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Food from Farouk? Dining in the city at La Kabbr

When we dine in New York City, there are usually a few good reasons to make the hour’s drive from home. Last night, our parents sent us out to celebrate our wedding anniversary. I persuaded my husband to mark our occasion at La Kabbr, 683 9th Avenue.  Farouk, the owner and chef, delivers. For a Middle Eastern dinner laced …

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Dressing the Greens

A request just came in for this recipe.  Here’s the vinaigrette dressing that lightly enhances the greens. Vinaigrette Dressing   2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 ½  teaspoons balsamic vinegar ½ tablespoon chopped fresh basil ¼ teaspoon sugar   Whisk ingredients together and toss with your favorite greens.  Serve immediately.  

Beyond burgers

We’ve been eating out and about the last few days.  Big thanks go out to our backyard dinner hosts.  This meal stretched way beyond burgers.  My top side?  C’s cabbage salad! I also tested my new dillweed dip.  Not bad.  I’m going to run it through the nutrition counter and post it here soon.   

Goat Cheese, Please

The time has arrived.  I’ve been overlooking the Alice Waters Baked Goat Cheese with Lettuce Salad far too long.  But it’s happening tonight . . . right here in the cookery.  Have you tried it?  I can’t wait to share this.  Let me know if you have any twists on this salad!