We are what we eat

Do you know what is the LAST cultural practice immigrants give up?  Their native cuisine.  I remember learning that in a college history class. At the time I was living on a dorm floor that was about half Asian girls. ALL OF THEM, despite how long they or their families had been in the US…

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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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Published on October 7th, 2021

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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