food

Cholent Poll

Does your cholent have potatoes in it, yes or no? From where does your family originate? (DY – this is for you…well, only if it proves my point!!)

Supper Poll

I love the dinner hour. I love the kids coming home from school, and lifting up pot lids, and peering into the oven and salivating over what they will be eating soon. I love hearing…

Food and Mood

Do you eat more when you are sad or depressed or lonely? Or do you not eat? What food makes you feel better? What food makes you feel worse? Does eating actually improve your mood…

Dinner was Smokin’

We just got back from a wonderful dinner at Morty’s Steakhouse. I am sure I have blogged about eating there before. Truly, their steaks are magnificent. Delectable. Delicious. Scrumptious. Perfection. I had an awesome time…

Meatloaf Discussion

Over Pesach I made Pam Reiss’s delicious meatloaf (I would post the recipe here, but I already put the book away with the Pesach stuff….). It was a huge hit – so much so that…

Pesach 2010

Well, for the first time in a long time, I was really sad to put away the Pesach dishes. We had the most awesome holiday E V E R!! I had been so nervous prior…

My Awesome Boys!!

It’s Friday, a day that I traditionally spend in the kitchen, whipping up delicious food for Shabbat – chicken soup and home baked challahs etc. My boys have hungry tummies and very much appreciate my…

Honesty about food costs

I shouldn’t be surprised by folk any more. Yet I am. A friend of mine had updated her Facebook status yesterday about how gosh darned expensive kosher for Passover food is. A friend of hers…

Piros Krumpli (Potatoes with Paprika)

Ingredients 1 large onion diced 2 tablespoons of oil (recipe calls for olive oil but it isn’t necessary) 2-3 tablespoons of Hungarian sweet or smoked paprika 6-8 potatoes cubed Salt How to: Boil potatoes in…

Frozen Bugs – Yum!

Our community up here in Montreal seems to be very machmir when it comes to food and kashrut, I believe.  I have written before about how most families that I associate with up here will…

Grocery Shopping with the KoD

We hardly ever do a large grocery shop together. By large I mean enough to feed my boys for a week. This is partly because when the KoD comes up (which isn’t that often due…

Passover, a Kosher Collection  (Book Review)

Passover, a Kosher Collection (Book Review)

Passover, a Kosher Collection, by Pam Reiss.   Ever since this book arrived in my mailbox I have looked forward to having the time to just sit down and devour it without disruption. I love…