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All content by By MARGI LENGA KAHN
Overwhelmed by glut of cookbooks? Here are suggestions for Hanukkah gifting—or keeping

Overwhelmed by glut of cookbooks? Here are suggestions for Hanukkah gifting—or keeping

By Margi Lenga Kahn , Special to the Jewish Light
Published December 7, 2022
Blueberry ricotta muffins Photo by Michael Kahn

Blueberry Ricotta Muffins

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published December 8, 2020
Cold Potato Leek Soup (Vichyssoise)

Cold Potato Leek Soup (Vichyssoise)

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published September 24, 2020
Photo: Michael Kahn

Peach, Apple, and Blackberry Frangipane Galette

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published October 4, 2019
Photo: Michael Kahn

Watermelon and Tomato Gazpacho

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published October 4, 2019
Photo: Michael Kahn

Cucumber and Cantaloupe Salad

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published October 4, 2019

Recipe: Boyoja Ungola Di-Purim (Haman’s Eyes Buried in Challah)

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published March 14, 2019
Photo: Michael Kahn

Recipe: Hadgi Badah (Cardamom-Almond Cookies)

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published March 14, 2019
Charred Cauliflower with Yogurt-Tahini Spread. Photo: Michael Kahn

Charred Cauliflower with Yogurt-Tahini Spread

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published September 14, 2018
Biscochos de Huevo. Photo: Margi Lenga Kahn

Biscochos de Huevo

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published September 14, 2018
Greek Pasta Kugel. Photo: Michael Kahn

Greek Pasta Kugel

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published September 14, 2018
Sweet and Savory Barley and Pomegranate Salad. Photo: Michael Kahn 

Sweet and Savory Barley and Pomegranate Salad

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published September 14, 2018

Onion and Poppy Seed Filled Challahs

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published February 22, 2018

Burnt Eggplant with Minced Garlic, Tahini, Yogurt, and Green Onions

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published December 16, 2017
Hummus with Roasted Cauliflower

Recipe: Hummus with Roasted Cauliflower

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published December 14, 2017
Burnt Eggplant with Minced Garlic, Tahini, Pomegranate Molasses, Yogurt, and Green Onions; Muhammara Sauce; Spicy Moroccan Carrot Salad Hummus with Roasted Cauliflower; and Toasted Pita Crisps

Burnt Eggplant with Minced Garlic, Tahini, Yogurt, and Green Onions

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published December 14, 2017
Apricot and White Chocolate Rugelach

Recipe: Apricot and White Chocolate Rugelach

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published December 14, 2017
Burnt Eggplant with Minced Garlic, Tahini, Pomegranate Molasses, Yogurt, and Green Onions; Muhammara Sauce; Spicy Moroccan Carrot Salad Hummus with Roasted Cauliflower; and Toasted Pita Crisps

Recipe: Spicy Moroccan Carrot Salad

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published December 14, 2017
Burnt Eggplant with Minced Garlic, Tahini, Pomegranate Molasses, Yogurt, and Green Onions; Muhammara Sauce; Spicy Moroccan Carrot Salad Hummus with Roasted Cauliflower; and Toasted Pita Crisps

Recipe: Muhamarra

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published December 14, 2017

Recipe: Pumpkin-Pecan Pie

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published November 16, 2017
Margi Lenga Kahn’s Custard Tart with Fresh Berries. 

Recipe: Custard Tart with Fresh Berries

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published November 16, 2017
Spinach and Mushroom Filo Pie

Spinach and Mushroom Filo Pie

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published May 25, 2017
Zucchini Lattice Galette with Roasted Garlic Cloves

Zucchini Lattice Galette with Roasted Garlic Cloves

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published May 25, 2017
Zucchini and Sweet Potato Quiche in Whole Wheat PastryPhotos:  Michael Kahn

Zucchini and Sweet Potato Quiche in Whole Wheat Pastry

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published May 25, 2017

Aromatic Citrus Roast Chicken

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published March 30, 2017

Margi’s Tu B’Shevat Granola Morsels

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published January 1, 2016

Broiled Salmon with Pomegranate Glaze

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published January 1, 2016

Pomegranate Jam

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published January 1, 2016

Barley and Pomegranate Salad

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published January 1, 2016

Chilled Herb Yogurt Soup

BY MARGI LENGA KAHN
Published January 1, 2016

Margi’s Beet Salad

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published January 1, 2016

Rosh Hashanah Couscous with Chicken and Vegetables

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published January 1, 2016
Sfratti

Sfratti Recipe

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published January 1, 2016
Date-stuffed challah

