Girl Scouts Cookies Go Candy!?

I almost never buy candy. Never. But earlier this week I saw a commercial for Nestlé Crunch limited-edition Girl Scout ...

Arugula Hazelnut Pesto

Summer means a lot of things when it comes to food–berries and cucumbers and tomatoes, to name a few! It’s ...

Fit to Eat

There has been a lot of talk about kashrut lately. And while some of it has been related to foods ...

Babka Bread Pudding

Bread pudding is one of my absolute favorite desserts – its easy to make and is one of those great ...

Watermelon Jicama Salad

Wednesday was officially the first day of summer 2012. Earlier this week I went to a farmers’ market for work, ...

Tomato, Tomahto

Ah, summer tomatoes – so fresh, so many varieties, so what to do with them? Of course the most simple ...

Shabbat Recipe Round-up: Heat Wave Edition

Unless you’ve been living in an igloo, you may have noticed that it’s really, really hot out. My extensive research ...

Jewish and Vegan: a Blossoming Love Story

People become vegans for all sorts of reasons–ethical, environmental, health. But recently, a growing number of Jews have begun adopting ...

Food Tips of All Kinds

I won’t beat around the bush: cooking involves lots of work. From store to prep to skillet to plate–it’s no ...

Summertime Sangria

After a short hiatus while giving birth to a healthy baby girl, I am so happy to be back writing ...

Four Rules of Thumb

A little late on the delivery, but, as promised, here is a  follow-up guide to menu planning. An easy way ...

Shabbat Recipe Round-Up

This week’s menu is a collection of recipes that inspired me this week. Sometimes, that’s all it takes. The best ...