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March 28, 2010
Irene Saiger

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Quinoa

Shabbat tea worked out perfectly.  We had fresh fruit, a Greek salad and the fallen sponge cake topped with fresh strawberries. Nobody seemed to mind that the cake had fallen, and we finished the whole thing.  Another cake is in the oven and I am planning on letting it cool in the pan for about two […]

March 26, 2010
Irene Saiger

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Sponge Cake

Almost there.  The kitchen is converted, not a speck of Hametz to be found.  It is only Friday afternoon and now in addition to planning for Passover, I am trying to figure out what we will eat tomorrow.  Tonight we are going to our synagogue for Shabbat dinner so one less meal to worry about. […]

March 26, 2010
Irene Saiger

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Essia’s Apple Cake

I wrote this last night in a state of exhaustion but I was determined to post a  recipe. I don’t know Essia very well but I wanted to add that I have reliable sources who say she is a very good cook.  Essia, thank you so much for sharing this recipe with me. I am […]

March 25, 2010
Irene Saiger

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Inspiration

I  am inspired.  I just returned home after seeing a documentary called Food Fight by Chris Taylor, one of a series of monthly documentaries brought to Los Angeles by “Something to Talk About.”   The message was simple; eat well, eat local and prepare delicious healthy meals that you are proud to share with friends […]

March 24, 2010
Irene Saiger

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Roasted Asparagus

Each year we get so caught up in the newest Passover products on the market that it is easy to forget that we can enjoy the holiday without sacrificing our health.  We are just a few days into Spring and here in Los Angeles the farmers’ markets are filled with all of the wonderful produce […]

March 23, 2010
Irene Saiger

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Matzoh Balls

When my sister and I get together and reminisce, it is hard to believe that we grew up in the same house with the same parents.  We not only have different memories of the same events, they are sometimes so different that it is even hard for us to believe that we had the same […]

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