Category Archives: Recipes

Golden Beet and Bell Pepper Soup

This is my new favorite golden soup.  Try it: you’ll like it. GOLDEN GATE SOUP: 2 tbsp olive oil 5 shallots, chopped 3 orange, yellow and/or red peppers, seeded and chopped 3 large golden beets, peeled and chopped 4-6 cups chicken broth 2 tbsp lemon juice salt and pepper to taste 4 oz goat cheese […]

Caesar: King of Salads

Caesar: King of Salads My friend Dana is one of the best chefs I know.  She used to work for a caterer and- lucky for me- snagged this recipe for Caesar Salad Dressing, which I now make by the gallon.  The recipe below makes a lot, and should last for a while in the fridge. […]

Two Passover Flourless Cakes

I was the luckiest kid in the world. Every time we had dinner at my grandparents’ house, my family would constantly remind me of my incredible good fortune. As they savored every morsel of chopped liver, matzoh ball soup, and succulent brisket, aunts and uncles would exclaim, “Your Bubby is The Best Cook In the Whole […]

Best Beet Lentil Salad Ever

Lentil Beet and Winter Squash Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette and Feta This is one of the most delicious salads on the face of the earth- it’s an adapted from Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone by Deborah Madison, a fantastic chef.  I usually use a combination of organic baby beets: golden, red and Chioggia. 1 pound (or […]