Six days into this holiday, and the matzah is getting old. How many times can you eat it with cream cheese? Try these recipes to get you through the home stretch. Moadim l'simcha! SALSA VERDE 4 large or 6 small tomatillos (looks like a green tomato in a husk) 3 scallions 1 clove of garlic … Continue reading Spicing up the matzah
After school snack ideas
No matter how much food I pack in my kids' lunches, every day they come home from the bus famished. I'm lucky if I get a hug before I get a load of whining. Many days I'm too busy finishing up work to prepare an after school snack. But every time I do get something … Continue reading After school snack ideas
This is not another granola recipe. Well it's sorta not. In truth, I set out to make granola. I got out my huge challah dough bowl and filled it with all the oats I have left. I had big plans to make my last batch of granola before Pesach. And then I decided to add … Continue reading Homemade cereal
Garden winners–in December!
It's early December, and I harvested most of our dinner from the backyard farm garden. Sure, it's been a warm winter so far, but there definitely has been frost on the ground some nights, and both our kale and our sunchokes made it into December. Now, if that sounds like serious gardening skills, it's not, … Continue reading Garden winners–in December!
Odds & Ends Soup
We've eaten mighty well this summer and fall. Our garden has been a success, yielding loads of greens, peppers, tomatoes and herbs. And we joined a CSA (community supported agriculture), which meant that a local organic farm added to our garden harvest. (Check out their website for next year's shares.) All that goodness makes me … Continue reading Odds & Ends Soup
Homemade ramen & miracle mommies
What to you do when your 9-yr.-old looks at you with these eyes: And says this: Mommy, you know that noodle soup in the box that you won't ever buy? Can you find a way to make it? You say yes. And then you think: Freeze-dried, fake-flavored, factory-made soup? My kid thinks I can work … Continue reading Homemade ramen & miracle mommies