It’s risky to cook new things. Even though you want to. You really do. But you never know how it will turn out. Using new ingredients, new spices, new cooking methods, you never know if anyone will be willing to eat it. And you certainly don’t know if anyone will
Baking hamantashen for Purim is a family tradition for many of us. Also a family tradition for many of us is quickly eating all the hamantashen that have spread open in the oven. As delicious as hamantashen are (no matter how they look), you can’t exactly show them off
Tasty wines from Israel, France, Spain, Argentina, Italy, New Zealand and, of course, California’s Napa Valley were on glittering display on Monday at the 12th Kosher Food and Wine Experience, Royal Wines’ annual New York event at Chelsea Piers. Also available for tasting were
The Kosher Cookbook Club, a new Facebook group, held its first event on Sunday, January 21. The club was an idea cooked up by the Kosher Dinner Lady, Rachel Berger. “I have a huge collection of cookbooks, some which I have never cooked
Cold, wind, ice, snow, yada, yada, yada. Okay, we know—it’s freezing! So bundle up and move on! Soups and stews are not making it any warmer, and the thought of them is just stressing me out about needing to cook more! Bomb cyclone? A little melodramatic term coined for the headlines,
We all know that life can get so hectic. Especially during the winter months, when the sky darkens early, and night seems to appear quite suddenly. Never is that more apparent than on a Friday, with Shabbat preparations frantic, as time quickly runs out. So it’s
This time of year, even though Rosh Hashanah is long past, with many of us taking a little time off work, it’s easy to get into the celebratory spirit. Since our wedding anniversary is this time of year, my husband and I try to find time to celebrate by opening a special
Someone must have been looking out for me that day, because I had just enough peanut butter left in the jar to make my dream a reality. Get ready to smell the nuttiest bite of heaven, where you’ll find me, floating on cloud nine and munching a cookie.