Pomegranate Cheesecake

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There is nothing better than cooking with your best friend! Every 2 years or so, one of my bff’s, Dominee flies down to Cali for our birthdays. Mine is on Halloween and hers is 10 days later, so we always say it’s “our birthday”.  Dominee and I have been friends for 15 years…maybe it’s 16 […]

Vegetarian Red Pozole

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Well this year has started off pretty awesome and it’s only going to get better! #1, I remembered to add cabbage to the pozole, which was HUGE! Let’s just say I got a lot of grief the last time I made pozole. All my Mexican friends were saying “But there’s no cabbage”, “It’s not pozole […]

Turkish Red Pepper and Walnut Dip (Muhammara)

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Oh, it has only been 18 days since I posted my last recipe. I have to be honest, it takes a while for me to get out of holiday mode. Between 20+ dozen cookies baked, 2 prime rib dinners and losing my waistline (and maybe my mind), a decompression was much welcomed! But it does […]

Mini Potato and Chard Knishes

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Well here we are…the last recipe for 2014! And where did the year go? I know where it went…. to steamed mussels and souffles…to salads and sweets. It has certainly been a delicious year! To round out this delectable year, I teamed up with Cut N Clean Greens once again to bring back a childhood […]

Red and Yellow Beet Soup with Fried Beet Greens

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Welcome to day 7 of my Hanukkah party around the world! Tomorrow is our last global stop and I am so thrilled that many of you enjoyed all these recipes. Today’s exploration is very loosely based off of Ukraine with their infamous sup, borscht. However, I am calling this a red and yellow beet soup […]