In this week’s parsha, Parshas Mikeitz, the story of Yosef continues. After being sold at the age of seventeen, bought by Potiphar the chief executioner of Pharaoh (see Onkelos to Bereishis 39:1), then languishing in p
This recipe was born by a need for a new, and different, vegetable side dish… Though green beans and salads are a staple in my house, I wanted something fresh, delicious, and inspired.
I served this on Friday night wh
In this week’s parsha, Parshas Vayeishev, seventeen year old Yosef, the beloved son of Yaakov Avinu and Rachel Imainu (who died in last week’s parsha), begins to dream of greatness. He dreams of his brothers sheaves
This unique crisp is a delicious and beautiful way to celebrate a fall fruit which doesn’t get enough attention: persimmons. With their bright orange color, sweet flavor, and soft flesh, this fruit works so well when c
In this week’s parsha, Parshas Vayishlach, Yaakov and his family are on the move, as they return to Eretz Canaan, having left the confines of the house of Lavan.
As the parsha opens, Yaakov is afraid and distressed, as
This week’s parsha, Parshas Vayeitzei, opens as Yaakov Avinu is on the run, fleeing the wrath of his brother, Eisav, who wants to kill him over the contested brachos (blessings) (Bereishis 27). Alone, he leaves Be’er
This is a delicious cabbage salad; quick, easy, crunchy and flavorful. It takes minutes to throw together and is a favorite with all.
Quick and Crunchy Honey-Soy Cabbage Salad
In a bowl, combine:
1 bag (14-16 oz.) c
In this week’s parsha, Parshas Toldos, twin sons - Yaakov and Eisav - are born to Yitzchak and Rivka, after many years of childlessness. Eisav, reddish and hairy, is born first, while Yaakov is born second, holding on
This is a delicious and hearty soup, perfect for a chilly fall evening. It was inspired by a parve Cauliflower-Brussel Sprout soup that my sister-in-law made and shared with me.
The lentils in the soup are an ode to th