Friday Review #36

eggplant, garlic and cherry tomatoes at the marketIt’s time for a review of posts you might have missed on Cooking Manager.

Summer Cooking

Healthy and Easy Summer Salads. Leora posted even more summer salad ideas.

Some Like It Cold: Summer Soups

Cool Summer Cooking Tips

Prepare Vegetable Salads in Advance



Beets Marinated with Ginger and Garlic

Wilted Red Peppers with Garlic


Brown Rice with Garlic, Onions and Lentils

Winter Squash Quiche

Mushroom-Onion-Nut Pate

Last Minute Black-Eyed-Pea Chili

Chicken Salad with Ginger, Garlic, Basil and Green Onions

Creamy Parsnip Soup

Creamy Avocado Salad

For more recipes, see the Kosher Cooking Carnival at Yosefa’s. Readers may also enjoy my post on preparing Sheva Brachot, a festive meal for young Jewish couples during the week after the wedding. It has general tips for any dinner party.

More Vegetable Ideas:

Watch my video on cooking artichokes, and get more inspiration for beets, fennel and turnips.

Food for Thought:

The Case Against Paper Plates

Food Memories of My Father 

I consider advantages and disadvantages of cooking in advance or cooking fresh, and cooking chicken in whole or in parts.

What Features Do You Need in Your Oven?



Thoughts on Joining a Food Co-Op



Evaluating the True Cost of Foods


Sara, Kelly, Chavi, Roz, and Leah


More tips:

Cleaning Your Baking Bowl. At our Israeli food bloggers’ event last night, Michelle asked me what the problem is because her baking bowl is so easy to clean. I also don’t understand it, but others apparently have trouble.

Video: How to Roll and Shape Hamantashen

Review: Vegetarian Cooking Under Pressure

Have a wonderful weekend.


























  1. Thanks for the link – I appreciate even more summer food ideas. I like your salad list!