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S alad days are finally here. Fresh green produce is in abundance and I could not be happier. As I continue to look for more nutritious and low-calorie foods for my own kitchen, I also find that many … more
Every year, it’s the same standard setup: brunch for Mother’s Day and a barbecue for Father’s Day. But why fight the Sunday-morning breakfast crowd? And why sweat on a hot June day, … more
As we prepare for the upcoming holiday of Shavuot, I can’t help but think that we are at another holiday without our brothers and sisters home. The hostages remain in my thoughts each and every … more
Shavuot, which begins at sundown on Tuesday, June 11, is rooted (like Pesach) in the agricultural season (originally, the beginning of the wheat harvest). Before the fall of the Temple, … more
Shavuot is one of my favorite holidays. Yes, it is an excuse for making cheesecake and blintzes and my kids favorite mac and cheese, but it is also a day to reflect on Judaism and what receiving the … more
Lag B’Omer (which falls this year on Sunday, May 26) has been extra special for me — I was married on that day, and my wedding anniversaries were always celebrated with a backyard family … more
I have often wondered about the history of some of the foods that are commonly associated with Jewish cuisine. One thing I often wondered about when I was a kid was kugel. My grandmother made a … more
As Pesach holiday drew to a close, I wondered why I didn’t get to try out the 23 or 24 new Passover recipes I collected this year. Maybe next year. And once again I found myself thinking … more
The main course is a tasty, room-temperature side dish that you should make in advance so that when you are ready to grill, most of your meal is already prepared. I broil the eggplant slices in the … more
Matzah is as old as the Exodus. The flour and water cracker bread has a starring role in the saga, with the Jews leaving Egypt so quickly that they couldn’t let their bread rise. The … more
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