Happy New Year! We hope 2014 brings you much love, good health and lots of happiness. Here’s our last scoop of the year… Ron Lieber’s article “The Holidays: A Bit More Giving, a Bit Less Getting” from The Motherlode Blog in The New York Times is a great read if you need some new and creative ways to balance out…[Read More »]
December 2013 archive
I’m thinking about kugel this week. It’s the ultimate comfort food. Perfect for this time of year. But I’m a little tired of the old standby — the egg noodles, sour cream, cottage cheese, brown sugar kind of kugel. Don’t get me wrong – what’s not too like? It’s a classic and also delicious –…[Read More »]
I have a confession to make. I often take my kids to our local comic book shop under the pretense that I want to buy them comics.
But it’s really me who wants to buy them. You see, I have a thing for graphic novels.
Potatoes are my afterthought. After making the kids’ breakfast, mid-morning school snack, and packed lunch; After coming up with some kind of after-school snack that’s wholesome, won’t make my car too messy, and will hold the kids until dinner; After schlepping the kids to their various after-school activities and finally making it home (sometimes to breakfast dishes that still need to be done); After figuring out what to make for a quick, easy, and nutritious main course for dinner; Then and only then might I start thinking about potatoes.[Read More »]
The Scoop – November’s round up of inspiring and thought provoking articles from across the globe.[Read More »]