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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 […]

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The Seasonal Jewish Kitchen Cookbook. Amelia Saltsman. My Review

Order Your Copy on Amazon Today! Well priced too! Amelia Saltsman’s new Cookbook, the Seasonal Jewish Kitchen, is nothing short of magnificent. Heaven Help me I just fell in love with it! If there were (of course there were, often for good reason!) any lingering biases about Jewish Food being stodgy, sappy or heavy-handed, they […]