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Watermelon Rind Kimchi

Recipe by Judith Rontal

Watermelon Rind Kimchi

Watermelon is a summer staple, but you find yourself with lots of scraps after eating the juicy inside. Instead of throwing away your rinds, turn them into kimchi! While traditionally made with cabbage, the white part of the rind makes a delicious fruity side dish that has a hint of sweetness and big burst of

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PB&J on the Beach

Recipe by Nani Beraha

PB&J on the Beach

A simple peanut butter and jelly sandwich is delicious anywhere. But add the freedom of vacation and some salty beach air and you have the perfect lunch. And why not throw in some cherries and Cheetos while you’re at it.

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Spicy-Smoky Black-Eyed Peas

Recipe by Marcia Friedman

Spicy-Smoky Black-Eyed Peas

Traditional flavors of tomatoes, onions, and garlic meet nontraditional smoked salt and chipotle pepper for a spectacular smoky and spicy vegetarian version of black-eyed peas—a symbolic Rosh Hashanah food in some Sephardic Jewish communities. A dollop of labneh (optional) nicely unites the flavors and nods to the stew’s Middle Eastern roots. Serve as a side

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Eggplant Salad

Recipe by Susan Barocas

Eggplant Salad

This dish is also known as eggplant caviar, Ensalada de Berenjena a la Grega (the Ladino name for the Greek version) and Patlican Salatasi (in Turkish). I have found similar recipes for this garlicky dip or spread among Greek, Turkish and Israeli Jews. For me, it all started with my little (under five feet tall) Russian grandmother,

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Chocolate Mousse

Recipe by Eat in Good Health

Chocolate Mousse

Recipe contributed by Janet Getz, who adds: Serve cold. Great with berries! Double or triple recipe to serve a larger group. If you cannot find silken tofu at local stores, Mori-Nu brand is available online. Photo and notes by Linda Wolpert.

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Rock Scramble

Recipe by Nava Atlas

Rock Scramble

Recipe contributed by Lagusta Yearwood. Though it would be quite a feat to recreate her unique barks and bonbons at home, this no-bake recipe for chocolate clusters by Lagusta are super easy to make.

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Mediterranean Lunch Salad

Recipe by Chef Zipora Einav

Mediterranean Lunch Salad

This dish encompasses many of the flavors I remember growing up with in Israel. I also remember experimenting with many of these ingredients when I began making meals for my family members starting when I was ten years old.

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Golden Orange Gazpacho with Basil

Recipe by Jennifer Segal

Golden Orange Gazpacho with Basil

Fresh-squeezed orange juice highlights the flavor of golden cherry tomatoes and makes this soup taste like pure sunshine. It’s the sort of thing you can keep in the fridge in the summertime, eat three times a week and never tire of. And it’s good for you, too.

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Creamy Carrot-Quinoa Soup with Zesty Gremolata

Recipe by Jessica Grosman

Creamy Carrot-Quinoa Soup with Zesty Gremolata

Just a few simple pantry ingredients are needed to become a vibrant-colored soup to enjoy for a light lunch or evening meal. Dairy-free soups often get their creaminess from puréed beans; however, in this kosher-for-Passover recipe, puréed quinoa gives the soup the right amount of silky texture! Topped with a simple gremolata, this soup feels

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