Last minute edible gifts

Celebrating this week or not, there's hardly anyone who won't be gift giving to family, colleagues or even the cleaning lady. If you haven't gotten something together yet, or if you need to beef up a present you already purchased, there's nothing like homemade goodies. And since you're already running late here, I've sorted through … Continue reading Last minute edible gifts

Perfect popcorn

Homemade popcorn's been a Shabbos afternoon staple around here for years because it's yummy, healthy, easy and cheap. Inevitably when I serve it to our Shabbos guests, someone always remarks with wonder that I made it in a pot. I promise you, it's easier than making noodles, and once you make it, you'll never return … Continue reading Perfect popcorn

Shabbos party dilemma

Start the day with a special breakfast, different from a week day breakfast. Follow that up with a treat for davening nicely. Head to shul groups and wash down a plastic cup full of assorted candies with a cup of grape soda. Add a cookie, coffee cake (or two) to your chullent at kiddush and … Continue reading Shabbos party dilemma