Food

Spicy Jews: Jewish Food around the World

Where ever Jews have lived they have adapted and adopted the local foods and flavors. Over and over again I see my interfaith couples creating blended cuisines as they merge the foods from both cultures in the marriage.  Come explore more spices, more flavors! Adapt them to your own kitchen. I have discussed these merged…

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Churros that Kids Can Make

In my Mexican and Jewish extended family we are always happy to find cross over recipes. Churros are a BIG HIT! Last year we made Baked Pumpkin Churros with my friend, Laurie, aka baker par excellence. We did it in a Zoom class. Laurie altered your typical deep fried churros to baked.  That meant that…

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Food Fights: Food Fun!

Color me stupid, I just couldn’t sort out the three FOOD sessions being taught by Professor Rachel Gross of San Francisco State University. So I sat down and sketched out the exact details. I’m posting them here on my website so I can easily refer friends and foodies to them.  Here we go! Classes on…

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A Covid December Dilemma – what the heck will we do?

(Photo of Smashed fried plantains topped with Cuban-style pot roast make a perfect Hanukkah appetizer. by Faith Kramer) Hanukkah starts tonight. Christmas is two weeks away. Nothing about our holidays will be the same this year.  No big dinners, no parties, not even a cozy coffee with a friend. No shopping, no baking and dropping…

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Pumpkin Churros for Halloween

Let’s Bake! My dear friend, Laurie, runs online cooking classes for kids and their families. I’ve joined her before. Since no one is going house to house for Halloween let’s all join her for an evening of making Pumpkin Churros with caramel dipping sauce! I know, decadent, but think of all the calories you aren’t…

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