black bean corn
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Seared Tuna with Black Bean Corn Salsa Recipe

Black bean corn salsa is dignified enough to provide a beautiful and nutritious bed for the seared tuna. Cash in on the great abundance of summer corn and tomatoes. Fresh corn please, it will make the whole difference and it is a snap to prepare. Make…
yogurt soup
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Cold Yogurt Fruit Soup Recipe. Dairy-Free

Cold Yogurt Fruit Soup The mixture of soy milk and citrus juice results in that curdled texture and tangy flavor we look for in yogurt and buttermilk. No Cooking whatsoever! Summer and hot kitchens, yikes, so no cooking is the best! Best…
strawberry rhubarb sauce
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Strawberry Rhubarb Sauce Recipe

This strawberry rhubarb sauce is thick and dense, a self-contained dessert, more like a new-age jell-o (whatever you do, don't call it that! Just sayin'!) Dare I share the name we give this delightful strawberry Rhubarb sauce in my house?…
chocolate beet cake
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Chocolate Beet Cake Recipe. Gluten-Free Friendly

Chocolate Beet Cake Now that sounds really funky, doesn't it? I know what you’re thinking, but let me tell you: This Cake is amazing! It is unfortunate that in America, beets invariably conjure up pointed remarks about, ummm... never…
artichoke soup
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Roasted Garlic Artichoke Soup Recipe

Artichoke soup is  so luxurious, and quite simple to make! I find gorgeous frozen artichoke bottoms in the frozen section of every Kosher supermarket: Someone in the food industry, bless him, has done all the pesky job of snapping the leaves…
Cabbage soup
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Cabbage Soup Recipe

Cabbage Soup Mine tastes so luxurious I often serve it at a holiday meal! Oh I know how plebeian cabbage soup sounds, but just wait till you see how delicious it is: My guests love it! I like this soup nice and broth-y, so I trust…
levana-cooks-wild-mushroom-soup
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French Wild Mushroom Soup Recipe

Wild Mushroom Soup The luscious French classic! If  you find some exotic mushrooms at a reasonable price, such as chanterelles, porcini, king oyster, throw them in too, or use them in any combination you like: Your wild mushroom soup…
Tricolor Vegetable Terrine with Red Pepper Sauce Recipe
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Tricolor Vegetable Terrine with Red Pepper Sauce Recipe. White Vegetable Puree

You will create a sensation with this vegetable terrine! It will make you look like a chef without too much hard work. You will like the freedom it gives you on party day, as you can make the vegetable terrine a day or two ahead of time and…
chocolate peanut butter pie
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Raw Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie Recipe

Chocolate peanut butter pie: Sounds dreamy, no? My kitchen is, as aways, where all delicious nutritious things happen. I was trying to make an off-the-cuff chocolate dessert on a crazy hot day, using what I had on hand without having to turn…
Millet Burgers
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Millet Burgers with Green Goddess Sauce Recipe

Millet burgers are proof that millet is not just birdfeed! I have been making these wonderful veggie millet burgers since long before the gluten-free craze set in, and for no other reason than that I am devoted to experimenting with every single…
cholent
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Cholent and all Variations, Ashkenazi and Sephardi

Cholent, Dafina, Shkhina, Chamin One big happy low and slow food family, from every corner of the world! Every single country proudly and excitedly claims her cholent trademarks.  The name just depends where you grew up. The stuff of…
split pea soup
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Moroccan Split Pea Soup Recipe

This split pea soup is a model of Moroccan food simplicity. Another soup that costs pennies, takes minutes, and tastes like a million bucks. My Moroccan Split Pea Soup is vegetarian without even trying, and so much richer than the sum of its…