Kosher Fruit Concentrates

I recently called the Star-K to ask if we could use fruit concentrates without a kosher sign, and they explain that although technically it would be OK, we do need a kosher sign as the processing plant might also be processing grape products, which do need a reliable hechsher.  So the answer ended up being […]

Monday June 21st Cooking demo: Chilled Summer Treats

In my catering days I used to prepare cold wedding banquets, and they were just as unforgettable as their hot counterparts. How can you miss with such intense and assertive flavors? This menu is gluten-free to boot! I will be demonstrating: Iced red and yellow pepper soup Moroccan dry rub roast chicken Minted wild rice […]


A Lovely Thing Happened on the Way to Birdland

First read this email I sent to the ticket office, it will tell the first part of the story: I am so sorry I made a very stupid – but a very honest – mistake. Next week is my daughter’s birthday and my gift to her was Birdland-and-dinner. I realized just a little while ago I booked […]

Tuesday, June 15th Cooking Demo: Father’s Day: The Good Junk

No you needn’t kiss your favorites goodbye! You can enjoy your fast food as hearty as you like it, and right at home. So what’s the secret? None other than starting out with lean choices, cooking from scratch, and making it yourself in minutes.  Impress Dad with these recipes on Father’s Day or any day! […]


Honor your Mother the Gluten-Free Way! Gluten-Free Pizza Recipe

What an adventure it was, trying Gluten-free Pizza on my son Yakov! Yakov is the poster child for the meat-and-potato-and-lots-of-ketchup diet. When he was little, his biggest compliment regarding my food was, “Delicious beans, Mommy. Almost as good as the baked beans from Eagle Day Camp.” (I couldn’t resist asking them for their recipe, and […]