I Remember Maman. A Tribute to my Mother on her First Yahrzeit

I Remember Maman: - This week I am in Jerusalem, where I will commemorate my mother’s first Yartzheit. Our four foot ten giant of a mother Z”L, better known to us all as Maman, cast a long shadow. Memories of her come rushing every single…
Healthy Snacks Recipes
Vegetable couscous

Moroccan Meatless Feast. Menu and Recipes

Moroccan Meatless Feast Simchat Torah 2018! We have been hosting the Simchat Torah Party ever since we got married, forty two years ago. We call it affectionately the Drunken Lunch. This is the day we are are told to make lots of Lechaims,…
small feasts

Great Small Feasts: Menu and Recipes

Great Small Feasts   We are all used to a feast being an epic gigantic memorable affair. My feast, hosted this past Sunday for just TWO guests, begs the question: Are VERY small feasts worth hosting? Total headcount: FOUR!…
Vacation dinners

Vacation Dinners, In Good Health and In Style!

Vacation Dinners for Two When on vacation, we often deplore the lack of access to decent Kosher Foods, or any kosher foods, for that matter. Ha, where are all our East Coast-West Coast (or Israel) Restaurants when we need them? The irony is,…
Stovetop Roasting

Stovetop Roasting: Recipe Ideas Galore

Stovetop Roasting: Recipe Ideas Galore Summer encourages the experimentation with creative and fun new recipes, full of bold and fresh flavors. We may feel discouraged, however, when the weather deters us from our kitchen adventures- suffocating…
Millennial Kosher
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Millennial Kosher Cookbook Review

  Millennial Kosher: Get your copy on Amazon!  My first thought on receiving my copy of the gorgeous Millennial Kosher by the talented Chanie Apfelbaum of Busy in Brooklyn fame was, do my little Go Chanie dance. A GenXer, conveniently…
Israeli Feast
Healthy Brunch
meal prep

The Scoop About Meal Prep. My Tips and Ideas

Meal Prep is the current hot button topic. I want to say right at the outset I am aware not everyone might agree with me on all points about my take on meal prep, and that's okay!  Many rewarding and fulfilling years in cooking for very large…
birthday brunch and recipes

A Visit to Shekel Institute in Jerusalem

Shekel Institute: A visit is a must! You will come away with your ideas about the disabled forever turned on their heads. Shekel's pervasive philosophy is: Everyone, everyone, has a purpose and a place in this world, and a valuable contribution…