Jewish Cooking in America

North Shore Chicago Hadassah’s Lick-Your-Fingers Kugel

There are many ways to top noodle kugel. Cornflakes, cinnamon sugar, and graham crackers are common choices. This recipe goes way beyond commonplace.

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  • 30 M
  • 2 H
  • 0
Jewish Cooking in America by Joan Nathan

Crustless Apple Crumb Cake

Layers of apples are strewn with a cinnamon-scented crumb mixture and then baked until sublimely tender. A perfect cake for Passover.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 0
Portuguese Sweet Lemon and Black Olive Wafers by

The Author and the Wonderful, Horrible, No Fun, Very Good Day

Nothing’s finer than getting a book published. Nothing’s worse than the day it comes out. David Leite documents the highs and woes of publishing.

Steak Tacos Recipe

Steak Tacos

For these steak tacos, flank steak is marinated in a spicy sauce then seared medium-rare. The steak and garnishes are piled on tortillas to make tacos.

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  • 40 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 2
Warm Cabbage Salad with Crispy Tofu Recipe

Warm Cabbage Salad with Crispy Tofu

Napa cabbage, carrots, peanuts, scallions, and herbs are tossed with seared tofu and drizzled with an Asian garlic-chile sauce. A tofu lover’s salad.

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  • 45 M
  • 45 M
  • 1
Lemon Souffle

Lemon Soufflé

Forget souffle dishes. This recipe for lemon souffle is made in a nonstick skillet. Serve the lemon souffle right from the pan at the table. Simple.

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  • 20 M
  • 30 M
  • 2
Black and White Chili Recipe

Black and White Chicken Chili

This chicken chili is called black and white because of the of black beans and cannellini beans. The chicken makes the chili lighter but it’s still hearty.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 3
Corn Pie Recipe

Corn Pie

This corn pie is overflowing with a buttery corn filling. Think corn on the cob but all encased in a flaky golden crust. Corn pie is great for Thanksgiving.

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  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 3 H, 35 M
  • 2
Tomato Harvest

Tomato Harvest, Kind of

David Leite’s first tomato harvest proves smaller than hoped for. The tomatoes are luscious and ripe, but few in number. A harvest or a tasty travesty.

Toasted Coconut Ice Cream Recipe

Toasted Coconut Ice Cream

Toasted coconut is swirled through vanilla ice cream rich with egg custard. The coconut, deepened because it’s toasted, beats anything from Good Humor.

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  • 35 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 19
Chickpea and Spinach Salad Recipe

Chickpea and Spinach Salad with Cumin

For this chickpea and spinach salad, tender chickpeas are tossed in a dressing and served over a bed of spinach. A cooling yogurt topping crowns the salad.

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  • 10 M
  • 10 M
  • 9
Asian Noodle Salad with Peanut Dressing Recipe

Asian Noodle Salad with Peanut Dressing

Sweet and spicy, crunchy and tender, bold and subtle all collide in this simple yet surprisingly intriguing salad.

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  • 20 M
  • 20 M
  • 0
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