Posts Tagged “menu plans”

All-purpose salad dressing

By | February 11, 2014


This recipe and story first appeared in the June 3, 2013 edition of “From Tali’s Kitchen,” my biweekly cooking column in Binah magazine. I didn’t always menu plan. But I sure didn’t wait too long to start. In the early weeks of our marriage, it was all I could do to sauté an onion without […]

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Recipe Roundup: Shivat Haminim for Shabbat Tu bShvat

By | January 20, 2013


How are those Tu B’Shvat preparations coming along? What, you haven’t started…? Right, well neither has anyone else. Except, I’m guessing, the teachers out there, gearing up to sing HaShkeidiah Porachat this week. Let’s face it: Tu B’Shvat is not quite a major holiday. But! That doesn’t mean we should let it pass us by unmarked. […]

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Succos post-mortem: The good & the bad

By | October 26, 2011


Well, Succos is over. My in-laws came, my in-laws went. We had a wonderful time, and although family members aren’t real guests, they were absolutely terrific guests. I’ve been making mental notes on what worked well and what didn’t. I hope sharing some of my thoughts in this format will prove useful for you, too. […]

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Succos menu plan: The in-laws are coming!

By | October 6, 2011


As the numbers currently stand, I will be serving 30 different dishes for Succos. And that’s down from 33. This is because: (a) I am potentially insane. (b) I just really like to cook. (c) I just really want my in-laws to like my food, no matter how much they already like me as a […]

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