A Nice Reminder of the Jewish Food Words

I just couldn’t pass this by. Nosher, a project of the My Jewish Learning has published a mini-dictionary of words related to Jewish foods. Turns out that I knew them all (go me!) and made most of the great foods it talks about. Of course, there are a couple dishes like schlav or bamia that I wouldn’t…

Happy New(?) Year!

It’s been a really long time. Lots of cooking, lots of thinking. Here we are, on the eve of the new calendar year, and my family dilemmas are looking at me again. As an orthodox Jewish woman, I know all about it –  the Romans, the pagans all over, the Silvester, the strive of Xtianity…