Sukkot Menu – First Days

Sukkot Menu – First Days

Sukkot 1st Days 1st night – out. Yay. First Day Lunch – Thurs  Challah Hearty Veggie soup Lasagna Israeli salad Ice cream 2nd Night – Thurs night Challah Chicken Soup Meatballs and Rice Steamed Veggies…

School Day #1

School Day #1

I started college this morning. I was nervous – not so much for the studying but more for the social aspect – would I fit in? Would I stand out? Would I be the oldest…

Who Will Live and Who Will Die

Who Will Live and Who Will Die

I have said often that I am not one for formalized prayer. I prefer to speak to God when I am ready to speak to Him, and to speak to Him using my own words…

Shanah Tovah – Happy 5774

Shanah Tovah – Happy 5774

Challah Demos in Bergenfield

Challah Demos in Bergenfield

Last Monday I had the honour of doing two challah demonstrations at the Grand & Essex Kosher food Market in Bergenfield. By the end of the evening I had handled / kneaded / manipulated 35…

Rosh Hashana Menus

Rosh Hashana Menus

This year Rosh Hashana starts Wednesday night, ends Friday night, which means we have three days of meals to plan. Here is my tentative plan – the idea is to keep it as simple as…

Emptier Nest

Emptier Nest

I feel like the last three weeks since Aryeh left on Aliyah have been INSANE. I feel as if I have been treading water, and forgetting to breathe. I want to let you know, though,…

REVIEW: Empire Chicken Nuggets

REVIEW: Empire Chicken Nuggets

We are very much a chicken / meat and potatoes kind of household, and I don’t always cook meals from scratch. I know, shocking, eh? Sometimes I am so busy that I look for convenience…

Come Learn How to Braid Challah!

Come Learn How to Braid Challah!

I cannot wait for this event. I will be sharing my recipe, and teaching you how to braid the most gorgeous looking challahs. 3 strand, 4 strand, 6 strand, crown challahs for Rosh Hashanna, with…

One Has Flown The Nest

One Has Flown The Nest

Yesterday was a day of such highs and lows – with the emotional metronome switching back and forth between the two. I hadn’t slept in days, neither had my son, but the night before his…

To New Moms, from an Old Mom

To New Moms, from an Old Mom

My son makes aliyah next week and starts his new life. My friend’s oldest daughter is getting married the day after. Some of my friends have recently had their first babies. This post is dedicated…

Back to School Shopping. Again.

Back to School Shopping. Again.

We’re in the midst of summer break, and the last thing the kids want to think of is going back to school. But everywhere we go we are assaulted with BACK TO SCHOOL signs, emails,…