Festive, heart-shaped shower desserts.
Twenty-seven years ago, a family moved into the house across the street from mine. This family had two little girls, ages three years and six months. I was thirteen at the time and could just see the babysitting money in my future. I did indeed end up babysitting for the [...]
Wild asparagus and spring produce at a Paris market
As 2012 comes to a close, I am already starting to look ahead to 2013 and make my culinary resolutions for the new year. But before I do that, I want to look back on the year that was: what special dishes I ate, what [...]
So, remember last December when I started a project to throw a different party for each month of the year? I called it “Twelve Months of Parties for 2012.” (I found out cialis online pharmacy
later that an out-of-town friend of my husband’s who is a faithful reader — thank you! — called it [...]
For most of us, Thanksgiving is the beginning of a season of indulgence that lasts right through New Year’s. In my family at least, the holiday season is a time of parties, giving and receiving edible gifts and festive multi-course meals. All year long I look forward to those traditional family dishes that [...]
For Rosh Hashanah, it is traditional to make challah, the festive holiday bread, in a circle as opposed to the usual oblong loaf.
The Jewish holiday of Rosh Hashanah begins at sundown on September 16 – just a week away. Many families, including my own, are beginning to make their holiday plans and prepare [...]