5 Great Israeli Couscous Recipes

Israeli couscous (called Ptitim or Ben-Gurion Rice in Israel) is actually not a grain like couscous. It is really a small pasta like orzo or grattoni. In Israel it is a common dish for children but here in the US it has a much loftier profile, used by foodies and food connoisseurs as a specialty

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Strategies for Seating Kids at a Passover Seder

Your house is cleaner than a surgical suite, the food smells delicious, and the table is set for a king, what could go wrong now? A bad seating arrangement, that’s what. Particularly when dealing with children, a bad seating arrangement can lead to stress and disappointment for children and adults alike.  There are two factors to consider

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5 Amazing New Desserts to Make for Passover

Without flour and other chametz, dessert can be the most challenging part of a Passover meal. Here are five amazing desserts that use a variety of new ingredients and techniques for Passover. – Pareve – These can’t-believe-they-are-pareve desserts are perfect conclusions to a meat meal. DARK CHOCOLATE + LAVENDER SEA SALT PUDDING What makes this dessert so creamy? You won’t believe

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April Desktop Calendar & Mobile Wallpaper Downloads

This is a big month for us….Pesach is nearly here! This month’s desktop calendar and mobile wallpaper download features a fantastic photo by Eddie Stigson of the Jordan Valley and a solitary road that winds through the bottom of it. I selected this photo for this month because we are commanded to each of us think of our

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Modern Rustic Passover Inspiration

Ever since I shared my Shabbat table a couple of weeks ago I realized that I desperately need some new tableware for my redesigned dining room.  I did know that when I redesigned my dining room way back when it was going to need a new look, but I put it off because I’ve been so

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5 Ways To Make Your Passover Table Wow

Everyone loves to look at a beautiful Passover table but sometimes it is hard to decipher what makes it look amazing. Here I’ve assembled my top 5 tips on how to get your Passover table setting from good to great. #1 – CREATE REGULARITY WITH COLOR & REPETITION If there is one, single thing you can

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