Category: ETHNIC

Recipes from around the world that you can try at home.

Shrimp Stir-fry

Shrimp Stir-fry

How about an easy / delicious recipe that you can whip up in less than half an hour?  This is a shrimp stir-fry recipe from the “America’s Test Kitchen” show on PBS. MARINADE: 1 pound shrimp, peeled 1 tablespoon ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 clove Garlic, sliced SAUCE: 3 tablespoons sugar 3 tablespoons white …

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Homemade Matzo Balls

Homemade Matzo Balls

Homemade Matzo Ball Research: Nina and I got tagged to cook the Seder for Passover this year.  I wanted to tackle the matzoh balls, since I’ve never made them and only ever eaten them once before.  I’ve been researching on the Internet and in Nina’s Jewish cookbooks for a matzoh ball recipe. All of them …

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Charoset

Charoset

Charoset is one of the symbolic foods that Jews eat during their Passover seder every year. It represents the mortar that the Israelites used to make bricks while they were slaves in Egypt.  Here’s an easy recipe to make charoset. We actually made quite a bit of “clay” as the kids eat more than just …

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Tabbouleh

Tabbouleh

This is essentially a mint and parsley salad that’s very popular in Lebanon and in the Middle East. Good tabbouleh is the result of careful prep. Use a very sharp knife to chop the herbs. Cut and clean the veggies, removing all of the gooey innards and seeds. You chefs in the audience will recognize …

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