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Israeli Products Explained: Melon

I have bought a small, netted melon, expecting it to be orange cantaloupe, only to cut it open and discover pale green flesh. Continue reading

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Easy 5-Ingredient No-Bake Peanut Butter and Jelly Cheesecake

There are some childhood flavors that stick with you no matter where you move. For me, it’s peanut butter that’s stuck. This easy, 5-ingredient cheesecake brings together the nostalgic flavor of a classic American sandwich and a popular Israeli no-bake … Continue reading

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Species of Israel Salad

“A land of wheat and barley, and grapes and figs and pomegranates, a land of oil-olives and (date) honey.” (Deuteronomy 8:8) Everyone in Israel agrees that Tu B’Shvat is a time to eat fruit. What type of fruit varies from … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free No-Bake Brownie Bites

Kids and no-bake desserts go together like Pb+J. When I was in preschool, we made popsicles a few times. Maybe a bowl of Jell-O. Here in Israel, THE standard in day camps, preschool,and end-of-year and pre-holiday activities in elementary school is … Continue reading

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Foolproof Couscous

Sing with me. One of these things is not like the other. One of these things just isn’t the same… Can you guess which of the four pictures below is not really couscous?   If you guessed the picture on … Continue reading

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Welcome to Israeli Salad!

Yes, I will always be somewhat American, and I appreciate my American roots and upbringing, but the longer I live in Israel, the more Israeli I become. So, here’s my Israeli salad, not quite as finely chopped as if it were made by a “real Israeli.” Continue reading

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