Lentils for Parshas Toldos

This post is dedicated to all the mom's who spend Friday working (or running errands because they spend every other day working) and are just now starting to cook Shabbos. No worries, this soup takes 10 minutes prep and about a half hour to cook. I can’t promise this soup’s worth your birthright, but it’s … Continue reading Lentils for Parshas Toldos

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Soup for dinner

This week in Chicago we got slammed. The -30F windchill tomorrow calls for my warmest clothes and my heartiest soup. Take your pick. YELLOW SPLIT PEA SOUP 1.5 cups yellow split peas, rinsed (you can substitute green ones, but the yellow ones smell like flowers, and that’s just cool) 3 whole carrots, peeled and roughly … Continue reading Soup for dinner

Lentils for Parshas Toldos

I can’t promise this soup’s worth your birthright, but it’s pretty good. We eat it every year on Parshas Toldos in honor of the soup that Esau sold to Jacob. It happens to also be easy, fast and incredibly cheap to make. Esau could have saved himself a lot of trouble and made it himself. … Continue reading Lentils for Parshas Toldos