Archive For November, 2011

Dilled dairy quick bread

By | November 30, 2011

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This article and recipe originally appeared in the Nov. 14, 2011 edition of “From Tali’s Kitchen,” my biweekly cooking column in Binah magazine. Eretz Yisrael is often referred to as the land of milk and honey. But sometimes it just feels like the land of confusing milk products. I made aliyah from Maryland close to […]

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Homemade Wheat Thins

By | November 29, 2011

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Usually, when you make a homemade version of something you’d ordinarily buy, it tastes good but not exactly the same. Take homemade Oreos, for example. They’re really delicious, and (with a group of friends) we finished them at an alarming rate, but you can’t really say they taste just like the originals. Same thing with […]

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Soup with the Simons: Perfect Split Pea

By | November 28, 2011

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I’m kind of picky when it comes to split pea soup. Sometimes it comes out too thin. Sometimes it comes out too thick. Sometimes there are too few carrot slices. But last night I made a perfect pot. And that means I can finally add split pea to the soup section here. I’ve seen suggestions […]

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Chocolate-drizzled granola bars

By | November 27, 2011

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Let’s start the week with some granola bars, shall we? Now that I’ve gone and made real, bona fide granola bars, I find it funny that when the supply from my in-laws ran out, my first move was to bake some muffins. I guess I just didn’t know any better. It wasn’t that I’d never […]

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