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Seudat Hodaa
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Our Seudat Hodaa. Menu, Recipes and Product Plugs

Enjoy the pictures of our food and our guests at our Seudat Hodaa on Facebook. This week we hosted Seudat Hodaa for my husband's... not recovery exactly, but for our New Normal: Yom Yom. His health crisis is multiple myeloma, a rare and…
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Susie Fishbein Brings it Home. My Review.

Susie Fishbein: Another beautiful book! Treat yourself and a friend to a copy. Passover is around the corner. Just sayin'! http://amzn.to/1OWScVt Cooking by Design Brings it Home is Susie Fishbein's latest beautiful cookbook. Congrats and…
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Masbia Soup Kitchen: Our Fundraising Event

Masbia Soup Kitchen Fund Raiser at Lincoln Square Synagogue Last night was our exciting fundraising event for Masbia Soup Kitchen, at Lincoln Square Synagogue. The ballroom was filled to capacity. I just can't tell you how much fun it…
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The Silver Platter Cookbook. Daniella Silver. My Review

The Silver Platter Cookbook. Congratulations to Daniella Silver on the publication of her Cookbook! Hard to believe the Silver Platter Cookbook is Daniella's first Cookbook, when you see how gorgeous the book looks, and how many valuable items…

What Pots Brand Should I Buy? The Skinny on Pots

What pots brand should I buy? That is the question I am always asked at my cooking demos. Ages ago, my mother in law bought me a set of Farberware pots and pans for my shower, commenting they had served her right in all her lean years, and…
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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”…
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I Remember Bubbie: Her First Yartzheit

Bubbie: It’s been just a year since my husband Maurice’s mother Fanya - passed away. Bubbie was Fan for her four boys, Maurice, Avrum, Sol and Sam, the ultimate Em Habanim (sons’ mother). My sisters and I gave her name an affectionate old-fashioned Sephardi…
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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…
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Baked in the White House and Glazed with Antisemitism

Antisemitism near and around High Places: Shame on you! Photo Courtesy georgewbush-whitehouse.archives.gov My Note to Former White House Pastry Chef Roland Mesnier Sharing with you a note I sent to Retired 26-year Veteran (five Presidencies)…
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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…
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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…

Recipes

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Ginger Tea Recipe, Ginger Ale, Ginger Vodka

Ginger Tea, Ginger Ale, Ginger Vodka. All homemade, in a jiffy. Ginger Lovers, you will be in Umami Heaven. I make 1 1/2 gallons of ginger tea in minutes, no commercial counterpart of ginger tea begins to compare. Why think of fresh ginger…