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Category Archives: Stories

A Lovely Thing Happened on the Way to Birdland

Posted on 14th of June, 2010 by Lévana

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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...
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Filed under: Birdland, Good Service, Nice Stories, Stories

Honor your Mother the Gluten-Free Way

Posted on 3rd of June, 2010 by Lévana

My son 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 they graciously shared it with...
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Filed under: Food Stories, Gluten Free Recipes, Gluten-Free Pizza Recipes, Kosher Food, Kosher Natural Foods, Natural Foods Recipes, Pizza Recipes, Stories, Vegetarian Recipes

Caterer, Meet The Mother of the Bride!

Posted on 14th of April, 2010 by Lévana

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I was a caterer many years,  and catered countless simchas.  When my time came to plan for my children’s wedding and be a plain-clothes customer, Mother of the Bride, I had a “choice” between striking fear in the hearts of those caterers and bullying them around, and writing up for...
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Filed under: Catering Tips, Dealing with caterers, Mother of the Bride, Stories

Planning the Perfect Passover Seder Menu: Complete with Recipes. Non-Gebroks

Posted on 20th of March, 2010 by Lévana

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If you would like to start with my induction  Boot Camp Course to Passover, read my Passover Kitchen Diaries: Anatomy of a Week in the Home Kitchen Trenches. I grew up in a very modest household, but I remember fabulous food at every meal at my home, especially on Pessach....
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