holiday kosher baker

The Holiday Kosher Baker, by Paula Shoyer. Cookbook Review

The Holiday Kosher Baker, by Paula Shoyer. Cookbook Review My copy of Paula's gorgeous new cookbook arrived a couple days ago. All I can say is, thank Goodness that admiring pictures of her fabulous desserts and reading about them is somehow…
My Latest Party Menu Ideas

My Latest Party Menu Ideas and Recipes

Party Menu Ideas: This past Shabbos Lunch, the day after Simchat Torah. No meat in sight, all vegetarian and fish dishes. When I described the menu to our guests before they dug in, I could plainly see they were delighted to get a break from…
Our Chol Hamoed Sukkot Bash. Complete Menu and Recipes

Our Chol Hamoed Sukkot Bash. Complete Menu and Recipes

 Some of the kids grew a little! Here's Mordy, left, carrying a huge pot of soup with Yissur Our Chol Hamoed Sukkot family bash is an old tradition. We host it at  the capacious Sukkah of  Chabad West Side, occupying a good chunk of it,…
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Un-MET Special Diet Needs: Day at the Museum

Special Diet Needs: Yikes! The following story concerns (not) accommodating all people with special diet needs, and as importantly, is about customer service. The following thread, with the added compelling New Yorker Magazine  cartoon above,…
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Say it with Apple Recipes for a Great New Year

Apple Recipes: What better way to express it? Wishing You All a  Wonderful Happy Healthy Delicious Fun Prosperous Productive Peaceful New Year! The following Apple Recipes are my Rosh Hashanah gift to everyone, beside of course my Complete…

Restaurant Review: Grill 212 - No Frills, No Tricks, All Flavor.

Grill 212  - view more picture! http://on.fb.me/1t3qlc2 Grill 212 just gave me a chance to enjoy the BEST Yemenite Soup! The first time I stumbled upon this tiny spot on Manhattan's Upper West Side was the day of its first birthday celebration;…
Our Latest Feast at Nobo Teaneck - restaurant review

Our Latest Feast at Nobo Teaneck

Our Latest Feast at Nobo Teaneck (pictures of the dishes), http://on.fb.me/1t3qXOS Although I admit everything tastes better in the company of dear friends, especially on a glorious day where you can dine alfresco, I must tell you dining at…
The Children Real Food Revolution has Begun
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The Children Real Food Revolution

The Children Real Food Revolution Has Begun! And I Started it! Summer Camp Menu and Recipes! Enjoy our pictures! http://on.fb.me/1t3s01h My summer was off to a very poor start this year, with some emergency repairs in my apartment which…

Our Demo at Cheder Chabad Monsey: Menu and Recipes

At the lovely home of Chana and Chaim Grey Enjoy the pictures! http://on.fb.me/1t3shS0 Enjoy this Youtube trailer of our demo http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FTevz9fjkBU Thank you COLLIVE.com for sharing the story! http://collive.com/show_news.rtx?id=26371&hl=levana+kirschenbaum So…
New Menu at Pardes Restaurant: Graze Till You Drop!

New Menu at Pardes Restaurant: Graze Till You Drop!

New Menu at Pardes Restaurant: Graze Till You Drop! http://on.fb.me/1t3x2Ls I congratulate myself for my choice of a restaurant when it came to celebrating my daughter Bella's birthday en tete-a-tete a couple days ago: Pardes. What a feast!…
My Latest Shabbos Menu: Cool and Playful Summer Recipes

My Latest Shabbat Menu: Cool and Playful Summer Recipes

My Latest Shabbat Menu: Cool and Playful Summer Recipes: On impossibly hot days, rather than make up a menu and try to stick to it, I decide to look around me, and let the produce displays surprise me and inform my menu. Since going this route…

School Lunch: Dearest Little Musia, You've Got Mail!

A few months ago, my granddaughter Musia sent a letter to the Mayor's Office, pouring her heart out about the deplorable state of the School Lunch Programs, and sent her letter with a petition signed by all the girls in her school. Her idea…