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  • Never trust a skinny chef??

    By Elana Horwich

    November 4, 2015 | 12:04 pm

    Absolutely untrue.

    The answer is yes you should! Overweight chefs may show their love of food, but that food will likely be replete with unnecessary carbs and dairy, unhealthy fats and sugars.

    My cooking is different. I used to be 25-30 lbs overweight, and even though I...

  • The Green Monkey Smoothie

    By Elana Horwich

    October 5, 2015 | 8:00 am

    I call this the Green Monkey because it makes you go bananas. Don't let the color fool you, this is delicious and sweet and doesn't taste like veggies.

    That's because the spirulina, a powdered algae that you can find in your health food store, doesn't have flavor. That's why I...

  • Do I really need to measure ingredients?

    By Elana Horwich

    September 30, 2015 | 9:14 am

    Ideally, no.

    My goal for you is that you will be able to tell what a tablespoon of salt, or a teaspoon of thyme, looks and feels like in the palm of your hand.

    In order to gain that intuitive touch, start putting measured amounts of dry ingredients in your hands. Take a...

  • Celebrate with Cheesecake

    By Judy Zeidler

    November 29, 2001 | 6:59 pm

    On the first night of Chanukah, the family always gets together at our home for a special evening. We enjoy lighting the Chanukah candles, eating traditional foods and exchanging gifts.

    Dessert is always a highlight of the evening, and this year for Chanukah, I am going to surprise...

  • The New Year Giving Tree

    By Debby Segura

    September 6, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Lady Apple Cordials (serves 18)

    18 Lady Apples (or other variety of small apple)
    18 cubes of brown sugar, or more Scrub each apple until clean and residue-free. With the small end of a melon scoop, remove the stem and seeds of the apple, being careful not to scoop through...