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Gluten free menu for mother's day picnic

Mother’s day: A Gluten Free Picnic

May 17, 2013 | 12 Comments

The travel season has just begun in our home.  My wife just got back from a weekend in NY and the coming months will see us visiting Nebraska, California, Texas and Washington for a mix...

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Turkey Shwarma with Hummus

Turkey Shawarma Recipe

April 15, 2013 | 23 Comments

A good shawarma has the potential to be the best thing you will ever eat but a bad shawarma recipe will send you running to the hills.  Perfecting shawarma is an art that many of Jerusalem’s street vendors haven’t...

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Kosher Cooking Carnival

Kosher Cooking Carnival – April 2013

April 11, 2013 | 10 Comments

The Kosher Cooking Carnival is hosted by a different kosher food writer each month and this is the third time I am hosting the round up on my site.   The carnival is arranged by...

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lamb recipe roundup

How to Cook Lamb (8 ways)

March 25, 2013 | 4 Comments

I used to be scared of cooking meat.  It was such an expense and so delicate.  How to cook lamb?  I just didn’t bother.  But it’s so delicious, and now it’s reserved for special occasions like...

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Would you believe me if I said I have never cooked with pineapple before?  My mother’s deathly allergy to this fruit kept it far from our home, perhaps even our block when I was growing...

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Grilled London Broil Steaks

Grilled London Broil

February 18, 2013 | 31 Comments

A Jewish wedding is rich with traditions that begin as soon as a couple announce their engagement. Throw in the customs and preferences that have been celebrated by the families of the bride and groom...

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Papaya with lox and lime appetizer

Papaya and Smoked Salmon Appetizer

February 10, 2013 | 20 Comments

The Jewish holiday of Purim is just around the corner and it’s a holiday that I have always enjoyed. There’s a carnival spirit in the air and communities come together to honor the holiday and...

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Piquant Tuna Appetizers

January 21, 2013 | 19 Comments

About a month ago, Jamie Geller, Author of the Quick & Kosher series and a fellow Kosher Connection member, shared her photos and thoughts as she went about an average day in Jerusalem.  She shopped the shuk (outdoor...

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