Easy Baked Kibbeh Recipe

Kibbeh is a Middle Eastern meat pie, a great favorite that has been adopted around the world.  Traditionally, the little torpedo-shaped kibbeh are balls of dough marked with a finger-shaped indentation, filled and tightly pinched into a point, and fried. The baked kibbeh is assembled like a shepherd pie (Dough, filling, dough), then cut in […]


Our Seudat Hodaa. Menu, Recipes and Product Plugs

Enjoy the pictures of our food and our guests at our Seudat Hodaa on Facebook. This week we hosted Seudat Hodaa for my husband’s… not recovery exactly, but for our New Normal: Yom Yom. His health crisis is multiple myeloma, a rare and treacherous form of cancer, and while it is not curable, it has […]

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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’! 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. […]


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 […]


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 […]