In the Kitchen
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Two weeks ago, I attended the graduate school commencement of my daughter Jordana. En route on the LIRR, my mind wandered down memory lane, to the first of my childrens’ graduations. First … more
As most of you know, I am a pastry chef and party planner. I not only plan the parties, I am in charge of all the food, drinks and setup. As you can guess, there is a lot that has to be planned, … more
It started out as a normal Monday morning. I came down to the kitchen, made myself a cup of coffee and began to read the newspaper. Just then, out of the corner of my eye, I noticed my … more
And so the Passover countdown begins. I have to admit, I do get a little kick out of listening to people panic about preparing for Pesach before Purim even arrives. Every now and then … more
Yesterday was the last birthday celebration for my sixtieth birthday. It all started three days before my birthday, on March 1st. We were invited to the Grossers for Friday night dinner for my … more
A few years ago, on Black Friday, my husband Jerry perused his beloved Amazon to find bargains that nobody else wanted. He searched category by category until he hit upon the perfect TV for our … more
The time had finally come. There was no putting it off anymore. It was time to start some sort of exercise routine. I thought back to years ago when, with the help of my friend Carol Grob, I had … more
Mushrooms are one of my favorite foods. They’re an irresistible source of extraordinary flavors, textures, and aromas, and can be baked, fried, sautéed, mixed with meat, chicken, … more
Unlike many of my contemporaries, I wasn’t a crazy concertgoer in my younger days. Sure, I liked music, and had a few favorite bands, but I was never a rabid fan of anyone specific. I saw … more
A few weeks ago, my husband Jerry and I left for a cruise to the Eastern Caribbean. One day, as we perused the calendar of activities, Jerry noticed something called “circus school,” … more
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