Author Archive for Sheilah Kaufman

Healthful Italian for All Tastes

Contrary to popular belief, Italian food is the perfect cuisine for those looking for heart-healthy and diabetes-friendly dishes. Real Italian food, that is, which is healthful, delicious, and the most popular cuisine in the world. At its core, classic Italian cuisine is…

My Recipe for the Perfect Gift

Holiday Time is fast upon us, and my favorite gift to give is cookbooks. Here are recipes to celebrate this time of year, and books to give as gifts. According to Michel Moushabeck, publisher and editor of Interlink Publishing in Northampton,…

Plan Ahead for the Holidays

I drive around and see all the gold and red leaves, wake up in the morning to cold temperatures, and hear someone on the news announce Christmas is  about 70  days away with Thanksgiving and Chanukah coming even sooner. I realize time is…

Fare for Fall

It’s officially fall, and time to think about alternate dishes for holiday feasts and family meals. Of course for me, it’s great chicken dishes.  Here are two favorites. Famous American Cafe Chicken Salad Judy was a chef at the famous American…

Recipes for the Jewish High Holidays and Beyond

The Jewish High Holidays are upon us, and I have found a new cookbook that will fit any need for any holiday: “The Silver Platter: Simple to Spectacular Wholesome, Family-Friendly Recipes” by Norene Gilletz and Daniella Silver (ArtScroll/Mesorah Publications). “The Silver Platter”…

Looking Forward to Fall

As usual, summer is over and I never had time to enjoy it.  But here are some new books and international recipes to take you into the fall season. Chicken With Thai Basil Kai Pat Horapa Two of my friends and fellow…

End-of-Summer Delights

It’s hard to believe summer is almost over. I have not had time to enjoy it, except for trying these new recipes—winners all. Strawberry Cake Since you can get strawberries almost all year-round now, there is no excuse not to make,…

Treats for the Heat

Cream of Blue Crab and Wild Mushroom Bisque Fortunate culinarians have a source from which to gather wild mushrooms. If you are not one of these lucky few, there is always the supermarket.  When wild mushrooms are unavailable, dried ones reconstituted…