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Have You Got The X Factor?

 

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Have you got the cooking X factor?

One of my guests who participated in my cooking tour recently complained, “I get frustrated to invest so much time in cooking when the food is gone so quickly.” Can you imagine what I answered?


 

Ice Cream – The Ultimate in Comfort Food

 

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They say that chicken soup can heal a cold and mend a broken heart, but I beg to differ. When you need real consolation, there’s nothing like digging into a tub of cookie dough ice cream. And everyone knows that confidences shared over a double scoop of rocky road will bond friends forever.

It’s funny how ice cream conjures diverse thoughts. It speaks of indulgence and calories, of hot summer nights and childhood dreams. For me, just looking at an ice cream cone immediately evokes memories of birthday parties and summer celebrations.


 

Refreshing Kosher Meals for the Three Weeks –...

 

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Shift into hot summer days with cool kosher cuisine.

This year, June 29th corresponds to the Hebrew fast day of the Seventeenth of Tammuz – the opening of a time period reserved for somber reflection culminating in the fast of Tisha B’Av. Like iron bookends, these two dates frame what is commonly called the “Three Weeks.” Many people are unaware of this warp on the Jewish calendar, much the less observe its prohibitions. It doesn’t get much press.