Archive For September, 2012

Succos menu plan 2012

By | September 24, 2012

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Here’s a little secret. Beyond having just created this menu, I’m not really thinking about Succos cooking. I probably should be. But Yom Kippur comes first, and I need to cook up some lentil vegetable medley and roasted potato wedges to eat before the fast, and some dilled dairy quick bread to have with our […]

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Soup with the Simons: Zucchini potato

By | September 23, 2012

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If I had to describe Yom Kippur in one word, I’d say “intense.” Intensely spiritual, intensely tiring…just all-around intense. So when it’s all over and I’m dragging myself home from shul, what I really want is gentle. Gentle food and drink. No rushing to prepare a meal or anything else. A little quiet time. And this soup […]

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Pomegranate white chocolate blondies

By | September 20, 2012

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Anyone else have leftover pomegranates lying around? See if you can guess what I’m going to suggest you do with them. Truth be told, part of me didn’t want to post this recipe at all. A pomegranate dessert two days after Rosh Hashanah seems about as relevant as a matzah lasagna recipe two days after Pesach. […]

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Soup with the Simons: White bean & carrot

By | September 14, 2012

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Raise your hand if your Rosh Hashanah meals will include chicken soup. Now raise your hand if your Rosh Hashanah meals will include soups that feature one of the simanim. (If you’ll be having a soup that includes two or more simanim, you get extra points. Fish head soup, anyone?) Although I’m billing this white […]

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