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Biscochos and Ponche de Huevo for Yom Kippur

Biscochos

Biscochos Recipe 4 eggs1 cup sugar2/3 cup oil1 teaspoon vanilla6-7 cups cake flour2 teaspoons baking powder2 teaspoons vanilla essencePinch of salt1/4 teaspoon baking soda Topping1/4 cup fine sugar2 teaspoon cinnamon Preheat oven to 350°F. In a stand mixer, combine all the ingredients until the dough comes together and forms a ball. Place dough on the …

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Perfect Brisket

Perfect Brisket

Recipe Sweet and Sour Sauce3 tablespoons tomato paste3 tablespoons silan (date honey)2 tablespoons Dijon mustard2 tablespoons red wine vinegar2 teaspoons sweet paprika2 teaspoons ground sumac2 teaspoons kosher salt1 teaspoon ground black pepper Whisk all the ingredients in a bowl to create a smooth sauce. 1 3-4 lb brisket3 tablespoons avocado or olive oil10 medium Yukon …

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Pecan Knafe

Recipe Miel Arabe (Arabic Honey Syrup)1/2 cup water1 cup sugar½ lemon, juiced1 teaspoon ground cinnamon (optional)1 tablespoon orange blossom water (or rosewater) In a small saucepan, bring water to a boil over medium heat. Add sugar and stir until sugar has melted. Add lemon juice, cinnamon and orange blossom water and stir well. Set aside …

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Couscous

Vegetable Couscous

Recipe Couscous represents happiness and abundance, prosperity and blessing. Everything we could ask for in the New Year!Recipe-Vegetable Couscous17 oz couscous (substitute quinoa for gluten free option)(Revoire & Carret, my favorite brand)Vegetables-¼ cup extra virgin olive oil6 cups vegetable broth or water1 tablespoon salt1 tsp white pepper2 tsp tumeric1 medium sweet onion4 medium zucchini, cut …

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Lindsey Eats—Success Story of A Local Talent

One of the hottest foodies on Instagram and Tik Tok is local talent Lindsey Baruch. Her bright and beautiful Instagram account @lindseyeats has 395,000 loyal followers. It’s filled with mouthwatering images and videos and chock full of outstanding recipes. Lindsey comes from an amazing family that continues to leave an imprint on the Los Angeles …

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Iraqi T’bit

Ingredients Avocado oil1 chicken, washed and patted dry3 cups basmati, jasmine or brown rice2 onions, finely diced6 cloves garlic, finely chopped 3 large tomatoes, chopped 2 tablespoons tomato paste10 pods cardamom, crushed2 teaspoons chicken consommé powder2 teaspoons sweet paprika1 teaspoon turmeric1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon ginger powderSalt and pepper 4 cups water Method Warm avocado oil in a large ovenproof …

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Sabich board

Modern Moods Meet Middle Eastern Food — A Sabich Board to Remember

This Sabich board couldn’t be easier to throw together When my grandmother found herself in Israel in the early 1950s, she needed to work smart to feed her young children. In Iraq, she had been the indulged and adored daughter of a very wealthy family. She wore chic European fashions and stunning jewels. Daily life …

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Tunisian Tuna Salad Recipe

1 12 ounce can white tuna, drained10 baby red potatoes, boiled and diced1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil1/4 cup preserved lemon, finely chopped2 tablespoons harissa1/2 cup Italian parsley, finely chopped1/4 cup cornichons pickles,finely chopped2 Persian cucumbers, finely chopped8 ounces haricots vert, lightly steamed2 hard boiled eggs, for garnish1 cup cherry tomatoes, for garnish1/2 cup green, …

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Saffron Skillet Chicken

Saffron Skillet Chicken 

Recipe 1 whole chicken, cut into 8 pieces1 purple onion, finely chopped1 yellow onion, finely chopped1 small head of celery, sliced12 Dutch baby potatoes, halved2 tablespoons garlic powder 2 tablespoons mustard powder 2 tablespoons turmeric 2 tablespoons paprika 2 teaspoons kosher salt1 cup warm water Generous pinch of saffron1/4 cup avocado oil  Steep saffron in a cup of warm water. …

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