mediterranean diet cookbook

The Ultimate Mediterranean Diet Cookbook. Amy Riolo. My Review

The Ultimate Mediterranean Diet Cookbook. Congratulations to Amy Riolo for her beautiful New Book! With her radiant healthy good looks, Amy looks like a walking billboard for the subject she has devoted her book to. We grew up in Morocco,…
kosher food wine experience

Kosher Food Wine Experience 2015

Kosher Food Wine Experience: What a fabulous food extravaganza KFWE was, last night at the Metropolitan Pavilion! Oblivious to the fact that I was not a growing girl any more (unless you threw in width, not just length), I had been “sampling”…
Haboydem

Haboydem: Hip Clothing, a Vision and a Mission

Haboydem: Enjoy the pictures! https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.937171919668008.1073741873.213383695380171&type=1 Haboydem (whimsical Yiddish for "Attic") is a Second Hand Clothing Store, right around the corner from Kanyon Hadar,…
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Mastering the Food Processor. With Recipes

The food processor is the single kitchen appliance I couldn't live without. I honestly think I am not exaggerating when I say I caused a few thousand people to buy one. My mother loves to joke that I would never have gotten married if the food…
food labels
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Misleading Food Labels and The Food Industry

Food labels often look like the latest literary genre I get into occasional tiffs about my undisguised contempt of many food labels put out daily by the food industry.  The gist of the blame aimed at me by a few readers is, if I really cared,…
gluten free baking

Decadent Vegan Gluten Free Baking. Cara Reed. Book Review

Gluten-Free Baking. AND Vegan! Bravo to Cara Reed for the recent publication of her book, Decadent Vegan Gluten Free Baking. I would feel much better starting with the kinks in the book, and get them out of the way, so we can move on to…
Zoe Francois

Gluten-Free Bread. Zoe Francois and Jeff Hertzberg. Book Review

Zoe Francois keeps those hot loaves coming! Another gorgeous artisan bread book by Zoe Francois and Jeff Hertzberg, hot off the press.  Their artisan No Knead bread gamut is constantly expanding, this time to include Gluten-Free no knead bread.…
Kathy Hester

OATrageous Oatmeals. Kathy Hester. Book Review

http://www.amazon.com/OATrageous-Oatmeals-Surprising-Plant-Based-Heart-Healthy/dp/1624140742 Bravo to Kathy Hester for her delightful new Cookbook OATrageous Oatmeals. Oats are one of my favorite foods. The title alone is a great promise,…
joumana Accad

Taste of Beirut. Joumana Accad. Book Review

Joumana Accad's Cookbook: http://www.amazon.com/Taste-Beirut-Delicious-Lebanese-Contemporary/dp/0757317707 After regaling us these past several years with her blog, Taste of Beirut, Joumana Accad has recently published a cookbook of her favorite…
hungarian kosher recipes

Food, Family and Tradition. Hungarian Kosher Recipes. My Book Review

Hungarian Kosher Recipes. Well done by Lynn Kirsche Shapiro Gee thanks  Sammy's Romanian, dubbed Heartburn City, for serving Treif  Shmaltz all these years, right in the Lower East Side, the original American scene of the religious Jewish…
vegan chocolate chips

California Gourmet Vegan Chocolate Chips Are Here!

Vegan Chocolate Chips! Yay, Finally! Trader Joe recently caused an uproar both in the Kosher Community and the Dairy-Intolerant Community by switching their chocolate chips from Pareve to dairy. When I wrote about the Gastronomic Uproar at…
vegan smoothies

365 Vegan Smoothies Book Review

 365 Vegan Smoothies: Kudos to Kathy Patalsky for her beautiful new book! I suspect the 365 allusion is fully intentional, and expresses you would do well with a smoothie a day, a different smoothie every day of the year. How exciting is…