Posts Tagged “DIY”

Homemade ricotta cheese {recipe review}

By | August 3, 2014

This is the first recipe I’m testing and reviewing from Leah Schapira and Victoria Dwek’s cookbook, Dairy Made Easy. I’ve been living in Israel nearly four and a half years, but I’ve bought ricotta cheese exactly one time. It was three months after my aliyah, and I wanted the ricotta so I could make “real” baked ziti for my […]

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Preserved lemons

By | June 5, 2014

Over the last couple of months, I’ve often thought about doing a post on preserved lemons, but I always back out and do something else instead. See, here’s the thing: I’m not totally sold on the magic that preserved lemons are supposed to be. And I wonder if I missed something terribly obvious. So don’t consider this […]

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Crispy crunchy onion rings {recipe review}

By | October 26, 2013

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This is the second of two recipes that I tested and shared from Leah Schapira and Victoria Dwek’s new cookbook, Starters & Sides Made Easy. Next up: the giveaway! Okay. Wow. This recipe was definitely named correctly. These onion rings are beyond crispy, beyond crunchy. They’re like…super fantastically crispy crunchy. They’re the real deal, but […]

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Homemade granola

By | July 30, 2013

I never dreamed that I’d own a KitchenAid by age 26. Thirty-six, maybe. Or maybe never. Back in the States, in my circle of friends, getting a KitchenAid at your bridal shower was de rigueur. If each guest at the shower contributed $20 towards the gifts, it didn’t take long to collect enough for the […]

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