No butter? Have a blender?

Sometimes, things are ridiculously simple in the kitchen. Making fresh butter is one of them. Learn how to fight the butter shortage with this quick tutorial on how to make your own butter.... Read More

Master Chef Final Not Kosher

Observant and traditional Jews were startled this week to discover they were sifted out of participating as audience members and judges for Channel 2 television’s “Master Chef” cook... Read More


There’s a street not far from Ben Yehudah Street in Jerusalem where several very trendy, upscale restaurants can be found. Among them sits Gabriel. We had heard several positive reviews from fri... Read More

Kosher Gatorade Coming to Market

Pretty soon readers in the States will be able to grab a kosher Gatorade after a long workout or ball game or while slaving away in a hot kitchen. That iconic quart of electrolyte-laden thirst-quenchi... Read More


I’ve spoken about this in my Herbs & Spices class: cilantro is a love/hate flavor profile. Unless you’re a reformed hater. Like I am. And you can be, too. I don’t make it a habit... Read More