Pictures of my 2012 back yard sukkah!
An open letter to my readers for Yom Kippur.
Speaking at the International Food Blogger Conference in Portland, Oregon on August 25, 2012
Proposed legislation in New York & California is aimed at banning certain soda sales due to the rise in obesity. Is it the right move? You decide
Learn the Jewish history of foie gras and the natural alternative to force-feeding geese.
Announcing the launch of my new food website, The History Kitchen. Culinary history, vintage recipes and more!
The cultivation of a rare and precious spice – saffron – offers Afghan farmers a legal alternative to illegal opium poppy farming.
Roasted cauliflower salad from Calabria, Italy with olives, capers, chili pepper, parsley and olive oil.
Speaking at BlogHer Food 2012, a food blogging conference in Seattle, Washington
Do we know the truth about salt? A New York Times article questions the prevailing wisdom on cutting salt to lower blood pressure & stay healthy.
Does animal welfare impact food quality? Learn if free range, cage free, pastured eggs, dairy & grass fed beef are worth the extra expense
Food travel on a budget – can’t afford a Culinary Vacation? Plan a Culinary Staycation featuring the exotic foods and flavors of foreign lands.
There’s nothing like a little piñata humor to kick off Cinco de Mayo weekend.
Why Paul McCartney Made Mashed Potatoes in a 1998 live internet video for fans, a few months after this passing of his wife Linda McCartney.
Interview with Anne Herz Sommer, a 108 yr old Holocaust survivor and pianist. Alice relied on her music and optimism to help her survive the war.
Happy Passover! Chag Pesach Sameach from our family to yours.
Thank you for voting for The Shiksa in the Kitchen and Tori Avey – IACP People’s Choice Award for Best Culinary Blog of 2012
Vote for Tori and The Shiksa in the Kitchen in the IACP People’s Choice Awards for 2012!
Contest – win a gorgeous Waring Pro double waffle iron. Comment and let me know your favorite breakfast-for-dinner dish. Easy entry & giveaway!
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Truffles are the most expensive food in the world, worth their weight in gold because of their scarcity. Are truffles really worth all this fuss?
Composers and lyricists use dummy lyrics as placeholders. Here are George and Ira Gershwin’s silly food lyrics for their hit song “I Got Rhythm.”