Date Filled New Year’s Challah (Parve) Recipe

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published January 1, 2016

Caramelized Apple and Current Kugel

BY MARGI LENGA KAHN
Published January 1, 2016

Chopped Herring and Apple Salad

BY MARGI LENGA KAHN
Published January 1, 2016

Margi’s Favorite Smoothie Combinations

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published January 1, 2016

My Son Josh’s Smoothie

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published January 1, 2016

My Daughter Hanna’s Smoothie

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published January 1, 2016

Brisket Braised In Coffee Ancho Chile Sauce

By MARGI LENGA KAHN
Published January 1, 2016

Roasted Vegetable Tart

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published January 1, 2016

Yogurt Mousse with Blueberry Compote

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published January 1, 2016

Na’ama’s Fattoush Salad

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published January 1, 2016

Spinach Salad with Mango Vinaigrette

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published January 1, 2016

Spinach-Garlic Dip

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published January 1, 2016

The Famous Spinach Balls with Mustard Dipping Sauce

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published January 1, 2016

Berry Buckle Recipe

BY MARGI LENGA KAHN
Published January 1, 2016

Olive-Caper Relish

BY MARGI LENGA KAHN
Published January 1, 2016

Grilled Vegetables

BY MARGI LENGA KAHN
Published January 1, 2016

Sweet and Spicy Vinaigrette

BY MARGI LENGA KAHN
Published January 1, 2016

Charmoula Sauce

BY MARGI LENGA KAHN
Published January 1, 2016

Soy-Ginger Vinaigrette

BY MARGI LENGA KAHN
Published January 1, 2016

Spinach-Arugula Walnut Pesto Sauce

BY MARGI LENGA KAHN
Published January 1, 2016

Matzo Bark

BY MARGI LENGA KAHN
Published January 1, 2016

Dean & Deluca’s Matzo Balls

BY MARGI LENGA KAHN
Published January 1, 2016

Manny’s Matzo Balls (Knaidlach)

BY MARGI LENGA KAHN
Published January 1, 2016

Venetian Pesce in Carpione

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published January 1, 2016
Spiced honey cake

Spiced Honey Cake

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published September 10, 2015

Short-Crust Plum Kuchen

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published August 19, 2015

Coconut-Curry Cauliflower Mash

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published March 26, 2015

Roasted Asparagus with Cherry Tomatoes and Basil Oil

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published March 26, 2015

Queen Esther’s Buttery Crowns

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published February 25, 2015

Tu B’Shevat Seven Species Muffins

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published January 28, 2015

Winter Borscht

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published January 21, 2015

Basic Black Friday Hash

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published November 19, 2014

Fall Apple Galette

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published October 9, 2014

Spinach and Swiss Chard Ricotta Galette

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published October 9, 2014

Bulgur and Butternut Squash Galette

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published October 9, 2014

Perfect Pastry Crust

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published October 9, 2014

Apple and Cranberry-Orange Kugel

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published September 28, 2014

Mediterranean Cured Salmon

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published September 28, 2014

Tayglach

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published September 10, 2014

Carrot, Apple, and Almond Kugel

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published April 10, 2014

Fresh Fruit Passover Crisp

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published April 10, 2014

Crisp Passover Fish Cakes

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published April 10, 2014

Almond-Coconut Hamantaschen

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published March 5, 2014

Margi’s Tu B’Shevat Granola Morsels

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published January 2, 2014

Wheat Berry Salad

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published May 8, 2013

Berry Luscious Wheat Berry Dessert

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published May 8, 2013

Cracked Wheat and Vegetable Casserole

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published May 8, 2013

Broiled Salmon with Pomegranate Glaze

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published January 16, 2013

Pomegranate Jam

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published January 16, 2013

Apricot-Toasted Pecan Rugelach

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published September 19, 2012

Baked Orzo and Vegetable Casserole

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published September 19, 2012

Chopped Herring and Apple Salad

BY MARGI LENGA KAHN
Published September 19, 2012

Caramelized Apple and Current Kugel

BY MARGI LENGA KAHN
Published September 19, 2012

Chilled Herb Yogurt Soup

BY MARGI LENGA KAHN
Published September 19, 2012

Israeli Market Salad

BY MARGI LENGA KAHN
Published September 19, 2012

Venetian Pesce in Carpione

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published April 4, 2012
Organic growing

Putting down roots

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published October 12, 2010

Ann Lenga’s Hollipshes (Stuffed Cabbage in Sweet and Sour Sauce)

BY MARGI LENGA KAHN
Published September 22, 2010

My Daughter Kayla’s Brussels Sprout Hash

By Margi Lenga Kahn
Published September 1, 2010

Olive-Caper Relish

BY MARGI LENGA KAHN
Published August 12, 2010

Grilled Vegetables

BY MARGI LENGA KAHN
Published August 12, 2010

Sweet and Spicy Vinaigrette

BY MARGI LENGA KAHN
Published August 12, 2010

Charmoula Sauce

BY MARGI LENGA KAHN
Published August 12, 2010

Soy-Ginger Vinaigrette

BY MARGI LENGA KAHN
Published August 12, 2010

Spinach-Arugula Walnut Pesto Sauce

BY MARGI LENGA KAHN
Published August 12, 2010

Berry Buckle recipe

BY MARGI LENGA KAHN
Published June 23, 2010
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