KFWE 2015 Kosher Food and Wine Experience

What a fabulous food extravaganza KFWE was, last night at the Metropolitan Pavilion! Oblivious to the fact that I was not a growing girl any more (unless you threw in width, not just length), I had been “sampling” all the delectable offerings…

Duck Tale: No Duck Parts Left Behind. Cooking and Recipe Tips

All Duck parts are a great investment, not just the familiar duck parts used in classic dishes found on the menu of good restaurants, such as Duck a l'Orange, Duck Confit, seared Duck Breast. We rarely bother with duck and all duck parts,…

Haboydem: Jerusalem Attic with Hip Clothing, a Vision and a Mission

Enjoy the pictures! https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.937171919668008.1073741873.213383695380171&type=1 With Haboydem (whimsical Yiddish for "Attic") Second Hand Clothing Store, right around the corner from Kanyon Hadar, a trendy…
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Mastering the Food Processor. Health Salad Recipe

The food processor is the single kitchen appliance I couldn't live without. I honestly think I am not exaggerating when I say I caused a few thousand people to buy a food processor. My mother loves to joke that I would never have gotten married…
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Misleading Food Labels. The Food Industry: Friend or Foe?

Food labels often look like the latest literary genre I get into occasional tiffs about my undisguised contempt of many food labels put out daily by the food industry.  The gist of the blame aimed at me by a few readers is, if I really cared,…
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My Latest Cooking Demonstration: Chabad Atlanta. Photos and Recipes

Enjoy the pictures and the recipes of our Cooking Demonstration, last week at Chabad Atlanta https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.896280337090500.1073741872.213383695380171&type=1 Our Cooking Demonstration in Atlanta was so much fun!…

My Thanksgiving Menu and Recipes 2014

Sign of the times..... Enjoy the Pictures of all the dishes! https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.890040087714525.1073741870.213383695380171&type=3&uploaded=1 Yesterday's Thanksgiving Menu was a real triumph. Haha, don't go…

Decadent Vegan Gluten Free Baking. Cara Reed. Book Review

Bravo to Cara Reed for the recent publication of her book, Decadent Gluten Free Vegan Baking. I would feel much better starting with the kinks in the book, and get them out of the way, so we can move on to the good stuff. - Cara's blog, Fork…

Favorite Shabbos Recipes: My Latest Children-Friendly Feast

Enjoy the pictures of all the dishes  We all have no end of Shabbos recipes to show off, but when you have lots of kids coming for Shabbos, the question narrows down to, what Shabbos recipes are the most children-friendly? Of course, no need…

Artisan Gluten-Free Bread in 5 Minutes a Day. Zoe Francois and Jeff Hertzberg. Book Review

Another gorgeous artisan bread book by Zoe Francois and Jeff Hertzberg, hot off the press.  Their artisan No Knead bread gamut is constantly expanding, this time to include Gluten-Free no knead bread. I was so excited when I received my advance…

OATrageous Oatmeals. Kathy Hester. Book Review

http://www.amazon.com/OATrageous-Oatmeals-Surprising-Plant-Based-Heart-Healthy/dp/1624140742 Bravo to Kathy Hester for her delightful new Cookbook OATrageous Oatmeals. The title alone is a great promise, a promise Kathy Hester keeps throughout…

Taste of Beirut. Joumana Accad. Book Review

http://www.amazon.com/Taste-Beirut-Delicious-Lebanese-Contemporary/dp/0757317707 After regaling us these past several years with her blog, Taste of Beirut, Joumana Accad has recently published a cookbook of her favorite native Lebanese dishes…