Chicken With Dates For Rosh Hashanah

Chicken With Dates For Rosh Hashanah

Sweet dates, are one of the seven species of Israel. The Hebrew name, t’marim, also relates to punishing enemies—in this case, finishing them off. (Note that some rabbis believe that eating these foods actually symbolizes ending our own prejudices.) On a happier note,...
Baba ganoush

Baba ganoush

Baba Ganoush is a silky, luxurious combination of eggplant, tahini paste, garlic, lemon juice, and salt that is blended into the most creamy luscious dip.  It originates from the Middle East and is often served with pita bread, olives, or vegetables as a flavorful...
Chicken Cacciatore

Chicken Cacciatore

Cacciatore means “hunter” in Italian. In cuisine, alla cacciatora refers to a meal prepared “hunter-style” with onions, herbs, usually tomatoes, often bell peppers, and sometimes wine. A week before our cruise on the Po, Italy will be...
Fish Provencal

Fish Provencal

Provence is a geographical region and historical province of southeastern France, which extends from the left bank of the lower Rhône to the west to the Italian border to the east; it is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the south. It largely corresponds with the...
Poached Salmon Steaks with Hot Basil Sauce

Poached Salmon Steaks with Hot Basil Sauce

Salmon are high in protein; low in calories; and a vital source of vitamin A, the B vitamins, and omega-3 fatty acids. Since a common recommendation for a healthy diet includes eating oily fish three times a week, it’s fortunate that the flavorful salmon is a...