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My Latest Weekday Dinner Menu with Recipes

I was told the dinner we hosted at our home in honor of some guests in town from Israel this past Monday was totally ridiculous (love the new slang word!). Because it was a weekday, I looked to distance myself from "Shabbos food", plus we needed…
Mason and Mugs NYC

Exciting New Kosher Digs. Mason and Mug Restaurant

Exciting New Kosher Digs. Mason and Mugs Restaurant in Prospect Heights New York:  http://on.fb.me/1gtqIw8 Mason and Mug is where I go for a perfect Umami pick-me-up. Frankly I am feeling slightly impatient about the bewildering proliferation…

Our Visit to Mexikosher LA Restaurant Review

With Talented Chef Katsuji Tanabe Let me start by saying the food at Mexikosher is fresh, delicious and plentiful, the chef is talented, the price is right, and everyone working there is helpful and nice. The reason I am posting this is to…

Easy as Vegan Pie. Hannah Kaminsky. Book Review

http://www.amazon.com/Easy-Vegan-Pie-One-Kind/dp/1626361029 Easy as Vegan Pie is Hannah Kaminsky's fifth book. Hannah is one hard working and multitalented woman, and we are lucky to get the fruits of her talents so regularly. She works hard…
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Low Carb Diet: Thoughts, Menus and Recipes

Low Carb Diet, even with High-Carb Cravings Low Carb Diet = austerity and the end of the high-carb good times. Right? Wrong! please read on: you may remain on your newfound High Fat Low Carb diet, and never look back! When my son Maimon…
The Holiday Kosher Baker, by Paula Shoyer. Cookbook Review

The Holiday Kosher Baker, by Paula Shoyer. Cookbook Review

The Holiday Kosher Baker, by Paula Shoyer. Cookbook Review  http://amzn.to/1gttRw5 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…
My Latest Party Menu Ideas

My Latest Party Menu Ideas

My Latest 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…
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,…
Special Diet needs
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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 Apples: Great Apple Recipes for a Great New Year

Wishing You All a  Wonderful Happy Healthy Delicious Fun Prosperous Productive Peaceful New Year! I'm saying it with Apples. The following Apple Recipes are my Rosh Hashanah gift to everyone, beside of course my Complete Holiday Menu File…

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…