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    This cookbook is for both the novice and the more experienced cook. The recipes range from easy comfort food to more challenging recipes with new ingredients and techniques.  Hard cover, designed for convenient lie-flat reading.

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    WILLIAMS-SONOMA

    2016-10-14_17-01-43

    Waterside Shops

    5375 Tamiami Trail North
    Naples, FL 34108
    239-514-2213

    Thursday March 16, 2017 from 11 am to 4 pm

    Enjoy food samples applicable to St. Patrick’s Day, Easter and Passover.

Arlene S Levin - Author

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For me, cooking and baking is deeply connected to memories. Celebrating the holidays with dear friends, hosting much-anticipated annual dinners, and then sharing them with others. While I love food, I love the connections that food fosters even more. In My Cooking Journey, ARLENE’S SIMPLE to LAVISH COOKBOOK, the result of years of practice and love, I expand those connections, sharing them with you and your loved ones.

 
 

Appetizers

Guacamole with Fresh Corn
Mushroom Caps Stuffed with Broccoli
Mock Chopped Liver
Jeff’s Favorite Sweet and Sour Meatballs
Sandy’s Great Gefilte Fish
Gefilte Fish Loaf
Skewered Southwest Steak

Soups

Chase the Chill Chicken Mushroom Barley Soup
Sweet and Sour Cabbage Borscht
Liquid Gold Chicken Soup with Matzo Balls
Fire-Roasted Tomato Salmon Chowder
Corn Soup with Mock Crab and Asparagus
Zesty Chunky Chicken with Orzo
Outstanding Mushroom Barley Soup
Curry Chicken Coconut Soup
Hot and Sour Soup
Peanut Butter Pumpkin Soup
Loaded Vegetable Soup
 
 

Salads, Dressing & Dips

Kale Salad
Spinach Salad with Strawberries
Paradise Crab Salad
Asian Noodle Salad
No Mayo Holiday Potato Salad
Kasha Salad
Orzo Salad
Spicy Peanut Salad Dressing or Dip
Green Goddess Dressing

Fish

Cod, All Dressed Up
Pecan Crunch Fish
Fish with Cumin and Onions
Black Bean and Garlic Braised Fish
Easy Asian-Style Fish
Baked Cantonese Halibut
Fish Veracruz
Baked Fish with Orzo, Spinach, & Cherry Tomatoes
Fish Creole
Red Snapper Enveloped in Coconut Sauce
Chargrilled Fish
Grilled Spring Thyme Fish
Pistachio Crusted Salmon
Oriental Salmon Fillets
Salmon Cakes
Exotic Trout, Extra Simple
 
 

Poultry

Dried Cranberry Mustard Chicken Breasts
Chicken Chasseur
Apricot Chicken with Rice Dressing
Mustard Tarragon Chicken
Smothered Chicken Breasts
Cashew Chicken
Chicken and Asparagus or Broccoli with Udon Noodles
Hoisin Chicken
Hot and Sour Chicken
Fun Tze
San Antonio Chicken with Black Bean Picante Sauce
Pulled Barbecue Chicken Sandwiches
Just Great, Easy Chicken
Chicken Cacciatore
Coq Au Vin
Chicken with Mustard and Leek Sauce
Sandy’s Chicken Tarragon
Southern Oven Fried Chicken
Chicken Vesuvio
Oil and Vinegar Grilled Chicken

Turkey & Whole Poultry

Garlic-Enhanced Roast Chicken
Roast Chicken with Maple Soy Glaze
Roast Turkey
Turkey Leg Stew
Grilled Chinese Turkey Burgers with Hoisin Sauce
Healthy Turkey and Vegetable Mini Meatloaves
Turkey and Corn Chili
 
 

Beef, Lamb, & Stew

Chicago-Style Italian Beef
My Mom’s Hungarian Goulash
Beef Brisket
Beef and Asparagus
Middle Eastern Beef and Sweet Potato Stew
Fiesta Burgers
Hamburger Pie
Grilled Moroccan Lamb Burgers
Stuffed Tomatoes with Spiced Lamb and Rice
Lamb Shanks in Garlic Sauce

Pasta

Laurel’s Overnight Spaghetti
Traditional Mac and Cheese
Spaghetti Pie
Super Easy and Quick Meat Sauce
Noodles with Vegetables and Peanut Sauce
Eat Your Veggies Lasagna
 
 

