Kosher Vin Santo Wine
Well, I have been proven wrong. It happens about 3 times per year. Remember that time when I said it would be nearly impossible to find Kosher Vin Santo wine in order to make a proper (kosher) Tuscan Liver Spread? Well lo and behold - it has been discovered. You can order Kosher Vina Santo here, though I cannot yet vouch for quality.
By Popular Demand: Passover Desserts
Passover desserts really suck, eh? And while flourless chocolate torte is a tried and trustworthy favorite, sometimes you need to mix it up. Both of these Passover-ideal dessert recipes have been inspired by other recipes, and require almost NO alteration from the original, which is why they are so good! When I look for Passover recipes, I look for things that won’t require a complicated,...
Passover Menu 2011
Our menu for second night seder. Chag Sameach and Happy Passover. More recipes coming soon! Gefilte Fish Candied Walnut Charoset Tuscan Style Liver Spread Dill Matzo Ball Soup Citrus-Rosemary Roast Turkey Osso Bucco with Quinoa Roasted Aspargus Chocolate Dipped Macaroons
I am obsessed with horseradish infused vodka, and pretty much all things Russian: Anna Karenina is my favorite book, I took Russian for three years in college, Shostakovich piano and cello pieces get me excited; and give me some pickled vegetables, sour cream and pelmini, and I am a happy girl. I own my dorkiness proudly. Back to the vodka. In the past year, I have relished sampling the Russian...
Not your mom's Chopped Liver
I hate Passover. I hate the boxes of processed disgustingness and dark chocolate jelly rings (which my husband loves). I hate overpriced bottles of mayo and meat prices jacked up just because. I hate Passover for lots of obvious reasons. But I do view Passover as a culinary challenge, one that I’ve been working on for many years. One of my favorite recent Passover recipes is an Italian...
A Chocolate Cake Recipe that Stacks Up
Last week I got a frantic email from my oldest friend, Kim. She and I have been friends since we are 6 years old. We used to play with barbies together until she outgrew them, and I had to play by myself. I would still play with barbies if it was socially acceptable, which is probably why I have befriended all of the 2 year old children in my apartment building, but I digress. Kim and I not only...