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Tic-Tac-Toe Salad Plate


I recently wrote a ten page spread for Mishpacha Magazine Family First showcasing ideas for preparing your own simcha. Included were exciting recipes, garnishing and plating ideas from entree through dessert. The feedback (no pun intended!) was fabulous.  Over the next few weeks, I … Continue reading



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Potato Filled Diplomas


Carry the graduation theme to your appetizer or main course! So simple to make a diploma using a potato filled cigar with a scallion tied around it! If only it were so easy, fast to earn a real diploma! Supplies: … Continue reading



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Watermelon Flower Dessert


My friend Abbey, from  not 2 shabbey, is a creative genius. She has just kicked off a new and bold idea that will revolutionize crafting and decorating for the Jewish home. This month she began her bi-monthly online magazine called jCreate.  I am … Continue reading



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Elegant Chopped Liver and Egg Salad Presentation


Photography by Dan Engongora Begin your meal with a show-stopping presentation. You will need: Tomato wraps Spinach wraps 3 ” fluted round cookie cutter 2 1/2″  fluted round cookie cutter 1 3/4″ round cookie cutter Directions:Using a 3” round cookie cutter-cut … Continue reading



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Watermelon Vase


Photography by Dan Engongoro Directions: Cut a one-inch thick slice of watermelon. Use a cookie cutter or cut a 2 ¾  x 3 ½ inch rectangle.  In the center, cut out a 1 ¼ x 2 inch rectangle. Use a … Continue reading



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Pinwheel Fish


You will need: Loaf of gefilte fish and carrots, cooked V  knife 2 tasting spoons horseradisn ,mayonnaise Lemon slices, lettuce Directions: Fill tasting spoons with chrein and mayonnaise-place on plate. Cut a thick slice of fish. Using the v knife, cut … Continue reading



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Fish in a Glass


Directions for fish balls You will need: Home  made gefilte fish batter or a frozen loaf of store bought fish   defrosted Large carrots-sliced Directions: Place fish batter in the bowl of your mixer. Beat on high for 15 minutes(this will … Continue reading



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Gefilte Fish Kabobs


Directions for fish balls You will need: Home  made gefilte fish batter or a frozen loaf of store bought fish defrosted Large carrots-sliced Directions: Place fish batter in the bowl of your mixer. Beat on high for 15 minutes(this will … Continue reading