Category Archives: Sides

Honey-Glazed Roasted Carrots and Beets

Honey, sometimes life stings. Wherever we choose to live and work or study, whoever we choose to associate with, however we budget our time and money, there will always be a mix of advantages and disadvantages. Sometimes we get to … Continue reading

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Red Lentil Fusion Curry

Fusion. It’s the rage in food these days. Instead of sticking to one ethnicity on our plate, we go for regional fusion. Taco pizza. Hamburger sushi. Latke sliders. I’m not sure if these experiments stem from boredom or extensive world … Continue reading

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Matbucha

Budget Tip #1: Waste Not, Want Not I had some tomatoes and peppers that were starting to look over the hill, not rotten or moldy, but definitely tired. Normally, I use vegetables like this in soup or tomato sauce. It’s … Continue reading

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Pull-Apart Roasted Garlic Eggplant

Every year, after Pesach, I try to cook healthier. When the kitchen is already empty, it’s the perfect time to pass over the junk when I’m restocking. I think, this will finally be the year when I stop buying white … Continue reading

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Pesach 2017 Round-Up

Pesach, Passover, is the holiday of freedom. Our ancestors were released from bondage in Egypt, and ever since, we slave away cleaning for a month before the holiday. 🙂 When applied to the kitchen, freedom could me explained in more … Continue reading

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Half-Roasted Ratatouille Salad

“Half-roasted” sounds kind of like “half-baked,” as in “Where did you come up with that crazy idea?” This half-roasted ratatouille, however, is not crazy at all. It’s just a combination of roasted and fresh vegetables, the best of both worlds, … Continue reading

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Savory Challah Kugel

“You’re not allowed to eat the ends of bread loaves!” I hear from the other room. “You’re not allowed to throw out good food. It’s baal tashchit!” another voice responds. “The ends of bread don’t count as food,” the first voice … Continue reading

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Peatitim

Update: An incomplete draft without the full recipe was accidentally published yesterday. I have corrected it. Happy Monday! I know, it’s really Wednesday, but with Purim on Sunday, the kids all still on vacation Monday, and Tuesday being “get to … Continue reading

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Vegan Burritos with Easy Refried Beans

I grew up in a fiber-rich household. We ate bran muffins, not blueberry; Sorbees, not Skittles; macaroni and baked beans more than macaroni and cheese. At school, I sat across the lunch table from white bread with mayo and American … Continue reading

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French Toast Casserole

I used to make French toast at least once a week. As a meal for two or three people, it’s very fast and easy, and there are always remains of challah and the ends of bread loaves floating around my … Continue reading

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