Archive For The “DIY Cooking” Category

Easy homemade cheese crackers + 3rd blogiversary!

By | August 8, 2014

If More Quiche, Please was a boy, I’d be making an upsherin today. Yep, my baby blog is three! Three years, 491 posts, endless hours of cooking and baking and testing and re-testing and photographing and editing and finally clicking “publish.” I’ve loved each of these three years and I’m still blown away by the […]

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Homemade ricotta cheese {recipe review}

By | August 3, 2014

This is the first recipe I’m testing and reviewing from Leah Schapira and Victoria Dwek’s cookbook, Dairy Made Easy. I’ve been living in Israel nearly four and a half years, but I’ve bought ricotta cheese exactly one time. It was three months after my aliyah, and I wanted the ricotta so I could make “real” baked ziti for my […]

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Preserved lemons

By | June 5, 2014

Over the last couple of months, I’ve often thought about doing a post on preserved lemons, but I always back out and do something else instead. See, here’s the thing: I’m not totally sold on the magic that preserved lemons are supposed to be. And I wonder if I missed something terribly obvious. So don’t consider this […]

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Green techina sauce

By | February 19, 2014

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Don’t fall over, but I’ve never really liked techina. I’ll take piles of any other spread or salad in your collection of salatim, but techina? Meh. As a stand-alone dip, I tend to pass on it. Unless it’s this one. When I make techina, I flavor it with lemon zest and lemon juice, and then […]

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