summer feast

My Latest Summer Feast: Menu and Recipes

 Summer Feast for  30 Guests Every year I host a Summer Feast for a few wonderful lady friends at my home. Ladies who lunch: I highly recommend! Mine is a wonderful group of about thirty amazingly generous, creative and accomplished…
vegan chocolate chips

California Gourmet Vegan Chocolate Chips Are Here!

Vegan Chocolate Chips! Yay, Finally! Trader Joe recently caused an uproar both in the Kosher Community and the Dairy-Intolerant Community by switching their chocolate chips from Pareve to dairy. When I wrote about the Gastronomic Uproar at…
vegan smoothies

365 Vegan Smoothies Book Review

 365 Vegan Smoothies: Kudos to Kathy Patalsky for her beautiful new book! I suspect the 365 allusion is fully intentional, and expresses you would do well with a smoothie a day, a different smoothie every day of the year. How exciting is…
bubbie

I Remember Bubbie: Her First Yartzheit

Bubbie: It’s been just a year since my husband Maurice’s mother Fanya - passed away. Bubbie was Fan for her four boys, Maurice, Avrum, Sol and Sam, the ultimate Em Habanim (sons’ mother). My sisters and I gave her name an affectionate old-fashioned Sephardi…