions before the summer ends. Continue reading

Winner!

fig and port wine blintzes from THE NEW JEWISH TABLE

Chavie Hagler is the winner of THE NEW JEWISH TABLE cookbook!

Luckily, she checked her e-mail early on May 7 and I promptly popped her copy of the book in the mail to her with plenty of time for her to receive it before Mother’s Day.

I wonder if she is sharing it with some lucky Mama or keeping it for herself??

Her secret is safe with me….

photo of Fig and Port Wine Blintze is posted with permission from St. Martin’s Press.