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My apartment is quiet. I am at a loss. We’re just coming off ten days of school vacation—which, combined with the very noisy, wolf-whistling roofers atop the building right outside my bedroom office window, made for extremely low productivity last week. Unless, of course, you count the trips to the Intrepid, the New York Hall ...Keep Reading
I’m pretty sure that if Stephen, my Italian-American husband and one true love, had known that every few years his birthday would fall during Passover and he’d have to forgo a traditional cake, he never would’ve married me. I’m also pretty sure that if he’d known I might produce something like this Flourless Chocolate-Raspberry Torte, ...Keep Reading
OHMYGOD the first seder is the day after tomorrow. In case you missed that: The Day After Tomorrow. We’re going to my parents’ for the second night, but it looks like the first seder will be a casual affair at home, just the three of us. I’ll be making Overnight Chicken Soup tomorrow night, and ...Keep Reading
My friends, I owe you a recipe. Heck, I owe you several dozen recipes by now, and I apologize. The logjam is insane: Zucchini Potato Fritters, Slow Cooker Chicken with Fennel & Lemon, Homemade Cheez-Its, Triple Chocolate Zucchini Muffins… I was about to start making excuses, but: No. You deserve a recipe, and I shall ...Keep Reading