It's been such a torrid, few weeks that it almost feels as if I were running for Mayor.
Never has my cellphone rung so much, my Facebook feed been as cluttered, or my neighbors been this divided.
Forget about not being able to see the wood for the trees....I can barely see the trees for the election posters!
Surely we have more important things to worry about?
I figured we could all do with a respite from these difficult days and so I am choosing now to share the mos
Election fever has gripped the country as last minute canvassing - and dirty dealing - abounds.
(Even the news that Gilad Shalit is moving to my hometown of Hod Hasharon failed to elicit much response as the city focuses exclusively on gossip and smear campaigns.)
Fortunately, choosing my favorite mayoral candidate is easy, and it's choosing my favorite way to flavor salmon (or chicken if preferred) that is the REAL challenge.
After much deliberation, this magical Honey
My newly-converted vegetarian daughter recently started university and, appalled at the high prices and mediocre quality of food on campus, announced that she'll need a packed lunch every day.
My heart sank just a little, as I anticipated near-daily visits to the supermarket, and an array of dirty pots.
Fortunately, dishes like this truly addictive Satay Noodle Stir-Fry can be prepared in minutes using easy-to-find, economical ingredients, stretch over several meals and l
I'd like to begin with an apology.
Every now and again, I receive a message from a disgruntled newsletter reader, bemoaning the fact that the recipes I post are rarely sugar-free/low-carb.
Chastised, and determined to make sure that all our readers are kept happy, I studiously toe the line for the next few weeks, and share only recipes that fit this brief.
Dieters are advised to look away now and avoid the temptation that will surely follow.
I bake ofte
There is a well known florist in Johannesburg who's made a name for herself with her very creative business model.
When someone has a baby/birthday/reason to celebrate, friends and family all order blooms from this famous florist, who then sends the recipient just one floral arrangement, plus cards from all the other well-wishers. Then, every Friday, she sends another single arrangement, and continues to do so weekly until all the paid-for floral gifts are accounted for.