March 2015 archive

Passover Cocktails

For the past few days I’ve been really zeroing in on my Passover menu. I’m starting to get organized—making lists and thinking about what I can prepare ahead of time, what I’ll make the day of, which markets I’ll be shopping at, and what I need to pre-order.  But then, I pushed all my planning…

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10 Plagues Coasters Giveaway Winners

Congratulations Helene Edelman and Taylor Richards, the winners of the Matanote exclusive giveaway! They’ll receive two packages of coasters and a card set valued at $75! If you haven’t ordered these fabulous coasters yet, there’s still time. Check out Matanote’s Etsy shop.

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Breaking Matzo

Thanks to Andy Goldfarb, our Passover Seders will never be the same.  After you learn about Andy and his Breaking Matzo project, neither will yours.  Andy starts his Seder with a matzo-eating contest, asking everyone around the table to eat one piece of matzo as fast as they can without any water. “We have fun…

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Passover Roundup 2015

Happy Monday! Today I’m sharing all the goodies I’ve rounded up for Passover. Some are new and some are favorites from last year. Hope you enjoy!    

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Ten Plagues Coasters Giveaway!

I was so thrilled to discover Matanote’s fabulous Passover coasters last year. They quickly became one of the most coveted items to have around your seder table. Well, they’re back! And Passover is less than three weeks away. Molly Rosenberg created Matanote after a disappointing quest to find thoughtful and well-designed paper goods for Jewish occasions….

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Modern Jewish Cooking

 I’ve been a big fan of Leah Koenig for years.  From Za’atar Burgers to Chocolate Pomegranate Gushers to a Moroccan Chanukah dinner, I can always count on Leah not only for great recipes, but also for new twists on traditional favorites. Leah writes for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Saveur, Epicurious, CHOW,…

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Poppy Seed Pie for Purim

Every year a few weeks before Purim I start to feel a little Jewish guilt. I don’t particular enjoy making hamantaschens, and since the kids started middle school, I stopped making them altogether. Truth be told, I don’t really have much patience for making any sort of cookies.  I’d also love for the kids to celebrate…

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