Tu BiShvat Challenge: Mergez Stuffed Dates Wrapped in Beef Bacon

Bacon Wrapped Dates

This coming Monday is Tu BiShvat, the Rosh Hashanah (New Years) for trees. Sort of an Abrahamic Arbor Day. Rachel has challenged me to come up with a date based recipe in honor of  Tu BiShvat.There is a custom to eat fruits from the Shiv’at HaMinim, the seven special species that Israel is known for … [Read more…]

Chocolate Avocado Pudding

Chocolate Avocado Pudding

Let’s do a little experiment.  Can I get your attention with just one word?  How about CHOCOLATE!  See, didn’t that do the trick? 🙂 Okay, let’s get down to some chocolate business here. Let’s talk about chocolate avocado pudding.  I know…it sounds bizarre.  But trust me, something magical happens when take ripe, creamy avocados and … [Read more…]