Monthly Archives: June 2011

Creamy Mushroom Barley Soup

Tweet It’s certainly summer here in Jerusalem, and I find that there are two types of people. Those who love the heat and throw their windows open at night to embrace whatever cool air we have here in the mountains. … Continue reading

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The Giant Shove

Tweet This past Shabbos, my in-laws co-sponsored a Kiddush in their Shul in honor of my niece’s Bat-Mitzvah and for Baby S.’s birth. The Kiddush was a long time coming and, while I had delayed it as much as possible, … Continue reading

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The Shavuot Blintzes

Tweet I’ve lived in Israel for almost five years, and these holidays still get to me, the one day affairs. I grew up celebrating two days of Shavuot, and sometimes I feel deprived because we have to go to work … Continue reading

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The Pepper Pot

Tweet DH’s brother and sister-in-law bought us, as a wedding present, beautiful silver salt and pepper cellars from Hazorfim. They’re horribly tarnished, the glass insert for the salt pot is chipped and I’m pretty sure Baby J. threw out the … Continue reading

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