Archive For The “DIY Cooking” Category

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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Nutty glazed donut holes {yeast-free!}

By | November 14, 2013

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What would you do if you had hazelnuts, almonds, pecans, and peanuts, but none in large enough quantities to use in a recipe that featured them? Well, I made nutty glazed donut holes. All of the nuts’ flavors are there, but they’re equal players, and the result is a cohesive nutty-ness that works beautifully in […]

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Crispy crunchy onion rings {recipe review}

By | October 26, 2013

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This is the second of two recipes that I tested and shared from Leah Schapira and Victoria Dwek’s new cookbook, Starters & Sides Made Easy. Next up: the giveaway! Okay. Wow. This recipe was definitely named correctly. These onion rings are beyond crispy, beyond crunchy. They’re like…super fantastically crispy crunchy. They’re the real deal, but […]

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