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More Good Chocolate, Mom, Please!

Recently I mentioned to my daughter Bella I was going to Montreal soon for a demo, and she said with great urgency: “Mommy, whatever you do, make sure you go back to the store where we had those heavenly good chocolate danishes. You just can’t go to Montreal without having one!” We had that danish […]

Upcoming Cooking demo in NYC: Glorious Tajines. Gluten-Free

The appeal of Moroccan food is universal. The aromas and flavors of the dishes do their magic every bit as much as the simplicity of their preparation. There’s just one more secret: What we call somewhat dismissively “side dishes” and which gets shuffled around on our dinner plate simply doesn’t exist in our cuisine. Vegetables […]

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Royally Annoying Review on Royal Challah Silicone Mold

This challah silicone mold, which was created to obediently take on a beautiful braid’s shape for dutiful but less-than-dexterous bakers, elicited many comments, a few of them of a gastronomic nature, most of them of a reconstructive-surgery nature (vaguely reminding one as it does of some enhancement plan…), and just one of them of a […]

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Kosherfest 2011!

Would it make me sound like a dinosaur if I said I remember early Kosherfest shows taking place, ages ago, with flocks of young mothers pushing strollers and turning the show into a giant lunch break in an industrial playground? Then the show moved to Javitz Center sans strollers, then to its current location in […]

Upcoming Cooking Demo in NYC: Monday November 14th: Thanksgiving Feast

Fabulous dinner, and all simple and healthy: No, I never lose my head and forget what’s good for you, even on splurging days. You will love my latest frozen dessert creation (check it out: It’s in my latest cookbook!) I’ll be demonstrating: Corn tomato chowder with mock shrimp Maple-roasted turkey with apples and parsnips Baby […]