Vegetables & Side Dishes

Baked Vegetable Mélange
Green Beans with Cashews and Sesame Seeds
Smoky Grilled Corn
Broccoli Soufflé
Creole Stuffed Potatoes
Arden’s Apricot Kugel
Honey Apple Kugel
Tropical Challah Kugel
Bread and Sage Stuffing
Thanksgiving Sweet Potato Casserole
Miffie’s Squash Kugel
Quinoa with Dried Cranberries and Cashews
The Best Homemade Potato Pancakes
Kindergarten Applesauce

Sunday Brunch

Devilish Eggs with Smoked Trout Salad
Western Omelet, My Way
Savory Bread Pudding
Créme Brulée French Toast
Simply the Best Homemade Waffles
Nutty Pumpkin Waffles with Maple Pumpkin Sauce
 
 

Cakes & Muffins

Apple Tree Bundt Cake
Famous Banana Cake
Banana-Blueberry Mini Loaves
Gluten-Free Banana Bread
Chocolate Ribbon Cake
Chocolate Whipped Cream Cake
Honey Cake
Pound Cake
Luscious Lemon Cake
Raspberry Almond Coffee Cake
Peppermint Patty-Filled Brownie Cupcake
Pumpkin Apple Muffins

Cheesecakes

Banana Lovers’ Cheesecake
Chocolate Malt Cheesecake
Chocolate Marble Pumpkin Cheesecake
Apple Cinnamon Cheesecake
Coconut Cheesecake
Peppermint Marble Cheesecake
Strawberry Cheesecake (the rich one)
White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake
 
 

Cookies

Mandel Bread
Dried Fruit Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies
Lila Shyman’s Chocolate Chip Cookies
Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies
Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Cookies
Peanut Butter and Jam Sandwich Cookies
Really Famous Hamantaschen (Kolache)
Chocolate Chip Hamantaschen
Chinese Almond Cookies
Rugelach
Toffee Crunch Cookies
Sugar Cookies
Very Fancy Cookies

Pies & Other Sweets

Chocolate-Covered Strawberries
Fresh Blueberry Pie
Chocolate Raspberry Mousse Pie
Key Lime Pie
Pumpkin Pie
Apple Crisp
Peach Cobbler
Vanilla Halvah Ice Cream Torte
Chocolate Peanut Butter Delights
Super Rich Chocolate Pudding
Magic of Cream Puffs
 
 

Holiday Favorites

Easy No Kneading Challah
Passover Matzo Farfel Chicken Vegetable Kugel
Passover Meatballs
Passover Fruit Kugel
Passover Lemon Cake Roll
Passover Chocolate Chip Mandel Bread
Passover Double Chocolate Chip Cookies
Passover Blueberry Muffins
Passover Double Layer Chocolate Cake
Passover Apple Cake
  • Guacamole with Fresh Corn
    Mushroom Caps Stuffed with Broccoli
    Mock Chopped Liver
    Jeff’s Favorite Sweet and Sour Meatballs
    Sandy’s Great Gefilte Fish
    Gefilte Fish Loaf
    Skewered Southwest Steak
  • Chase the Chill Chicken Mushroom Barley Soup
    Sweet and Sour Cabbage Borscht
    Liquid Gold Chicken Soup with Matzo Balls
    Fire-Roasted Tomato Salmon Chowder
    Corn Soup with Mock Crab and Asparagus
    Zesty Chunky Chicken with Orzo
    Outstanding Mushroom Barley Soup
    Curry Chicken Coconut Soup
    Hot and Sour Soup
    Peanut Butter Pumpkin Soup
    Loaded Vegetable Soup

