Archive For The “Miscellaneous” Category

White chocolate peanut popcorn clusters

By | October 30, 2014

This recipe and story first appeared in the Aug. 25, 2014 edition of “From Tali’s Kitchen,” my cooking column in Binah magazine. I was gone for all of three minutes — it was just a quick bathroom trip, honest — but it was three minutes too many. I came back into the kitchen to find the refrigerator door […]

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Succos menu 2014

By | October 6, 2014

As I was scrubbing my kitchen last Nisan, I told myself that compared to making Pesach while 8 months pregnant, the coming Succos would be just about the easiest thing I’d ever done. Well, six months goes by pretty quickly when you’re looking back. Although I don’t think making yom tov will ever really be […]

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74 {pareve} soups, sides, and salads for your Succos menu

By | October 5, 2014

Menu-planning for Succos always seems more daunting to me than menu-planning for Rosh Hashanah. Maybe because I’m starting out tired from the first yom tov, or maybe because by the time we get to Succos, things have been out of whack in general between Rosh Hashanah, Tzom Gedalia, and Yom Kippur. If it’s a mad dash […]

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Rosh Hashanah post-mortem 2014

By | September 28, 2014

After last year’s copious leftovers, I was determined to scale things back. And I did, and the amount of leftovers sitting in the fridge right now is definitely more reasonable. But simplifying the menu did not fix the problem I always seem to have: the hectic rush on erev yom tov. I cooked ahead and froze 7 of the […]

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