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Chilaquiles

Chilaquiles is a traditional Mexican dish that combines tortillas with layers of salsa and cheese. This makes a perfect group dish for the Super Bowl or Sunday Brunch, because of the tortilla chips. Serve with margaritas for best results Ingredients: 8 medium tomatillos (about 1 1/2 pounds total weight), husked and rinsed 1 jalape├▒o pepper, […]

Pizza with Mozzarella

When time is of the essence, who says you can’t make a “homemade” pizza with store-bought crust? You can use supermarket pizza dough, plain or whole wheat pitas, American flour tortillas, matzoh, or toasted English muffins. All of your energy can go toward preparing tempting toppings. Preheat the oven to 424 degrees F. Grease a […]

Brie and Almond Bites

Brie is a strong cheese that pairs really well with jams and chutneys. This recipe uses strawberry or fig preserves – if you’re making this for a Tu B’shvat party use the fig jam to incorporate one of the 7 species. These bites are perfect for a small plates party, with wine or champagne. Your […]

Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

With the new year upon us, everyone’s looking for ways to lighten up. Enrich your mac and cheese with healthy butternut squash mash to give it body, flavor and veggie goodness. Try this recipe for a cold night! Ingredients: 1┬ásmall butternut squash (about 1 pound), peeled, seeded, and cut into 1-inch cubes (about 3 cups) […]