Tag: holiday

Food Lovers Gift Guide

Gift Ideas for the Cook in Your Life From fun stocking stuffers and edible indulgences (Roe Caviar, I’m looking at you), to inspiring cookbooks and splurge-worthy kitchen gadgets (who doesn’t want a high-powered blow torch for the perfect golden sear?), here is my gift giving guide for 2015. • • • EAT & DRINK     READ  …  Read More

Holiday Gift Guide

‘Tis the Season Here’s a little gift inspiration for the culinarian on your list this holiday season. I’ve included some of my favorite products for stocking stuffers – decadent caramels, artisan sea salt and small-batch soy sauce – as well as a few splurge-worthy items such as the classic chef’s knife from Shun and handmade…  Read More

Rosh Hashanah Recipes

A Toast to the New Year During Rosh Hashanah at my house, you’ll find dishes ripe with raisins, apples, honey and pomegranate alongside the traditional brisket or roasted chicken and noodle kugel. My grandma’s chopped chicken liver always has a place at my table, but especially during the holidays. This time of year it’s so…  Read More

Easter Recipes

A Springtime Brunch As the temperatures creep above freezing and the snow starts to melt, I get excited to swap out root vegetables and heavy stews for Spring ingredients and vibrant flavors. This year, I’m thinking beyond the traditional ham-and-deviled-egg Easter feast, opting for fresh asparagus and lobster salad, tarragon-encrusted lamb with goat cheese and my…  Read More

Easter Recipes

A Springtime Brunch As the temperatures creep above freezing and the snow starts to melt, I get excited to swap out root vegetables and heavy stews for Spring ingredients and vibrant flavors. This year, I’m thinking beyond the traditional ham-and-deviled-egg Easter feast, opting for fresh asparagus and lobster salad, tarragon-encrusted lamb with goat cheese and my…  Read More

Matzoh Ball Soup|||Dill-Marinated Herring

Passover Recipes

My Seder Traditions For the uninformed, the Passover seder is a ritual feast that marks the beginning of the Jewish holiday of Passover. It is held at sundown on the 14th day of Nissan in the Hebrew calendar and on the 15th by observant Jews living outside Israel. It’s basically Thanksgiving for Jews, and it’s…  Read More

Matzoh Ball Soup|||Dill-Marinated Herring

Passover Recipes

My Seder Traditions For the uninformed, the Passover seder is a ritual feast that marks the beginning of the Jewish holiday of Passover. It is held at sundown on the 14th day of Nissan in the Hebrew calendar and on the 15th by observant Jews living outside Israel. It’s basically Thanksgiving for Jews, and it’s…  Read More

A Holiday Menu

Tis’ the Season for Good Food Whether you’re heading to a friend’s place for appetizers and Hot Toddies, or catching up with the extended family over Christmas dinner, good food and drink ties the season together. Of course, I have my own stash of holiday recipes. So many of these dishes have played a role in…  Read More

A Holiday Menu

Tis’ the Season for Good Food Whether you’re heading to a friend’s place for appetizers and Hot Toddies, or catching up with the extended family over Christmas dinner, good food and drink ties the season together. Of course, I have my own stash of holiday recipes. So many of these dishes have played a role in…  Read More