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Baked Chicken with Lemon Marmalade Glaze

Thanks to my many generous, green-thumbed, food-loving friends, my kitchen cupboards are crammed year-round with homemade jams: persimmon butter, blackberry and poppy flower preserves, grapefruit marmalade, quince jam, green tomato and chili chutney (made by the coauthor), and many more. … Continue reading

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Celebrate Sukkot with Acorn Squash Stuffed with Quinoa, White Beans, Olives, and Feta Cheese

Raised in hippie Berkeley in the 1970s by a non-observant Jewish mom and a devoutly agnostic father, my religious upbringing was scant to say the least. When asked directly, my parents always insisted we were Jewish, and we did enjoy … Continue reading

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Israeli Salad with Egg and Feta Cheese

Israeli Salad, distinguished by finely diced tomatoes and cucumbers, is described (according to Wikipedia), as “the most well-known national dish of Israel.” Way to go on the fame and recognition, Israeli Salad! You totally deserve it. You are sooooo good. … Continue reading

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Moroccan Baked Lima Beans

Some time ago I was having a drink with a friend at Aziza, a swanky Moroccan restaurant in San Francisco, when the description of a tantalizing-looking lima bean appetizer caught my eye. I can’t explain why I didn’t order it … Continue reading

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Israeli Couscous Salad with Pomegranate Seeds, Pistachios, and Hummus Vinaigrette

Ever since Juliana posted about the clean and easy pomegranate-seeding method she discovered, I’ve been keeping my eye out for recipes that use those precious little sweet-tart jewels—recipes I might have dismissed out of hand before I learned this magical … Continue reading

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