Category: taste


Yogurt Parfait

In the early morning, I layer yogurt, berries, granola and honey into a glass mug for my little guy. It’s his breakfast on the sixth day of Passover, when meager offerings beckon from our refrigerator and the idea of food has lost its novelty. This holiday tries everyone’s patience, and we wonder why we yearn for simple things like pasta… Read more →

chef at work

Making Applesauce

Night was falling all around us in blues and dusks, as I chopped apples from our bounty picked last week at the orchard. Metallica played in the kitchen as Shaya and I chopped almost in unison on partner cutting boards, depositing the small pieces of apple in the pot. I shredded nutmeg over the cut apples, sprinkled in sugar, added… Read more →

Cottage Cheese Pancakes

They come out thin, almost like crepes, with a hint of sweetness so soothing, you don’t really need maple syrup to enhance them. My eldest son always asks for cottage cheese pancakes when it’s a special morning or I have the time to make them but today, it was my idea. Perhaps because I’m looking down the barrel of the… Read more →