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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

DIY: How to Fry Perfect Taco Shells in Minutes

You asked us for it, so here’s how you can make your own little tacos.   Here’s how to fry the wonton wrappers so they take the shape of a taco. You’ll need: A taco shell maker/taco...
Buying new knives in honor of Rosh Hashanah? Or to be ready for the month-long cooking marathon?

Are You Ready for a New Knife? Here’s Our Favs.

Buying new knives in honor of Rosh Hashanah? Or to be ready for the month-long cooking marathon?   There is a minhag, found mostly in the Chassidic community, of purchasing a new knife for Rosh...

10 Side Dishes You Can Make When You’re in a Rush

You’ve got the main. But what is the side dish going to be when you don’t really have much more time?   I once asked my uncle if he would like pasta, rice, or potatoes as...

Here’s the Trick for Keeping Your Guacamole Forever Green

Want the guacamole you prepared to last a few days? Place your guacamole in a plastic container and cover with plastic wrap under the lid. To make your guac, blend 3 ripe avocados...

Why a Family-Style Charcuterie Board Will be Your Family’s New Favorite Meal

Serve this for Shabbos lunch along with the cholent and salads and they’ll run to the table.   Traditionally, the word “charcuterie” refers to different types of preserved meats. We loved the concept (variety is fun!),...

We Have the Secret to an Amazing Sugar-Free Lemonade

  Yes, even lemonade can be faked. And there’s no shame in that. Only deliciousness.   I had slaved and prepared everything from salads, to mains, to desserts. Everything was fresh and perfect. Yet, at the...

Need a Summer-Worthy Dessert That Pleases Everyone? Get Out Your Waffle Cones.

Ice cream cones aren’t just a treat. They can also be your no-bake solution to dessert. Sure, waffle cones are great for ice cream (did you see these cones that Renee picked up up at...

Are You Tired of Biting Open Freeze Pops and Getting Sticky? Wish There Was...

There is. And your kids will never need your scissor or your teeth again when it’s time for ices.   Freeze pops, no matter which time you buy, are summer’s most economical refresher. They’re the...
The Best Way to Cook Your Summer Corn (and there’s no pot or grill required). Think that cooking corn is easy? It just got easier.

The Best Way to Cook Your Summer Corn (and there’s no pot or grill...

Think that cooking corn is easy? It just got easier. I learned this trick years ago, when I attended a cooking demonstration by Chef Mike Gershkovich of Mike’s Bistro in Manhattan.

Kosher Supermarkets vs. Mainstream Supermarkets. I like to shop at both, and here’s why. 

 I love the convenience of kosher supermarkets. But I’m not giving up my mainstream markets. Here’s some reasons why.   Groceries, direct to my door? To me, that’s a dream that only in-town dwellers enjoy. Being...
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