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…
Pessach

Pessach 2014 in Brewster Mass Review

Pessach in Brewster with Bruce Backman: Best program away from home!  I almost spelled Brewster Bruce-Ter,  inspired by one of our children's quips. We Bruced him all day long, so the vamped-up spelling would be quite apt. For more pictures…
Indian Flavors

Rinku Bhattacharya Indian Flavors. Book Review

Indian Flavors Magic! Spices and Seasons. Simple, Sustainable Indian Flavors Rinku Bhattacharya's much-anticipated beautiful new book, will be hitting the shelves in May. Spices and Seasons. Simple, Sustainable Indian Flavors. It lives…
no knead bread

No Knead Bread Book. Zoe Francois and Jeff Hertzberg. Book Review

No Knead Bread in 5 Minutes a Day. Zoe Francois and Jeff Hertzberg:  http://amzn.to/1of8SgA I have a good problem with Zoe François: I don't mind her radiant smile and her luminous curls. I don't even mind that she is always photographed…
Mason and Mug

Mason and Mug Restaurant: Exciting New Kosher Digs.

 Mason and Mug Restaurant in Prospect Heights New York:  http://on.fb.me/1gtqIw8  Frankly I am feeling slightly impatient about the bewildering proliferation of oversized overpriced overrated over-everything Kosher steakhouses. I know this…
mexikosher

Visit to Mexikosher LA Restaurant Review

Mexikosher: 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…
easy as vegan pie

Easy as Vegan Pie. Hannah Kaminsky. Book Review

Easy as Vegan Pie: Hannah Kaminsky did it again! 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 to make…
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…