Ever since I went to Israel eleven years ago, I fell in love with falafels. Funny side-story: My first visit was for orientation with my company and the first night there, we headed to Jaffa (the old city near Tel Aviv) for dinner as a group. Someone found an Italian place and made reservations. I […]Read More פלאפל
Still having a hard time cooking for the two of us, with the kids moved out and this round is not exception. Had an itching for French Dip sandwiches. Wife doesn’t care for it – doesn’t like soggy bread, but likes roast beef sandwiches, so it’s a sealed deal: French Dip for dinner. I’ve made […]Read More Trempette Française
Over a year ago, a friend gave me their deli slicer. She saw I was cooking large meats like briskets, pastrami and roast beef and I’ve mentioned I considered investing in one. They didn’t use theirs anymore and donated it to me. Thank you, Jackie! I’ve used it off and on, and there’s been times […]Read More Any Way You Slice It…
I am a family of five. My wife, three kids and myself (and 4 dogs) 6 months ago, we all lived under 1 roof. As of last week, it’s just my wife and myself. It’s a headrush to be sure. Eldest left for another state (Missouri) to move in with his best friend. Middle child […]Read More Empty Nesting
With Lox! I did it! I finally made smoked lox! Or, I finally made edible smoked lox. I discovered lox in my travels to Israel. Cold, cured salmon, thinly sliced, stacked on a bagel with cream cheese, capers, sliced tomatoes and purple onions. So good. And I’ve purchased lox here as well, but it’s kind […]Read More How Do Salmon Secure Their Houses?