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Often served as an appetizer, I prefer it as a salad served along with the entree. Use smaller eggplants for a sweeter flavor.

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Sephardic Parve Salad

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1 medium eggplant, peeled
1/4 cup tahina
1 tbl. lemon juice
1 clove garlic
1/4 tsp. black pepper
1 pinch ground cumin
2 tbl. sesame seeds
2 tbl. fresh parsley, chopped fine


  1. Cut eggplant into 1/2 inch cubes (about 3 cups)
  2. Steam eggplant until tender, about 8 minutes. Place cooked eggplant in food processor with tahina,lemon juice, and garlic and mix until pureed.
  3. Stir in remaining ingredients; spoon into serving bowl.

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Fareena says...
Rating is 4

PASTA WITH SHRIMP SCAMPI 1-1/2 lbs. unpeeled, meduim-size fresh shrimp1-2 tbls. chopped chipotle pepper in adobo sauce2 garlic cloves, minced2 tbls. veg. or olive oil1/2 cup dry white wine or chicken broth1 tbls. prepared mustard1 tbls. Worcestershire sauce1/2-3/4 cup butter, melted1/2 tsp. salt2 tbls. fresh lemon juice1 lb. spaghetti, cooked1/2 cup fresh parsley, optional1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheesePeel shrimp and devein. Saute peppers and garlic in hot oil in a large skillet over meduim-high heat until throughly heated. Note: (you could and should slice open peppers to remove seeds to tone down the heat. Depending on pepper size, one large will do. You adjust to taste.)Add shrimp and cook, stirring constantly, 2-3 minutes or just until shrimp turns pink. Remove shrimp and set aside.Stir in white wine, mustard, and Worcestershire sauce, cook over high heat 3-4 minutes. Return shrimp to skillet. Stir in butter, salt, lemon juice, cook 1-2 minutes or until combined and throughly heated.Place pasta in a large serving dish, toss with shrimp mixture and parsley. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese.Yields 4-6 servings.Serve with salad and crusty breadReferences : YUMMM!
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Melani says...
Rating is 4

MindyJanuary 24, 2012I am a firm believer in all that you expsers .. Natural, natural, natural all the way!! I have a neti pot, and for my kids I have a homeopathic cold syrup (which I very rarily use anyway). I am constantly spraying saline moisturizing spray up our noses in between. Water, lots of herbal tea (Traditional Medicinal or Yogi brand usually), sleep, etc. But I am definetly going to also try your suggestions with the oils . I work in a hospital so I too, have to keep the germs at bay as much as possible. Thanks Jennifer for your posting and suggestions! Have a terrific day and someday I hope to meet you in person and pick your brain on everything involving living healthy. Cheers!Mindy xo
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