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And the winner is…

January 9, 2014 | 7 Comments

 Running my best of 2013 contest has been a lot of fun.  Your nominations introduced me to a number of new and exciting food writers and their websites and it was super cool to see you...

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2013-Best

The Best of 2013: Your Nominations

December 30, 2013 | 8 Comments

Ten days ago I shared my idea for giving back to the food community by offering one food writer the chance to win a 5.5qt Le Creuset Dutch oven, but that wasn’t a choice I...

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Figs stuffed with garlic

Figs stuffed with garlic & My visit to Seattle

October 27, 2013 | 6 Comments

Oh Seattle.  I miss you.  In July, I had the pleasure of returning to Seattle.  If you haven’t had the pleasure of visiting this corner of the world, you should.  It’s peaceful, serene and beautiful...

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Cooking with Simon Majumdar

{Giveaway} Shabbat with Simon Majumdar

September 16, 2013 | 9 Comments

Writing about food has sent all sorts of opportunities my way.  This year alone I have had the privilege to sample unrivalled kosher wines, eat some of the best meat in the country, dine at...

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It’s almost August and Kansas City is getting ready for the second annual Kosher BBQ festival.  As exciting as that is, I am thrilled that I stepped down from the judging table this year to...

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Eight Travel Tips for the Healthy Foodie

8 Travel Tips for the Healthy Foodie

June 3, 2013 | 14 Comments

May was one busy month.  My wife and I both had business-related travel that sent her to New York for a weekend and me to Dallas for two days.  As a family we visited friends...

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Gluten free menu for mother's day picnic

Mother’s day: A Gluten Free Picnic

May 17, 2013 | 11 Comments

The travel season has just begun in our home.  My wife just got back from a weekend in NY and the coming months will see us visiting Nebraska, California, Texas and Washington for a mix...

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As the Kosher Food and Wine Experience slips in to the culinary memories of Foodies across the East Coast, I have returned home, invigorated by the foods I tasted, wines I discovered, and food friends...

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I LOVE NY Snow

Kosher New York City in 50 Hours or Less

February 14, 2013 | 19 Comments

When I arrived in a snow-dusted New York City for the Kosher Food and Wine Experience I had a game plan.  Lots of people to see, lots of places to eat, and lots of things to write...

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Chickpeas

Hummus Recipe Redo

January 24, 2013 | 11 Comments

That whole hummus obsession of mine has returned and although it’s been a number of months since I last wrote about my love of chickpeas, I’m not sharing a new recipe with you today, rather,...

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A couple of weeks a go, my routine email checking became a lot more exciting.  Waiting in my inbox was an email with a subject line that that jumped out grabbed my attention as though...

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Avocados in Jerusalem's Shuk

Your Gift To Me

December 31, 2012 | 7 Comments

For some reason, this post has proven to be one of the most difficult posts I have ever sat down to write.  I have lost track of the number of drafts that I have copied...

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Dad, Daniella and a Turkey

Thanksgiving 2012

November 22, 2012 | 2 Comments

Note: I did hesitate before posting this message, my previous post explains why.  If you didn’t read my thoughts from earlier in the week, I encourage you to do so. November 2008 was the first...

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I feel a little guilty counting my blessings today.  I have plenty of things to be thankful for and the last few weeks have reminded me of that but today it seems wrong to talk...

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Our baby girl is seven weeks old, she smiles, she giggles, she sleeps through the night and she is growing ever day.  With a newborn and an excited 2 and a half year old at...

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As plant-based diets become more and more mainstream and people's lives become busier and busier I'm noticing more and more vegan slow cooker cookbooks.  In reviewing Fresh from the Vegan Slow Cooker by Robin Roberston, I underwent...

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