Posts Tagged ‘family’

Mexico City

Happy New Year! I’m taking a little break from my usual blog posting about Jewish life and style to share some of our photos and highlights of our recent Mexico City trip. We all had such a great time and were surprised by how much we loved this city. (The New York Times just selected Mexico City…

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A letter to Bubbie

Dear Bubbie,   We live in California now, and my Jewish cooking has gotten all mixed up with local influences. I’m sorry and I feel really bad but your beloved chicken soup has become your grandchildren’s favorite Mexican chicken soup. I still make your soup. Especially when the kids are sick or it’s a really cold…

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Making Tamales with Samuel

Every summer my son and I make tamales.  It was originally his idea. As a Jewish girl growing up in New Jersey, I didn’t really know a heck of a lot about Mexican food. I knew where to get the best bagels and lox, pickles and pastrami, ice cream and candy. Mexican food was not…

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Timor’s Modern Family

I first discovered Timor’s dolls on her Etsy shop. I thought they were charming and fun and would make for great gifts. But then I kept thinking about them—all of them—going back to Timor’s shop over the course of days and weeks.

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