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High Carb Cravings on Low Carb Diet

Low Carb Diet Suggestions, Menus and Recipes When my son Maimon was a teenage schoolboy, he told his father: “Tati, you know what I heard old age is? That’s when your broad mind and narrow waist switch places”. Not missing a beat, my husband snapped right back at him that his mind was broader than […]

The Holiday Kosher Baker, by Paula Shoyer. Cookbook Review

The Holiday Kosher Baker, by Paula Shoyer. Cookbook Review

The Holiday Kosher Baker, by Paula Shoyer. Cookbook Review  http://amzn.to/1gttRw5 My copy of Paula’s gorgeous new cookbook arrived a couple days ago. All I can say is, thank Goodness that admiring pictures of her fabulous desserts and reading about them is somehow not enough to get you in trouble. You’d have to, you know, eat them! […]

My Latest Party Menu Ideas

My Latest Party Menu Ideas

My Latest Party Menu Ideas: This past Shabbos Lunch, the day after Simchat Torah. No meat in sight, all vegetarian and fish dishes. When I described the menu to our guests before they dug in, I could plainly see they were delighted to get a break from meat dishes after a full month of formal […]

Our Chol Hamoed Sukkot Bash. Complete Menu and Recipes

Our Chol Hamoed Sukkot Bash. Complete Menu and Recipes

 Some of the kids grew a little! Here’s Mordy, left, carrying a huge pot of soup with Yissur Our Chol Hamoed Sukkot family bash is an old tradition. We host it at  the capacious Sukkah of  Chabad West Side, occupying a good chunk of it, to accommodate our extended family of children, nephews and nieces […]

Special Diet needs

Un-MET Special Diet Needs: Day at the Museum

Special Diet Needs: Yikes! The following story concerns (not) accommodating all people with special diet needs, and as importantly, is about customer service. The following thread, with the added compelling New Yorker Magazine  cartoon above, will tell the whole story of my recent (and only: Love the Met) misadventure at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. […]