RECIPES

NO MIXER NO BOWL OATMEAL SQUARESNovember 2018

If there is one thing we all need, it’s super easy recipes - the type a kid could pull together. You can also make these using regular flour or spelt flour and they’ll work fine. 2 cups oats 1 cup whole wheat flour ½ cup sugar ½ cup brown sugar ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon Read More »

ONCE UPON A THYMENovember 2018

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup with Maple Glazed Pastrami A delicious soup always begins with a flavorful base. Roasting the butternut squash in halves adds flavor and eliminates unnecessary cubing or peeling. In addition, butternut squash contains great nutrients like vitamin A, potassium, and fiber. Coconut milk is one of my favorite components in cooking. In Read More »

By Adina Yaakov

ONCE UPON A THYMEOctober 2018

Three-Ingredient Minute Steak with Pesto It's been said that some of the best cooked meats are seasoned with just salt and pepper. At first, I was skeptical. What about fresh garlic? Not even any onions? After testing the theory out on minute steak, I was sold. Apparently, so were my husband and kids, who’ve been Read More »

By Adina Yaacov

ONCE UPON A THYMESeptember 2018

Roasted Sweet Potato, Fig, and Arugula Salad with Pomegranate Vinaigrette There's something captivating about the brilliant colors of autumn foliage and the fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables we see expressed in this salad. Growing up on a small block I would look forward to late August and early September when our neighbors would surprise us Read More »

By Adina Yaakov

FAVORITE HICKORY BROWN SUGAR COFFEE FRENCH ROASTSeptember 2018

The name sounds good right? This simple roast has been a hit for over a decade! Hickory Brown Sugar Coffee Roast 1 large onion, diced 1 bottle Hickory BBQ sauce (preferably a brand that does not also have sugar, honey, etc. in the name of the flavor) ¼-½ cup brown sugar, depending on how sweet Read More »

CREATIVE COOKING WITH CHEF SHIRIAugust 2018

Kids – See if you have what it takes to become a Junior Chef! Adult Supervision Required Utensils Needed: Baking sheet Mixing bowl Large spoon Parchment paper (optional) Electric mixer 2-inch round cookie cutter Wire rack Measuring cups and spoons Rolling pin Knife or kitchen scissors Ingredients: 3 cups all-purpose flour, plus extra for rolling Read More »

CREATIVE COOKING WITH CHEF SHIRIJuly 2018

See if you have what it takes to become a Junior Chef! Utensils Needed: Mixing bowls Measuring cups and spoons Spoon 10-inch round pizza pan Oven mitts Knife Pizza cutter Ingredients: ½cup unsalted butter, room temperature ¾cup sugar 1 egg 1 ¼cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon cream of tartar ½teaspoon baking soda ¼teaspoon salt 2 kiwis Read More »

SALAD FOR DINNERJuly 2018

Salad for Dinner Gone are the days when we crave three hot dishes (protein, veggie, side) on a plate. In the summer, it’s great when a complete meal (or at least most of the meal) can happen in one bowl. Skirt Steak & Mango Salad This is the salad your guests will be talking about...it’s Read More »

ESSENCE FRUIT INFUSED TEA BLENDSJune 2018

You’ll Never Look at Tea the Same Way Again Opening a jar of Essence Fruit Infused Tea reveals the gorgeous kaleidoscope of colorful dried fruit and herbal leaves together with the fragrant aromas of a perfectly balanced blend. But that’s just the beginning of what is sure to be a festival for your senses. How Read More »

NOT MY MOTHER’S PASSOVER SEDERMarch 2018

Passover brings members of the family together for a Seder, during which we read about our Exodus from Egypt. But it is also a time for cousins to get together, to bond, to catch up, and most of all to be together as a family. These are special occasions that build lifelong family relationships and Read More »

By Sarina Roffé