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Braised Star Anise Beef

2 pounds boneless beef shin (brisket is fine) 3 to 4 cups cold water 5 TBLE soy sauce 2 TBLE Chinese rice wine or pale dry sherry 2 TBLE sugar 4 slices peeled fresh ginger root about 1″ in diameter … Continue reading

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Za’atar Grilled Chicken

(Jamie Geller) INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup lemon juice 1/4 cup olive oil 1 tsp. salt 1 tsp. pepper 2 tablespoons Za’atar 2 whole chickens, cut up into 1/4s or 8 thighs or equivalent PREPARATION 1  Combine marinade ingredients and pour over the … Continue reading

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Grilled Moroccan Chicken

The spices in this grilled chicken recipe are reminiscent of ras el hanout, a North African spice blend that usually contains over a dozen spices.Servings: 4 INGREDIENTS 1-1/2 to 1-3/4 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts (or chicken tenderloins) 1/4 cup extra virgin olive … Continue reading

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Ottolenghi’s Roast Chicken with Za’atar and Sumac

8 chicken thighs with skin and bones, trimmed of excess fat and loose skin 2 red onions, thinly sliced 1 lemon, thinly sliced 2 large cloves of garlic, crushed 5 tbsp olive oil, divided 2 tablespoons za’atar plus more to taste 1 tablespoon sumac 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon … Continue reading

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Coconut Macaroons (NYT)

INGREDIENTS 3 large egg whites ¼ teaspoon kosher salt ¾ cup/151 grams granulated sugar 1 tablespoon plus 1/2 teaspoon canola oil ½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1 ½ cups/128 grams sweetened flaked coconut 1 ½ cups/128 grams shredded unsweetened coconut 2 tablespoons matzo cake meal 4 ounces/113.5 grams bittersweet … Continue reading

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