Author Archives: Lisa

Broccoli Kale Arugula Pesto (Quadruple Pesto), and a Tribute of a Sort

Before I get to this Quadruple Pesto, I need to talk about a few things. About two weeks ago, the Sunday after the bombings in Boston, I started to think about life in a whole new perspective.  It’s not a perspective … Continue reading

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How to Debone a Whole Chicken for Chicken Ballotine or Galantine; My Daring Cooks Challenge

Before I say one word about deboning a whole chicken, a warning: Vegetarians and vegans (In my best Melissa McCarthy impersonation) LOOK AWAY! LOOK AWAY! Make No Bones About It! We’re deboning a chicken, here! They’re not dead..just boneless. Created … Continue reading

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Butterscotch Caramel Syrup Peach Cobbler

A delicious butterscotch or caramel syrup coats the peaches beneath a buttery, sugary, crispy crust that starts at the bottom, then rises to the top over the fruit. This is what makes this Butterscotch or Caramel Peach Syrup Cobbler so … Continue reading

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Vanilla Bean Brown Butter Cinnamon Challah Twist: A Guest Post for ‘Baking with Heritage’ at Food Wanderings

A few months ago, Shulie, from the beautiful blog, Food Wanderings, asked me to write a post for her Baking with Heritage series.  I couldn’t have been more flattered, not to mention excited, since this would allow me to journey … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter (or Almond Butter) Matzo Brei with Fresh Strawberry Syrup or Jam

I wanted to make Egg Foo Yung. It was cooking class in 6th grade; mid-Passover.  The teacher announced that those of us who observed Passover would be making Matzo Brei, and everyone else would be making Egg Foo Yung. “Can … Continue reading

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