Monthly Archives: March 2014

The Swarm was a hot property!

I was just thinking about laying down for a Sunday afternoon nap when my doorbell rang. I retreated to the bathroom and let my husband deal with it. As usual, it didn’t work. When I came out of the bathroom, … Continue reading

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Live Below the Line–why?

On Monday, I got a Tweet  and an email from Zhanna Veyts, the director of online engagement for HIAS, the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society. She will “live below the line,” from April 28 to May 2, that is, she will … Continue reading

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Weight Watchers? What Weight Watchers? Tracking points?

I try not to whine about being on a diet, which involves using the Weight Watchers iphone app to track my ‘points,’  the WW term for unionized calories, for the day and trying to keep within the proposed guidelines. But … Continue reading

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Let’s call them the Wednesday Hamentashen

I made striped Chocolate Ganache Hamentashen last year for Purim which was near the middle of March.  I’ll be making them again this year on Wednesday March 4 at 1 pm at Etz Chayim. Etz Women only, please… This is … Continue reading

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Hamantashen MADNESS

My hamentashen are great, but as far as wacky goes, they are extremely tame. If you follow this link and go to “Kitchen Tested,” which is the food blog of Melinda Strauss, you can see rainbow ones, where the author … Continue reading

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S’more Hamentashen

S’more Hamentashen Graham cracker dough adapted from Nancy Silverton’s Pastries from the La Brea Bakery via Smitten Kitchen 2 1/2 cups plus 2 tablespoons (375 grams) unbleached all-purpose flour 
1 cup (176 grams) dark brown sugar, lightly packed
 1 teaspoon … Continue reading

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S’more Hamentashen

S’more Hamentashen Graham cracker dough adapted from Nancy Silverton’s Pastries from the La Brea Bakery via Smitten Kitchen 2 1/2 cups plus 2 tablespoons (375 grams) unbleached all-purpose flour 
1 cup (176 grams) dark brown sugar, lightly packed
 1 teaspoon … Continue reading

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