Archive For The “Sauces” Category

Sweet and sour tofu

By | February 11, 2015

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When we started getting tired of soup-only meals on Friday nights, I turned to sweet and sour tofu. This is about as easy as it gets. You chop a few veggies (the list is flexible), add tomato paste, lemon juice, and honey, and then the tofu. Serve it over any grain in the universe, and hey! […]

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Pasta with (low-fat!) creamy sweet potato sauce

By | July 31, 2014

Pasta is a real staple in our home, so I’m always trying to find new things to put on it. Roasted tomato sauce, roasted red pepper sauce, alfredo sauce, and the beloved vodka sauce, among others, are all up here already, and some more half-baked (half-cooked?) ideas are waiting in my email drafts. I’ve been making different versions of […]

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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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Penne a la vodka

By | February 19, 2013

This recipe and story first appeared in the Feb. 18, 2013 edition of “From Tali’s Kitchen,” my biweekly cooking column in Binah magazine. On newsstands now! Purim cooking tends to be all about the hamentaschen, but I think it’s more interesting to find ways to incorporate alcohol into cooking and baking. I’m not a drinker (as […]

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