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Our Trip to Jerusalem Before the Snow: Restaurants and Beyond

Trip to Jerusalem with our tour guide, Gidi Kelman, and his beautiful family Enjoy the pictures! http://on.fb.me/1oxZg0B We came back exhausted but delighted from our trip to Jerusalem, the last three days of sleet, hail, diluvial rains…
shabbos

Quick Shabbos Cooking. Menu and Recipes

Quick Shabbos Cooking! I'm all ears! Making Healthy Shabbos food in a Jiffy: That's what I love. This whole past week was taken up at my apartment with emergency repairs, and the first time I had full access to my kitchen was Thursday night.…

My Youngest and Cutest Fan: My Muffins are Working:-)

Is she my cutest fan or what? How young - and how adorable - can a fan of my desserts be? All the way from the Holy Land. Take a look: accompanied by the loveliest note written by Mommy, which I am sharing below: What Nachas! Most important…
Rinku Bhattacharya

The Bengali Five Spice Chronicle: Rinku Bhattacharya.

Rinku Bhattacharya's cookbook is Beautiful! Reading - yes, reading, that's how intriguing and exciting it is - Rinku Bhattacharya's cookbook, The Bengali Five Spice Chronicle is to me the next best thing to a stroll through, say, Machane Yehuda,…
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Latkas Worldwide Recipes! Gluten Free Friendly

Potato Latkas is Chanukkah Magic: Make the most of it! In this post you will find everything there is to know about potato latkas and fritters from the world over, plus tips on how to fry latkas and other fritters safely and effectively. Scroll…
Kosherfest 2012

Kosherfest 2012 Standout New Products

Kosherfest 2012 was great fun this year! I and quite a few others marveled at how the staff at Kosherfest 2012 pulled off the whole show with their hands often tied behind their backs, so soon after Hurricane Sandy, which crippled many warehouses…
Mahia
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Mahia (Eau de Vie) Nahmias et Fils.

Mahia Nahmias et Fils: Drink - and eat - to your health! I recently had the pleasure of meeting Dorit and David Nahmias, distillers extraordinaire, of Mahia and Rye Whisky at Nahmias et Fils: their Mahia is fabulous! It doesn't hurt one bit…
Kosher by Design Cooking coach

Kosher by Design Cooking Coach: Susie Fishbein

Kosher by Design Cooking Coach The only thing that would be more delicious than admiring Susie Fishbein's latest cookbook 'Kosher by Design Cooking Coach' with its lavish display of gorgeous pictures would be to roll up your sleeves, open the…
plums
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The Delicious World of Plums. Recipes

Plums, plums, plums! I get my fill of plums every summer while they are plentiful and linger until late October. Early November, and they are still there: Bring some plums home while they last! The variety of plums I love is the long, dark,…
Hurricane sandy

Hurricane Sandy: Bunking in Style

Hurricane Sandy! We always tell ourselves, as soon as we can set aside a couple days, we will put order in those photo albums, match - or dispose of - those missing socks, write our friends, make play dates. Like so many others, I have finally…
French-LevanaCooks

French Language: French Speaking Friends Only!

French Language: dreamy but complicated And like every language, it borrows from the animal kingdom to describe actions, feelings and character traits: shrewd as a weasle, foxy lady, stubborn as a mule, gay as a pinson, sing like a canary,…

Lidia's Favorite Recipes. Lidia Bastianich. Book Review

Lidia Bastianich's latest book I recently received Lidia Bastianich's latest Cookbook, Lidia's Favorite Recipes, which her publishers sent me for review. Lidia's cooking show has always been one of the very few cooking shows I actually enjoy…