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Recipe: Kishke Stuffed Turkey Breast

Recipe: Kishke Stuffed Turkey Breast

I had two KOL Foods Turkey Fillets in my freezer, along with a 3 lb Kishke left over from Pesach. We don’t eat that much cholent in this house, so I needed to figure out…

This Week’s Meal Plan – Week Five

This Week’s Meal Plan – Week Five

I am slowly adding the hits to our repertoire, and the misses are falling by the wayside – it will be a while before we do tofu again. I have also invested in a bread…

How Do Working Parents Do It All?

How Do Working Parents Do It All?

I work from home. Thank God that I work from home because otherwise I am convinced my life would be a total shambles. With four sons, there is a lot of scheduling going on. Thankfully…

Book Review: The Modern Menu

Book Review: The Modern Menu

I loved this book! So clean and elegant – the photography (by Andrew Zuckerman) was just stunning, and the layout was perfect. The tagline on the book is “Simple. Beautiful. Kosher” and that’s exactly what…

Heinous or Harmless: Calling the Caterer

Heinous or Harmless: Calling the Caterer

Just got an email from a friend who is making a wedding in Toronto, with guests being bused in from Monsey. A ten-hour bus ride. The family is paying for their friends to go with…

This Week’s Meal Plan – Week Three

This Week’s Meal Plan – Week Three

I need to learn to either cook less or to have one night a week (other than Sunday) to be leftover night. Last week I did not make the Eggplant Parmesan as the fridge was…

This Week’s Meal Plan – Week Two

This Week’s Meal Plan – Week Two

Last week I kept pretty much to the meal plan apart for Wednesday when wasn’t feeling too well. But there were plenty of leftovers in the fridge for everyone to eat. The pizza was the…

This Week’s Menu Plan

This Week’s Menu Plan

I am trying to be more organized in the house – what with working and juggling kids I need to know what I am cooking when, and not panic at 5.30 pm that there is…

We Have No Breasts in Monsey – The B-Word Post

We Have No Breasts in Monsey – The B-Word Post

By the looks of things I will have a whole alphabet of posts! The B word. What word could I mean? What word immediately sprang into your mind? Here in Monsey Ir HaKodesh the B-word…

Surprising My Brother – We Both Hate Surprises

Surprising My Brother – We Both Hate Surprises

As I wrote recently, I traveled to Israel to see family and to surprise my twin-brother for our 40th birthday. (The Hebrew date – 6 Adar). It was extremely difficult to keep quiet about my…

RECIPE – Slow Cooker Beef Stew with Orange Veggies

RECIPE – Slow Cooker Beef Stew with Orange Veggies

I made this for Shabbat lunch instead of cholent, and served it over rice. I cooked the rice the day before, refrigerated it, and allowed it to come to room temperature before serving on Shabbat…

RECIPE – Lamb Meatballs in Tomato Sauce

RECIPE – Lamb Meatballs in Tomato Sauce

I made these a couple of weeks ago and have been nagged repeatedly to make them again. For the meatballs: 2 lbs KOL Foods ground lamb 2 eggs, lightly beaten 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped…