The Unexpected Sweetness of Facebook

The Unexpected Sweetness of Facebook

Rosh Hashanah and its symbolic sweet honey cake gave me a new appreciation of Facebook this week. Do you like honey cake? Neither do I. I don’t know anyone who craves honey in the form of a dark, dense cake. And that is why I was surprised when my childhood friend,...
Food Blogs I Love

Food Blogs I Love

I go through stages with food blogs and cookbooks. Sometimes I’m in a “try new things all the time” stage and sometimes I can barely muster the excitement to boil an egg. I’m happy to report that I’m in a cook everything moment, and when...
A Crabby Attitude For Passover

A Crabby Attitude For Passover

Today I’m on Kveller.com with a very honest article about why Passover is my least favorite holiday. I think it might get some negative comments, but I’m okay with that. I wish I had a better attitude about the holiday, but it’s a tough one for me...
An Ode to Smitten Kitchen

An Ode to Smitten Kitchen

I love cookbooks, and I really like to cook. I won’t say I love to cook because I don’t. Cooking is a lot of work. What I love is to eat. And I love to feed my husband and kids and to serve friends and extended family a feast for Friday night dinners (the...
Calling all Balebustas

Calling all Balebustas

Not too long ago I felt overwhelmed by every aspect of cooking and entertaining. Then, in a relatively short amount of time, I became a Shabbat-dinner-making, Sukkah-decorating, Seder-creating, full-fledged balebusta. Balebusta, roughly translated as a...