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NYC Style Bagels & Voodoo Egg

Nothing beats a healthy, filling breakfast.  The best part about this recipe is that it uses home-made bagels that have gone a bit stale. Bread Machine Bagels 1 and 1/4 cups warm water 3 and 1/2 cups flour 1 and … Continue reading

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40 Cloves Of Garlic

The house smells good tonight!  Oren made a 40 clove of garlic recipe that came out divine.  Enjoy! Ingredients: 4 lbs whole chickens, cut into 8 pieces 1⁄2 cup olive oil 2 tablespoons olive oil 10 sprigs fresh thyme 40 … Continue reading

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Bread Machine Challah w/Black Magic Honey

Baking does NOT come easy to me, despite my Lithuanian Great-grandfather running a bakery.  So when Oren brought home a bread machine, that would do half the battle for me the first thing I wanted to see if it could … Continue reading

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The Winner of the Recipe Contest!

Congratulations to Peggy from NY! Chicken with Artichokes, Sun-dried Tomatoes and Capers What makes this dish great is great ingredients. We used marinated artichoke hearts from Costcoand the sundried tomatoes and capers are from Fairway Market. You can add some … Continue reading

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Voodoo Chicken Jerk Style

It’s our favorite time  of year again!  Only 27 more days till Halloween.  In the meantime here’s a great jerk recipe to try – and whaddaya know?  You can get almost all of the ingredients locally! Voodoo Chicken Jerk Style You … Continue reading

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Tahchin (or how you need to cook your chicken thighs!)

  Here is a great recipe from persianmama.com that I made the other night.  Chicken thighs can be a little tougher than the rest of the bird, but when cooked correctly they are tender and  flavorful! TAHCHIN MORGH | TAHCHIN … Continue reading

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Spicy Chicken Wings

Spicy Chicken Wings Ingredients 12 whole chicken wings 3 ounces unsalted butter 1 small clove garlic, minced 1/4 cup hot sauce 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt Directions Place a 6-quart saucepan with a steamer basket and 1-inch of water in the … Continue reading

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Osso Buco Made With Beef Shin

I found a veal shank recipe from Giada De Laurentiis and decided to try it with beef shin.  Came out great! Ingredients 1 sprig fresh rosemary 1 sprig fresh thyme 1 dry bay leaf 2 whole cloves Cheesecloth Kitchen twine, for … Continue reading

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Black Skinned Chicken With Coconut Sauce

This past Halloween, we were lucky enough to be given a few Silkie chickens.  For those unfamiliar with the Silkie, it is a breed that has roots in ancient China and is known for it’s fluffy plumage (which is said … Continue reading

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Conjuring the Spirits Through Good Food: Hoppin’ John

MARIE LAVEAUX”S HOPPIN’ JOHN RECIPE BY: DENISE ALVARADO, The Voodoo Hoodoo Spellbook Marie Laveaux is best known as the Voodoo Queen of New Orleans, as well as a humanitarian, healer and beautician. Legend tells us that one of her favorite … Continue reading

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