Archive For The “Appetizers & Dips” Category

Pumpkin seed pesto {pareve}

By | October 12, 2014

Good news, pesto lovers. You don’t need nuts to make a great pesto! And you don’t need cheese to make a great pesto, either. So you can get a delicious pareve spread on your challah without spending a ton or running into nut/dairy allergy problems. Don’t you love it already? If you’re a regular pesto […]

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Mini fried haloumi skewers

By | August 26, 2014

This recipe and story first appeared in the June 30, 2014 edition of “From Tali’s Kitchen,” my cooking column in Binah magazine. I had been living in Israel for four months when my mother and sister made their bet official. If I was engaged before June 20, my mother would make my sister a batch of […]

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Roasted pepper cream cheese (Plus: August Kosher Connection linkup!)

By | August 18, 2014

Psssst! Did you enter the giveaway for Dairy Made Easy? Contest closes at midnight EST on Wednesday, August 20, so get your entry in now! September may be on its way, and it may be back-to-school month, but in my house, no one’s going to school this year. I haven’t been a student since I […]

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Cilantro & bulgarian cheese pinwheels (Plus: May Kosher Connection linkup!)

By | May 20, 2014

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Somehow, I always find myself with the ends of puff pastry logs in the freezer. It’s the same story all the time: I’ll defrost a log and use most of it for a recipe, but there at the end is that tightly rolled bit that’s still too frozen to use. So I stuff it back in the freezer. And […]

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