Although this week the weather here in LA has taken a cooler turn, the week prior was blazing hot and it made me aware that the season for outdoor dining is
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
This craft project has everything…few supplies, pretty colors, destruction (which is fun for boys), requires no skill, produces something really pretty, and the best part – requires little parent supervision.
Although Lag B’Omer is celebrated by very few outside of Israel, in the Holy Land it is celebrated with bonfires and barbecues (among other things). Israeli’s are masters of barbecue and
When I first saw this “Grill Time Pork Rub” with the Orthodox Union certification on it, it made me chuckle. I wondered what kind of market is there for kosher pork rub?
I love Japanese food. Whenever I lived in the hinterland (that is anyplace outside of LA) and returned home, one of the first things my mom and I would do
It definitely feels like summer here in Los Angeles and I’ve already started barbecuing about twice a week. I love barbecuing because it is just so dead easy and quick to
My father instilled in me a respect for classic literature as a child and I remain this day a big believer in reading books that are worthwhile. There is a
Today is the final day of the 2nd Annual A Very Jewish Summer and we conclude with a gorgeous recipe by Busy in Brooklyn, one of my favorite kosher food bloggers. She