Chef Alyssa Gorelick

Strawberry-Rhubarb Crisp with Ginger Meringue

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Matzo, not the most appetizing of foods, but traditional Jewish foods really aren’t all that.  This I know, there is only so much potato kugel and gefilte fish they could serve me when I was a kid before I was on to it.  The one thing I do still love are coconut macaroons, I have to restrain myself when they come back on the shelves this time of year because I can eat a whole tin! Kelapo Coconut Oil happens to be a perfect compliment to Passover foods because it can be used in place of butter when making a […]

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Charred Red Onion and Fennel Salad

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Spring time is just about here and I am already preparing dishes that are perfect for this season, especially for a barbeque.  I feel like I managed to put all of my favorite ingredients into this one salad like the fennel, balsamic, spicy mustard, kale and healthy Kelapo coconut oil!  The combination is fantastic, and with the smoky char on the onions, there is so much flavor for the raw kale.  Using the coconut oil is perfect because it can stand up to the high heat when browning the onions and fennel, and since the flavor is so subtle, it […]

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Goat Cheese and Caramelized Shallot Dip with Beet Chips

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I happened to have all of these ingredients at home, so I made this as an appetizer when I had some friends over. Let me tell you..they devoured it like candy!  The beets and caramelized shallots are balanced with the tangy-ness of the goat cheese for a great mix of savory and sweet. Have you ever tried beet chips?  If you haven’t you are in for a treat!  They make the perfect snack, ultra crispy and sweet, and trust me, not that tough to make. They do however, take a watchful eye, if you’re a newbie I suggest doing a […]

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