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This Is No Laughing Matter (But We Are In Chodesh Av)

I am not sure how many of you readers have had this experience, but I did and it truly tested the limits of my sanity!

Summer Is Here

We are venturing outdoors and breathing in the fresh air.

Camp Nine Days

Thankfully, camp mommy has been going along swimmingly (see what I did there?) until now.

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin – An Appreciation

I remember being taken away for surgery on the tenth floor, and not waking up for another two days. Later I was told that Rabbi Riskin sat with my family during the entire surgery.

Conversation Pieces

My parents have a coffee table in their den, and I’ve never seen anyone drink coffee on it.

“Gather” Round: A Pair Of Cookbooks From A Toronto Yeshiva

Both books place an emphasis on creativity, finding new and exciting ways to tempt the palate...

It’s Q Time!

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Going For The Gold With The Silver Platter

The Silver Platter has it all: gorgeous photography, oodles of useful tips and, more importantly, incredible recipes that you will find yourself making again and again.

Newport, Rhode Island

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From Life To Rice, Spice Is Awfully Nice

While there are those who insist they need full-color photos to be truly entranced by a recipe, I suggest you get over that particular requirement because the written word here will draw you in and cause you to salivate as you peruse the recipes scattered throughout The Well-Spiced Life (Israel Book Shop).

Games Galore

Finally, summer's here! And the first thing we all think about is outdoor fun.

Sound Off

Wait. Why would I give you 22 minutes first? How about you give me the world, and then I give you the 22 minutes.

Cook Up Some Fun With Cool Kitchen Toys

Blending anything thicker side is generally problematic and more often than not, I wind up dumping everything into a bowl and mixing it by hand.

Easy Sides And Desserts

Our goal here is to offer you recipes that you can make on Yom Tov with ingredients you might just have in the house. Enjoy and chag sameach!

Modern, Kosher And Tantalizingly Delicious

It’s hard not to be intrigued by recipes with names like Thanksgiving Stuffing Soup, Braised Chicken with Rhubarb Gravy and Vidalia Onion Fritters with Sambal Yogurt Dip.

Confused About What To Use?

I often get asked about the difference between spelt and whole wheat and the benefits of quinoa and what it counts as in a...

Extra Trips

For the most part, though, people tend to base their decision on how long the lines in the store are going to be.

Frozen Fantasies

For all their deliciousness, frozen beverages do not stand the test of time well, as any ice or frozen fruit thickening your drink will melt into a watery mess.

It’s No Secret: Kosher Restaurant Cookbook: A Foodie Favorite

“People who never buy cookbooks are getting this one,” said Victoria. “They read it cover to cover and find it so interesting.”

Green With Money

Now that Pesach is over, we return you to your regularly-scheduled pressing questions:   Dear Mordechai, Can I use a nose hair trimmer during Sefirah? Harry...

In Full Swing

It goes without saying that when it comes to your kids, safety is always your number one priority.

Joy Of Kosher And Kitchen Surfing: Eating Out, In Your Own Home

Kitchen surfing is a unique concept that brings professional chefs to your home to prepare a meal in your own kitchen.

Chopped Liver

So generally, I dance for a few minutes and then stand off to the side with all the other people who don’t dance and feel like they have to make conversation, even though that’s when the music is the loudest.

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