Cleaning Your Cutting Board

A while ago, I was reminded of a technique for cleaning cutting boards that I once knew. Ever since, I’ve been meaning to write a post about it. While this article isn’t going to make you ... Read More

Mmmm… Refreshing

So as you can tell, I’ve been working on cleaning up the site. At first I was only going to switch to a responsive template, but pretty soon I was working up a new logo, iconography, color schem... Read More

Baruch Dayan HaEmet

With tremendous sorrow, I regret to announce the passing of my dear friend Stella Frankl I was privileged to cook meals on request for her and her family during her illness I offer my deepest condolen... Read More

Cooking Charts… Now for Mobile Apps

My Cooking Charts are the most popular posts on my blog. And, since my alter ego is a web developer, I thought I would try my hand at making them into an app. Well, it turns out it was easier than I t... Read More

A Little Housecleaning

I’ve just reorganized my food charts and updated the technology so they’re sortable and searchable. There are images and links, new charts for grains and vegetables… it’s like ... Read More

Q & A: Morton’s Tender Quick

You mentioned Morton Tender Quick in your article on Home Curing Meat. Do you know if this is available in Israel? Is MTQ healthier to use than saltpeter? Where can one buy saltpeter in Israel? How wo... Read More

Q&A: Melting Chocolate

I was following a recipe and added margarine to the chocolate, when it became hard and grainy. What went wrong? How do I fix it? Also, is there an easier way to melt chocolate than in a double boiler?... Read More