Do you remember how, before cellphones, doting grandmothers would carry around mini photo albums known as brag books, which they'd whip out at every opportunity, and foist on their helpless victims?
I fear I'm just as bad with sharing snaps of both my dog - the world's most indulged mutt - and my favorite, culinary creations.
It's just so much fun to inspire others and, when I create a dish I really love, I can't wait to let others in on my not-so-secret secret.
The vast number of bakeries in Israel is rivaled only by hair salons with seemingly one of each on every street.
Given the plethora of baked goods available, you'd think it would be easy to get your hands on crusty, Italian-style bread rolls, but this is sadly untrue.
Instead, locally made bread rolls and French loaves are consistently over-sweet and insubstantial, with a chewing gum-like texture and entirely unremarkable taste.
What if I told you that, in the time it to
It sounds pathetic, I know, but every year I count down the weeks till nectarines are in season.
I'll explain why I'm so nectarine-obsessed and, once you've sampled the recipe ideas I've shared, you'll find yourself performing a Final (Nectarine) Countdown of your own.
Nectarines add both color and fresh, fruity flavor to leaf and grain salads, can be grilled and served with meat, chicken or fish, and are simply spectacular when poached with berries or cherries, or used i
A friend nicknamed her third child 'Pot Plant' because she reportedly just puts her down and she grows.
Burghul - or bulgar to some - is the low maintenance, grain-equivalent of that easy, third child.
Unlike trendy quinoa - which is like an indulged first-born that demands constant attention and effort invested - easy-going and super versatile burghul just gets on with it.
To use this go-far grain as the base of a salad - a far better idea right now than leaf-based sa
There's nothing quite like the approach of The Nine Days to strike fear into the everyday cook's heart.
Accustomed to mainly cooking meat meals, the thought of preparing fish and dairy can be overwhelming, and the dread that the family will starve is second only to Pesach panic.
There's good news.
Crumbed fish 'n chips appeals to everyone, including kids who can easily be convinced they're eating schnitzel, and it's both remarkably simple and amazingly economical to make