More Gift Ideas—Organic Food Subscription Boxes

  While we’re on the subject of healthy snacks, I thought that this would be a good time to share this list of twenty food subscription boxes again… 1.  Blue Apron Who:  People who want to experiment with fun and creative recipes, avoid grocery shopping, and adventurous chefs who enjoy trying new ingredients. What:  FreshContinue reading “More Gift Ideas—Organic Food Subscription Boxes”

Labor Day Layout

  This weekend is Labor Day weekend…a holiday strangely positioned in the school year calendar…Let’s start school for a week or two, and then give the kids a long weekend to re-mess up the schedules that their parents have been trying so hard to get them used to over the last few weeks. Anyway, LaborContinue reading “Labor Day Layout”

Silan Chicken

Silan,  also referred to as Israeli date honey, is a rich syrup made from dates. Silan has a dark chestnut color, darker than maple syrup, about the color of cola….a taste similar to molasses….and a texture that is as thick as molasses but more fluid than bee honey. You can find at local “kosher” markets, but even livingContinue reading “Silan Chicken”

Baking

Eggs are one of the main ingredients used in baking, and so the first topic in this “Taking Up Baking” series of posts.Eggs consist of three main parts—a fragile and porous shell, the yolk, the egg white—plus membranes and chalazae, two white strands that hold the yolk in the center of the white. Eggs carryContinue reading “Baking”