Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Stuff, Roll & Simmer these Brussels Leaves

Stuff, Roll & Simmer these Brussels Leaves
Have you seen the thick stalks of brussels sprouts at your local farmers' market yet? This cold weather crop begins to appear at the end of October and crescendos in November, landing on Thanksgiving tables across America. While I love brussels sprout buds (yup, that's what they're called) halved or shaved...


Wednesday, January 9, 2019

These Trumpet Mushrooms Beg for Linguini

These Trumpet Mushrooms Beg for Linguini
I love to experiment with all varieties of mushrooms, especially in the winter when green markets can be short on enticing ingredients to spark new creations in my kosher kitchen. Since Seacoast Mushrooms became a weekly vendor at the Westport Farmers' Market, I've joined the throngs of 'shroom enthusiasts ...


Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Kubeh: Dumplings with History & Roasted Eggplant

Kubeh: Dumplings with History & Roasted Eggplant
Once upon a time there was a nice Jewish girl from Long Island who fell in love with the Iraqi-Israeli cooking of one of her ex-boyfriend's Mom. Specifically, she fell hard for kubeh, a Middle Eastern dumpling with sprawling roots throughout Iraq, Syria and Kurdistan. When this labor intensive comfort food...


Sunday, January 7, 2018

Warming Winter Vegetable Soup & Kosher Like Me on TV

Warming Winter Vegetable Soup & Kosher Like Me on TV
Simmering this vegetarian winter soup on television this morning was thrilling for this food blogger! Simply put: It was mind-blowing and humbling to share my passion for supporting local CT farmers and my love for easy kosher recipes with a larger state-wide audience. I like to make this soup both dairy-f...


Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Molly Yeh’s Falafel Recipe Brings Brightness to January

Molly Yeh’s Falafel Recipe Brings Brightness to January

Taim means flavor but more specifically, YUMMMM. We use it when we take a bite and can only summon one word to express how utterly delicious that bite is. TAIM!

So it makes perfect sense that the best falafel in NYC is served at a place with a name that encapsulates how perfectly balanced, fried and...



Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Fuss-free Artichoke Tart for a Quickie Dinner

Fuss-free Artichoke Tart for a Quickie Dinner

If you know that your family will be racing to the finish line even before they begin your Purim meal, consider keeping your entree super simple with this Artichoke and Gruyere Tart. We love that it's meat-free so all hamantaschen, even those laden with butter, are fair game. 11336...



Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Two Routes to Sizzling Buffalo Bites

Two Routes to Sizzling Buffalo Bites

Recipes and photos courtesy of Robin Selden, Marcia Selden Catering and Event Planning While the BIG GAME may be yesterday's news, baseball season is only one month away and we still need finger foods to munch on as we watch basketball and hockey. Because we never really ate our fill, we're sharing these ...



Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Thanksgiving Sides Beyond the Bird

Thanksgiving Sides Beyond the Bird

Thanksgiving is right around the corner and we're as excited as you are! We know some of you have been pinning recipes since Labor Day. We have, too! We're here to help with the basics and beyond by steering you to some of our readers' favorite past posts and directing you to many of our talented blogging...



Wednesday, October 28, 2015

French Onion Pumpkin Gruyere Bake

French Onion Pumpkin Gruyere Bake

Ready for a little autumnal decadence? We're veering left of classic pumpkin pie and dreaming about filling pumpkins with creamy pasta to create a one dish meal.  We love the drama of serving directly from the gourd, scraping pumpkin-y sweetness right along with the savory cheesy spinach and pasta melange...



Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Shakshuka; Perfect at any Time

Shakshuka; Perfect at any Time
Shakshuka, a North African one-skillet, vegetarian dish, is basically eggs dropped into tomato sauce and baked until yolks firm up to your liking. But there are as many riffs on this dish as there are cooks in the kitchen. So we're sharing our most basic and favorite version here and you can add or subtrac...