Quantcast

Jewish Journal

Vigor trigger: Dark chocolate

By Elana Horwich

February 13, 2013 | 12:19 pm

The chocolate most of us grew up on wasn’t really chocolate. It was brown creamy sugar bars with chocolate flavor. As a Vigor Trigger, I am referring to the good stuff, to either pure... read on

  • Gluten-Free and Less-Guilty Mac N’ Cheese (RECIPE)

    By Elana Horwich

    February 1, 2013 | 8:00 am

    While preparing for a “food that will impress your man” cooking class, I polled men on facebook. “What food would you most love a woman to cook for you that would inspire you to want to give back to her?” I asked with genuine curiosity. You got it. Macaroni and Cheese. Who knew?

    ... read on
  • Quinoa Tabouli with Four Fresh Herbs (RECIPE)

    By Elana Horwich

    January 21, 2013 | 11:00 am

    A recipe from last Wednesday's Fab Five Cooking Class....

    I do not propose to make a tabouli that will revolutionize world-wide tabouli. In fact, this recipe is not technically even tabouli at all.  It is made with quinoa and adds fresh basil and cilantro, all of which are... read on

  • Simple and Basic Tomato Basil Sauce (RECIPE)

    By Elana Horwich

    January 11, 2013 | 4:28 pm

    Learning to make tomato sauce is challenging. This recipe is quite simple as promised, don’t get me wrong.  But there are so many ways of making a tomato sauce, so many good ways, that it’s easy to get confused. The reality is it takes time and practice to get to a point when you... read on

  • ADVERTISEMENT
    PUT YOUR AD HERE
  • Rules for an Al Dente Pasta

    By Elana Horwich

    January 11, 2013 | 7:45 am

    You will need:

    • large pot of water
    • kosher salt
    • a timer/stopwatch to help you stay on task.
    • one pound (one box) pasta- serves 4 people

    (Best brands for pasta are DeCecco, Barilla, Garofalo (available at CostCo) and Tinyada Brown Rice Pasta*)

    1. Always use a big... read on
  • Healing from a Tragedy: A Recipe for Love

    By Elana Horwich

    December 14, 2012 | 2:28 pm

    We are all sickened with today's tragedy. My heart goes out to the families that have lost relatives and to the children who have lost teachers and friends. This terrible incident cannot be undone or excused.

    For a moment today I felt incredibly powerless. And then I remembered... read on

  • A miracle in your kitchen [RECIPES]

    By Elana Horwich

    November 29, 2012 | 2:44 pm

    Defying all laws of physics, so we have been told, the “Chanukah oil” lasted for eight days and nights. Because I don’t personally have any connection to oil menorot or to oil lamps of any kind, it’s hard for me to conceive of the magnitude of this miracle.

    What I personally find... read on

  • A healthier Thanksgiving

    By Elana Horwich

    November 20, 2012 | 11:23 am

    Thanksgiving is my least favorite meal of the year. The problem with the holiday is that it’s difficult to feel thankful when you’re slumped on the couch in a food coma after the meal. It’s hard enough as it is to maintain decent conversation with distant relatives and their... read on

Page 12 of 13

First < 10 11 12 13 >

ADVERTISEMENT
PUT YOUR AD HERE
  • Trending Blog Posts

    Bereshit: Creation and stewardship

    SHARES

    The death-defying pomegranate tree fruits again!

    SHARES

    Simchat Torah: 7 Rounds

    SHARES

    Noah: Ark of taste

    SHARES

    Shmini Atzeret: Eating in a California drought

    SHARES

    Spaghetti Squash Primavera

    SHARES

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

{blog_image:alt}

Elana Horwich is the founder of Meal and a Spiel, a boutique Beverly Hills cooking school and online recipe resource based on the philosophy that anyone can learn to cook. Her...

Read more