Tag Archives: lunch


Veggie Cheese Bowl

My father-in-law used to make two dishes especially for me whenever I came to visit. I'm sure he also made them for others in the family, but he always made a point of having them ready and available when I arrived.

Spinach-Egg Patties

Sitting at the airport waiting for an early morning flight, I was so thankful to have a few of these spinach-egg patties in my bag ...

Homemade Gravlax

Start curing your salmon on Wednesday and it will transform into gravlax for brunch by Sunday ...

Cauliflower and Egg Salad

Cauliflower often beloved in it's purest form is the great chameleon, taking on the attributes of foods around it: adding texture and absorbing flavors without imposing it's own strong characteristics. Once again we have cauliflower subbing in ... this time for carb heavy potatoes.
beets in sun 3


I started roasting beets at home after working in a restaurant where having roasted beets were a staple. They were used often as one of the components to the many appetizer selections; adding color and texture and sweetness.
Tilapia w feta tomato

Tomato and Feta Cheese Tilapia Bake

My niece, Alana, shared a wonderfully simple recipe for Shrimp with Tomato and Feta Cheese. It sounded delicious -- and great for a quick dinner with good presentation. However, having a kosher kitchen, it needed some modification. I'm used to switching things up; recipes are really just guidelines, with unlimited adaptions. I substituted the shrimp with tilapia, used a can of diced San Marzano tomatoes