I love food that speaks for itself in terms of taste (most importantly) and presentation. Sometimes you don’t have to do much to make your guests say WOW! The recipes below are perfect examples, making them optimal dishes to serve at a party. You can prepare all the components in advance; it all comes together quickly and is full of flavor...what more can you ask for?


Mushroom and Sweet Potato Balsamic Salad

Put your salad inside your mushroom for a gorgeous presentation of your salad course. 


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This can also serve as a main course option and without the cheese, perfect for a vegan meal. If you love roasted eggplants and Greek salad, you will love this dish.


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I was recently at a sushi restaurant and they served incredible jalapeño poppers. They had tempura battered a jalapeño which was stuffed with spicy tuna....yum! I came up with this recipe to enjoy the taste and texture of the jalapeño poppers in a way that was approachable for me at home. This has become a really popular party food at my house. Jalapeños are really not very spicy especially when stuffed and cooked. 

Originally published in JOY of KOSHER with Jamie Geller magazine, Winter 2014. Subscribe Now!  

Joy of Kosher Late Winter Magazine

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