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Bison and Bourbon Restaurant. Quality Frozen Foods

My professional fellow trailblazer and contemporary, Menachem Lubinsky of Lubicom. This past Monday night we went to the soft opening of Bison and Bourbon Restaurant, spectacular new Kosher digs in Gowanus Brooklyn. Hosted by Quality Frozen Foods,…

Pereg: A Taste of Home

A couple years ago I let several containers of Pereg salad and rice toppings I had received as a gift languish and go to waste, because they didn't have clear ingredient listings, let alone instructions for use. Feel free to call me obsessive…
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Kosherfeast and Kosherfest 2015

Kosherfest 2015, and the Kosherfeast Dinner that kicked it off, were loads of fun. This year's Kosherfeast dinner was a meaningful Tikkun for the one which took place two years ago at the now-extinct J-Soho Restaurant (a mortifying debacle,…
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New: BenZ Imported Chalav Israel Cheeses. My Cheese Feast Menu and Recipes

Please forgive my lowtech graphics: This gives you the information, and that does the trick! As promised, here is a list of prices of the wonderful imported Chalav Israel Cheeses BenZ's Store  started carrying. Excellent selection at excellent…

New All Natural Fresh Dress Salad Dressing Line. My Product Review

Fresh Dress Salad Dressing Line. Photo Courtesy Hudi Greenberger Fresh Dress Salad Dressing is Chani (Hannah) Erdvin Bronstein's baby. Chani was really inspired when she called her new Natural Salad Dressing Line Fresh Dress. The brand name…

KFWE 2015 Kosher Food and 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” all the delectable offerings…

Haboydem: Jerusalem Attic with Hip Clothing, a Vision and a Mission

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

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 a food processor. My mother loves to joke that I would never have gotten married…
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Misleading Food Labels. The Food Industry: Friend or Foe?

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,…

Maia: New and Best Greek Yogurt. My Product Review

In a memorable scene of the movie As Good As It Gets, bigoted, homophobic, irascible pet-fiend Jack Nicholson is actually seen crying about a neighbor's dog he had previously stuffed into a trash chute and who was pulled out miraculously, saying…

California Gourmet Vegan Chocolate Chips Are Here!

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 Trader Joe’s , I positively clamored…
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Pessach 2014 in Brewster Mass Review

With Bruce Backman, Guest Feige Benshimon and her baby. 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 copy and paste…