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Chumous, A Story

0 of 5 70 Minutes About 4 cups

My Israel-born son claims I never make it right. Too rough, he says. Chumous must be smooth, easy to spread on pita, like what you buy in the store. I...

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bread and butter pickles recipe

Bread and Butter Pickles

0 of 5 3 Minutes 1.5 kg. (3 lb.)

Bread-and-butter pickles, recipe, a piquant snack or relish.

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flower cream with fruit

Flower-Scented Cream Cheese

0 of 5 10 Minutes 1 3/4 cups cream

Imagine eating a light, sweet cream cheese that tastes like flowers. Sounds divine, doesn’t it? Like a dish from the Belle Époque,  a dessert that a  tender and temperamental chef...

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puff pastry spanakopita

Spanakopita, or Greek Spinach Pie. The Easy Way.

0 of 5 60 Minutes

Spanakopita recipe, Greek spinach and cheese pie. Only with puff pastry, not phyllo.

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mimi's israeli table

Back Again

Yes, it’s been a long while. There were reasons for disappearing, and I’ll tell you now. I had to come to terms with the fact that I’m diabetic. It was a hard thing to accept. I didn’t know how to proceed with this blog. I’m a private person, not given to exposing much of my […]

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Foraging for Chickweed

This week I’m roaming empty lots and old gardens, foraging for chickweed. Chickweed is one of my favorite wild greens. I grow it in containers on my balcony, but my containers don’t yield as much as I want. So I’m out in the cool, moist weather, scanning the ground for the soft little herb, because […]

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The Genie In My Coffee Cup

The Genie In My Coffee Cup

I admit it. I’m addicted. It’s one cup every day, but it’s strong. And if I don’t get it, the bottom drops out of the world. I guess that’s addiction. If for some strange reason I’ve left the house having missed my morning cuppah, I’ll pop into a bakery and buy a very good coffee […]

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Shana Tova!

I’m wishing all my readers a sweet new year, for  תשע”ז and for all the new years of our lives. Health, prosperity, and only good news to each and every one. Chag sameach – a happy Rosh HaShana!

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