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The Ferris Wheel Of Life

Purim teaches us that life is like a Ferris wheel – one moment you can be on top, and suddenly you are at the bottom.

Myer Myers, Master Colonial Craftsman

The mid-1760s marked changes in the direction of Myers’s personal life and business affairs.

What’s Cooking with Chef Shaul

One of the most comforting of fruits in the winter is the humble tomato. It is sweet and warmly acidic, and comforting. Therefore, I am featuring two recipes incorporating tomatoes.

Winter Soup with Homemade Croutons

The amazing thing about a pureed soup is that it is pretty hard to mess up.

You’re Not In My Weight Class

Okay, so no matter what exercise he asks us to do, some part of me complains.

Flying High

In the interest of complete honesty, I will tell you that I have learned most of these lessons the hard way.

The Benefits Of Lunch

The last time we met, the world was in such turmoil that we didn't know where to begin.

Who’s Got You?

Is there a precedent in the thousands of years since Jews accepted the Torah where there was such a widespread disdain of working?

Early History Of Jews In Chicago

In 1845 the first Jewish organization in Chicago was established under the name of the Jewish Burial Ground Society.

Dinner With Chef Shaul

As we are in the cooler months of the winter, I am focusing on warm and hearty meals, ones that are short on prep time and family friendly.

How To Move Into A New Home

We help each other on a regular basis, but are free to say no without feeling guilt or resentment.

Fun-Sized Answers

Sometimes people ask me questions that have been circulating for a while. That doesn’t mean I don’t have answers, though.

Pastrami Eggrolls With Apricot Dipping Sauce

These taste the best served on Friday night paired with a glass of Tulip Cabernet Sauvignon.

Fire And Water

Water can be a curse as well as a blessing.

There’s No Business Like Snow Business

Once the snow has begun to fall, you can start debating the age old question: Do you wait until the snow stops to start shoveling or do you go out and shovel a few times during a lengthier snowfall?

Penny-Wise And Pound-Foolish

There is no guarantee that being "pound-wise" will extend our lives, but medical science insists that it helps.

The First Yeshiva Gedolah In The U.S.?

Virtually everything we know about Yeshiva Or HaChaim comes from the pamphlet “Torah Or,” published anonymously in 1895 in Hebrew.

The Wonderful World Of Sous Vide

My voyage into the world of sous vide began with the Sansaire immersion circulator, a product that got its start on Kickstarter and exceeded its goal by more than 800 percent.

#HubbyisHungry

Since I am a working mother always on the go, I am constantly looking for fast, easy, and different.

How To Make Chanukah An Unforgettable Experience

I am a huge fan of shared family experiences...

This Is How I Roll

Playing dreidel is like the miracle of the oil. You expect a game to take ten minutes and it lasts for eight nights.

Did Someone Say Free?

Don’t forget to take advantage of stores and websites that send you fun stuff just for being born.

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