  • Kale Salad
    Spinach Salad with Strawberries
    Paradise Crab Salad
    Asian Noodle Salad
    No Mayo Holiday Potato Salad
    Kasha Salad
    Orzo Salad
    Spicy Peanut Salad Dressing or Dip
    Green Goddess Dressing
  • Cod, All Dressed Up
    Pecan Crunch Fish
    Fish with Cumin and Onions
    Black Bean and Garlic Braised Fish
    Easy Asian-Style Fish
    Baked Cantonese Halibut
    Fish Veracruz
    Baked Fish with Orzo, Spinach, & Cherry Tomatoes
    Fish Creole
    Red Snapper Enveloped in Coconut Sauce
    Chargrilled Fish
    Grilled Spring Thyme Fish
    Pistachio Crusted Salmon
    Oriental Salmon Fillets
    Salmon Cakes
    Exotic Trout, Extra Simple
  • Dried Cranberry Mustard Chicken Breasts
    Chicken Chasseur
    Apricot Chicken with Rice Dressing
    Mustard Tarragon Chicken
    Smothered Chicken Breasts
    Cashew Chicken
    Chicken and Asparagus or Broccoli with Udon Noodles
    Hoisin Chicken
    Hot and Sour Chicken
    Fun Tze
    San Antonio Chicken with Black Bean Picante Sauce
    Pulled Barbecue Chicken Sandwiches
    Just Great, Easy Chicken
    Chicken Cacciatore
    Coq Au Vin
    Chicken with Mustard and Leek Sauce
    Sandy’s Chicken Tarragon
    Southern Oven Fried Chicken
    Chicken Vesuvio
    Oil and Vinegar Grilled Chicken
  • Cornish Hens with Chipotle Glaze
    Garlic-Enhanced Roast Chicken
    Roast Chicken with Maple Soy Glaze
    Roast Turkey
    Turkey Leg Stew
    Grilled Chinese Turkey Burgers with Hoisin Sauce
    Healthy Turkey and Vegetable Mini Meatloaves
    Turkey and Corn Chili
  • Chicago-Style Italian Beef
    My Mom’s Hungarian Goulash
    Beef Brisket
    Beef and Asparagus
    Middle Eastern Beef and Sweet Potato Stew
    Fiesta Burgers
    Hamburger Pie
    Grilled Moroccan Lamb Burgers
    Stuffed Tomatoes with Spiced Lamb and Rice
    Lamb Shanks in Garlic Sauce
  • Laurel’s Overnight Spaghetti
    Traditional Mac and Cheese
    Spaghetti Pie
    Super Easy and Quick Meat Sauce
    Noodles with Vegetables and Peanut Sauce
    Eat Your Veggies Lasagna
  • Apple Tree Bundt Cake
    Famous Banana Cake
    Banana-Blueberry Mini Loaves
    Gluten-Free Banana Bread
    Chocolate Ribbon Cake
    Chocolate Whipped Cream Cake
    Honey Cake
    Pound Cake
    Luscious Lemon Cake
    Raspberry Almond Coffee Cake
    Peppermint Patty-Filled Brownie Cupcake
    Pumpkin Apple Muffins
  • Devilish Eggs with Smoked Trout Salad
    Western Omelet, My Way
    Savory Bread Pudding
    Créme Brulée French Toast
    Simply the Best Homemade Waffles
    Nutty Pumpkin Waffles with Maple Pumpkin Sauce
  • Apple Tree Bundt Cake
    Famous Banana Cake
    Banana-Blueberry Mini Loaves
    Gluten-Free Banana Bread
    Chocolate Ribbon Cake
    Chocolate Whipped Cream Cake
    Honey Cake
    Pound Cake
    Luscious Lemon Cake
    Raspberry Almond Coffee Cake
    Peppermint Patty-Filled Brownie Cupcake
    Pumpkin Apple Muffins
  • Banana Lovers’ Cheesecake
    Chocolate Malt Cheesecake
    Chocolate Marble Pumpkin Cheesecake
    Apple Cinnamon Cheesecake
    Coconut Cheesecake
    Peppermint Marble Cheesecake
    Strawberry Cheesecake (the rich one)
    White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake
  • Mandel Bread
    Dried Fruit Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies
    Lila Shyman’s Chocolate Chip Cookies
    Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies
    Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Cookies
    Peanut Butter and Jam Sandwich Cookies
    Really Famous Hamantaschen (Kolache)
    Chocolate Chip Hamantaschen
    Chinese Almond Cookies
    Rugelach
    Toffee Crunch Cookies
    Sugar Cookies
    Very Fancy Cookies
  • Chocolate-Covered Strawberries
    Fresh Blueberry Pie
    Chocolate Raspberry Mousse Pie
    Key Lime Pie
    Pumpkin Pie
    Apple Crisp
    Peach Cobbler
    Vanilla Halvah Ice Cream Torte
    Chocolate Peanut Butter Delights
    Super Rich Chocolate Pudding
    Magic of Cream Puffs
  • Easy No Kneading Challah
    Passover Matzo Farfel Chicken Vegetable Kugel
    Passover Meatballs
    Passover Fruit Kugel
    Passover Lemon Cake Roll
    Passover Chocolate Chip Mandel Bread
    Passover Double Chocolate Chip Cookies
    Passover Blueberry Muffins
    Passover Double Layer Chocolate Cake
    Passover Apple Cake
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