Grilled Kofta with Eggplant and Tomatoes

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We’re pretty darn lucky here in Cali, summer grillin’ really lasts at least 10 month out of the year. But June through August, our beloved char-coal grill certainly gets more of a workout during the summer. By default, Joe always did the grilling. He bought the coals, started the fire and manned the meat. I […]

Caprese Blintzes

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I’d like to think of this caprese blintz as the epitome of my blended upbringing. Classic Italian flavors rolled up into my favorite childhood breakfast. You wouldn’t catch me blending and mashing up my cultural food because I thought you had to keep it “authentic” But who am I kidding? We are in 2015 now […]

Savory Tomato Stuffed Challah Bread

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Shabbat Shalom! I haven’t said that in years, but figured it would be appropriate to on a Friday morning. The last time I said Shabbat Shalom to someone was on a a Saturday afternoon to an observant couple walking down the streets of LA. I was never that observant growing up, but I do miss […]

Heirloom Tomato Galette with Arugula Pesto

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It is no surprise how much I adore tomatoes, especially heirlooms. This is my favorite season for food because heirlooms are beginning to peek out, with there fun stripes and crazy shapes. Today I am sharing a simple, gorgeous and rustic heirloom tomato galette. What is a galette exactly? That’s a good question, because I […]