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Kosher by Design Brings it Home. Susie Fishbein Cookbook. My Review.

Treat yourself and a friend to a copy. Passover is around the corner. Just sayin’! http://amzn.to/1OWScVt Cooking by Design Brings it Home is Susie Fishbein’s latest beautiful cookbook. Congrats and much success! When Susie Fishbein says she Brings it Home, I don’t take it to mean, Heaven Forbid, that she is retiring from the cooking scene. […]

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Zahav Cookbook by Michael Solomonov. My Book Review

Treat yourself to a copy. Well priced too! Congratulations and Kudos to Michael Solomonov for his delightful just-published Zahav Cookbook, named after his eponymous Restaurant. Michael’s sterling reputation as a multi-restaurant owner in Philadelphia precedes the book by several popular venues. Zahav Cookbook is so beautiful, simple and straightforward I have already gifted it to myself, my […]

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Pereg: A Taste of Home

A couple years ago I let several containers of Pereg salad and rice toppings I had received as a gift languish and go to waste, because they didn’t have clear ingredient listings, let alone instructions for use. Feel free to call me obsessive compulsive type A food shopper, but I couldn’t get near an uncharted food […]

Kosherfeast and Kosherfest 2015

Kosherfest 2015, and the Kosherfeast Dinner that kicked it off, were loads of fun. This year’s Kosherfeast dinner was a meaningful Tikkun for the one which took place two years ago at the now-extinct J-Soho Restaurant (a mortifying debacle, followed by their closing down for good just a few days later. Thank Gd for small blessings!) and the […]

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My Fat Dad. Dawn Lerman. My Book Review

Treat yourself and a dear friend to a copy today! Congrats to Dawn Lerman for her wonderful new book, My Fat Dad. Everything about My Fat Dad is delicious, poignant and irresistible: Dawn’s frank and evocative style, her inner child’s voice at every life stage of her narration, her stubborn refusal to get caught on […]