wedding lunch

The Perfect Wedding Lunch. Menu and Recipes

Wedding lunch for Thirty guests Last week I cooked for a Dairy Wedding Lunch, a very small (just thirty guests), intimate and fabulous wedding lunch, and by all accounts it was wonderful. The compliments I received were all the more meaningful…
reinventing meals

Reinventing Meals. Two Leftover Parties

Reinventing meals: Nobody has immortalized the wonderful mystique born of  more brilliantly and with more wit than Calvin Trillin: “The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for thirty years she served the family nothing but…

Jewish Soul Food Book. Carol Ungar. My Book Review

http://amzn.to/1OUypH6 Congrats to Carol Ungar for her delightful just-published book, Jewish Soul Food. Carol meant her book title quite literally, as the book delivers, just as promised, all the Jewish Soul Food you can fit in your body…
cleanse recipes

Post Passover and Beyond: Cleanse Recipes

Cleanse Recipes are not only good for you, but they are delicious and filling. Detox at its most exciting and its most delicious. I whip out my cleanse recipes quite often, often for no reason at all, just because I love a good break in…

What Pots Brand Should I Buy? The Skinny on Pots

What pots brand should I buy? That is the question I am always asked at my cooking demos. Ages ago, my mother in law bought me a set of Farberware pots and pans for my shower, commenting they had served her right in all her lean years, and…

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 parts

Duck Tale: Duck Parts Cooking Tips

All Duck parts are a great investment: Not a single smidgen of the duck will be left behind. All duck parts do their own magic! Not just the familiar duck parts used in classic dishes found on the menu of good restaurants, such as Duck a…

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. With Recipes

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 one. My mother loves to joke that I would never have gotten married if the food…
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Misleading Food Labels and The Food Industry

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…
Thanksgiving menu

My Thanksgiving Menu and Recipes 2014

Thanksgiving Menu: 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.…