לחם קופים

Monkey Bread Bird's Eye View

כולי אחוזת התרגשות! דוד, האחיין הבכור שלי, נכנס לעול מצוות השבוע! ציפי, אמו של דוד (ואחותי), היא סופרוומן שכזו.  אמא לשישה ילדים מתוקים (בלי עין הרע) +בעל, עובדת במשרה מלאה ותובענית, מנהלת בית למופת.  ראשונה להתנדב לכל משימה, אחרונה ללכת לישון, חוטפת משהו לאכול (אם זוכרת) ולעולם לא חושבת על עצמה. לאחר אין ספור תחנונים
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Monkey Bread

Monkey Bread Bird's Eye View

David, my oldest nephew is turning Bar Mitzvah this week and I am giddy with excitement!  After all, it’s the first Bar Mitzvah from my side! Zippi (his mother, my sister), is the crazy superwomen type.  She has six kids (God bless them (and her)), a demanding full-time job, a household to run and a
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Homemade Pumpkin Purée

Homemade Pumpkin Puree

If, like me, you live in a place with no canned pumpkin purée to be found in your neighborhood supermarket, please do not shred your pumpkin muffins, quick breads and cakes recipes! It’s so easy to make pumpkin purée at home! I usually make purée from one pumpkin at a time.  I use whatever amount
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World Cup Roasted Nuts

World Cup Roasted Nuts

My DNA is the proud owner of dominant football loving genes from both sides.  Zayde, my maternal grandfather, a learned, observant orthodox Jew and a die-hard Maccabi Haifa fan, could barely wait for Shabbat to end so that he can turn the radio on and get the weekend’s scores.  Granddad, my paternal grandfather, was a proud owner of Arsenal
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Homemade Ricotta Style Cheese

Homemade Ricotta Sytle Cheese Perfect Snack

Did you know that plastic milk bags use less plastic than plastic milk containers, making them less environmental harmful than the latter?  And that they are often cheaper? And that once washed and dried inside out, they can be reused as sandwich bags or for freezing food? Unfortunately, as much as I love planet earth I cannot use those friendly bags,
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