Posts Tagged coconut

Chocolate Brownie Faux-co-roons

Passover is just around the corner, and that always makes me think of macaroons! A few years ago I recreated my favorite macaroon since I wanted a healthier version of a seasonal childhood treat that wasn’t going to cost me an arm and a leg. A reader recently asked me

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Caribbean Coconut Rice and Beans

Way back when I was a high school English teacher, the school I taught at performed a Caribbean-inspired musical called Once On This Island, and included in the program was a recipe for Jamaican Jerk Chicken and Caribbean Rice and Beans. Both recipes became instant favorites, especially as I tweaked

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The Easiest Thai Curry Ever

I love Thai food! Most Indians I know love Thai food, too. Both are Asian cuisines that use some of the same ingredients (coconut, chilies, cumin, coriander, and garlic, to name a few), although in different combinations with very different results. Both have curries, both

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“Faux-co-roons”

Since my mother is Jewish, but certainly not Kosher, I grew up eating several “traditional” Jewish foods. One of my favorites is latkes. Another is macaroons. With Passover approaching, I’m reminded of the Manischewitz chocolate, vanilla, and chocolate chip (my favorite!) macaroons that Mom would

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Rice Cooker Coconut Chicken and Kale

As a wife/mom of two girls/housekeeper/cook/part-time blogger/chauffeur, I sometimes find that I don’t have as much time as I would like to cook meals for my family. I have been using the slow cooker and the oven more this year to give me more “hands-free”

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Crispy Coconut Kale

I love kale. It was definitely not love at first taste, but over the past few years I have tried a variety of preparations and found several that I truly love. While it is slightly bitter and/or tangy (depending on the variety), it melds well

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