Meatballs and Spaghetti

It’s the first week of January and the gym is packed. I find it funny that in just one month the number of these New Year’s resolvers will dwindle leaving more room to move in the gym classes. But for those of you planning a marathon of work outs, you’re going to need some fuel…

Fleishig Latkes!

I’ve been dreaming about latkes for weeks.  Bon Apetit featured a wonderful recipe from Chef Michael Solomonov that includes celeriac and mushrooms, served with a roasted apple and onion compote — this will definitely be featured in our house one night of the eight. But we’re also house-sitting our friends fleishig deep-fryer, which has been…

Time to Get Stuffed!

On Sukkot, a holiday of feasting and celebrating abundance, there is a tradition of eating stuffed foods — vegetables stuffed with ground meat or cheese, stuffed pastries, pastas, and anything you can fill with something delicious.  The foods symbolize our wishes for a year full of blessings, and, as Rachel Saks suggests, an opportunity to…

Spiced Beef Cigars

A grown-up take on burger patties, with cumin and garlic, in a fun new shape!