May 22 2012
Make Your Own Ice Cream (Without a Machine!) for Shavuot
Shavuot is coming up, so who wants to make some messy, homemade ice cream?
Apr 10 2012
Yes, I Live in Nashville, and Yes, I am Jewish
Time to hide the Jew stuff: the HVAC guys are coming.
Mar 29 2012
Passover, The Slacker Way
My friend Marjorie recently wondered if there was such a thing as Passover cooking for slackers. I wish. I overdo Passover so hard I always wind up ill before, during, and after the seders. Right now, just the thought that … Continue reading
Feb 6 2012
Tu Bishvat in Candyland
If you are keen to embellish tradition with something that’s just plain fun, and also pretty sweet, there’s always candy.
Oct 4 2011
A Whale of a Snack for Yom Kippur
It’s great to lavish time and effort into homemade, handmade treats for holidays, but it’s also great to find thematic goodies that are instant. As in, open a package and you’re done. No fuss, no oven, no investment whatsoever except … Continue reading
Sep 28 2011
I Need Store-Bought, Thematic Snacky-ness And I Need it Now
Every year before Rosh Hashanah I stock up on bags of Bugles: the corn-chip snacks fried in the shape of cones. I don’t even care how fatty or salty they are. I must have them. Around a holiday, most nutritional … Continue reading