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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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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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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,…
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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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My Shavuot Lunch with Menu and Recipes

Shavuot Lunch can be tricky: It too often errs on the dairy side! Let me start by saying I have a huge selection of Shavuot dishes on my blog! It includes lots of my favorite dairy recipe compositions. This Yom Tov we are hosting just…
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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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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…