Tofu Chickpea Stir Fry

Ingredients: 1 cup chickpeas, drained and rinsed 8 ounces firm tofu, pressed for 30 minutes 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, minced 4 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 medium onion, thinly sliced 1 bell pepper, thinly sliced 1/4 cup tahini 1/4 cup water 2 tablespoons soy sauce 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar 2 teaspoons honey To Make:  Stir […]

Roasted Chickpeas

Ingredients: 1 can chickpeas, drained, rinsed, and dried 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon chili powder 1/4 teaspoon paprika To Make:  Preheat oven to 425. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and mix well. Spread onto a foil-lined baking sheet and bake for […]

Watermelon Pico de Gallo

Ingredients: 2 cups diced watermelon 2 jalapeños, seeded and diced 1/2 cup fresh chopped cilantro 1 yellow bell pepper, diced 1/2 red onion, diced 1 or 2 limes Salt To Make:  In a large bowl stir together first 5 ingredients. Mix in juice of 1 lime and a healthy pinch of salt. Season to taste […]

Watermelon Julep

Ingredients: 2 ounces of your favorite bourbon 1/3 cup cubed watermelon 1 ounce simple syrup Fresh mint leaves Club soda Crushed ice To Make:  In a large glass, muddle watermelon with a handful of mint leaves and syrup. Fill with crushed ice. Stir in bourbon, then top off with club soda. Stir well and enjoy. […]

Scallops with Gin Butter Sauce

Ingredients: 1 pound sea scallops 2 tablespoons oil 2 tablespoons lime juice 2 tablespoons gin 3 tablespoons butter Salt and pepper To Make:  Season scallops with salt and pepper. Heat non stick pan over medium high heat, sear scallops in oil about 1-2 minutes per side. Remove from pan and keep warm. Add lime juice […]

Baked Lemon Gin Wings

Ingredients: 4 pounds chicken wings 1 cup light brown sugar 1/4 cup olive oil 1/4 cup gin Zest and juice of 1 lemon Salt and pepper To Make:  Preheat oven to 425. Whisk together all ingredients and toss with wings to coat well. Place in a single layer on a foil-lined baking sheet. Bake for […]

Apple Cake

Ingredients: 5 medium apples 1/2 cup chopped walnuts 1 1/2 cups sugar, divided in half 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 teaspoon ground ginger 3 eggs 1/3 cup vegetable oil 3/4 cup matzo cake meal To Make:  Preheat oven to 350. Grease an 8″ baking dish, set aside. Mix together the walnuts, […]

Matzo Toffee

Ingredients: 3-4 pieces matzo 1 1/2 cups sliced almonds 1/2 cup unsalted butter 1/2 cup light brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chips Sea salt To Make:  Preheat oven to 325. Line a heavy baking sheet with parchment. Coarsely break up matzo to cover sheet. Top with almonds In a small […]

Quinoa Fruit and Nut Salad

Ingredients: 1 3/4 cup quinoa, rinsed 2 cups water 1/3 cup white wine 1/2 shallot, finely chopped Olive oil Salt and pepper 1/2 cup dried fruit of your choosing (apricots, cherries, etc), chopped 1/2 cup roasted nuts of your choosing (peanuts, cashes, etc), chopped 1/4 cup fresh mint, finely chopped Juice of 1 lemon To […]

Quinoa Chili

Ingredients: 1/3 cup quinoa, rinsed 2 bell peppers 2 jalapeno peppers 2 zucchini, chopped 1 medium onion, chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 can fire roasted diced tomatoes 1 can black beans, rinsed and drained 1 tablespoon chili powder 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon paprika 1/2 cup water To Make:  Preheat broiler. Cut peppers […]