Tag: Substitutes


Homemade Prune Filling

It is will great disgrace that I realize I haven’t blogged in a year. But it’s been a rough year. We know it’s been at least a Jewish calendar year since my last post was about Hamentaschen. I just wanted to share again, the amazing Prune Butter recipe I found last year from Tori Avey. You can find her Lekvar Plum Butter recipe in full, with stunning pictures, here. This year, I felt comfortable enough with the consistency and idea of the recipe to freehand it a bit. I also did not......

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Review: Mayim’s Shepherd’s Pie

As you read in this blog – Review: Mayim’s Vegan Table – Kosher Hubby and I each selected a recipe we wanted to make out of Mayim’s new cookbook to review. This is the one I chose. I got really excited because for a long time, I thought Shepherd’s Pie would probably be a delicious dish but it was never Kosher (since most include ground beef and dairy). Mayim’s recipe offered me the opportunity to try something I couldn’t before. She says it serves four. It lasted more than a week in......

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Cauliflower Tabouli

For our first culinary adventure of our married life, we decided to make Cauliflower Tabouli during Passover. It was delish, tasted like the real thing and much healthier for us! This is our own, made up recipe based on ideas we saw around the web. Here’s how to do it: Ingredients: Full head of cauliflower One bunch of parsley Half of a cucumber One tomato Zest from half of one lemon Olive oil Salt Pepper Zatar to taste (optional but recommended) Preparation: Break apart the cauliflower, removing the greens and breaking the......

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Baking Powder Vs. Baking Soda

It is an eternal mystery. People have questioned the difference for ages… okay maybe that is a bit of an exaggeration but in a poll of my friends only 1 in 10 know the difference and why it is important to get the right one! Well, I am here to help! It comes down to chemistry. They are both leavening agents, which means they are added to baked goods before cooking to produce carbon dioxide and cause them to ‘rise.’ Baking SODA Baking soda is pure sodium bicarbonate. When baking soda is......

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