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Braised Escarole with Tomatoes

I have been trying to add more greens to our meals.  Surprisingly, they are usually something Cam will easily eat. He loves spinach and kale, so I figured I would try escarole.   189 more words


Beshalach: From Fear to Action

In this week’s parsha, Beshalach, the Israelites begin their journey from Egypt to Israel. There are moments when the Israelites question their exodus and God’s ability to protect them. 1,221 more words


Apples & Superbowl Salad

Apples are literally everywhere at the market these days. They store really well and will keep for a long time if treated properly. There are so many different kinds of apples…how do we know which one is the right one for us!?   917 more words

After a Century, Yonah Schimmel's Might be Closing Its Doors

Rumors are swirling in the Lower East Side that Yonah Schimmel’s knishery–a downtown landmark that has remained virtually unchanged during its century old lifespan–will be closing sometime this year due to rent spikes and competitive businesses. 221 more words

Cornmeal-Crusted Tilapia

I am breaking my ‘there has to be at least 1 local ingredient’ rule to include this dish.  It is one of our favorite simple, basic entrees.   173 more words


Memories of Israel: Nachlaot, Jerusalem.

April 2012.

Catpiss. I stepped into my new digs and recoiled from the odor of catpiss. I would have to find the source of that smell and eradicate it… but not tonight. 1,110 more words


Jew Food, Part I: Vegetarians, Avert Your Eyes

Dear Josep,

One of the very first topics we discussed to do with Judaism was kashrut. A little reminder, pulled from the post about how we met… 2,230 more words

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