Archive • March 2013

Passover: From Russia, with Love

Passover: From Russia, with Love

Editor’s Note: This is a guest article with photos by Blair Chavis*. Food is integral to nearly every Jewish holiday, but when Passover arrives, food plays a leading role. The eight-day holiday, which begins tonight, kicks off with two epic dinners called Seders the first two nights.  Families sit around a large table and read aloud ...

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Book Giveaway: WHERE THE PEACOCKS SING by Alison Singh Gee

Book Giveaway: WHERE THE PEACOCKS SING by Alison Singh Gee

Enter to win the new memoir by Alison Singh Gee.  Isn’t the cover gorgeous? Amy Tan, author of THE JOY LUCK CLUB, writes: “Alison Singh Gee is a raconteur with deadpan humor and a shining purpose.  We gladly enter her ever-changing adventure in India–a glorious life of former expectations freed by the unexpected.”   Ever wonder what it ...

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WHERE THE PEACOCKS SING by Alison Singh Gee

WHERE THE PEACOCKS SING by Alison Singh Gee

  Here’s a peek into Alison Singh Gee’s new book, and check out Hoti Lal’s top-secret recipe for the best chai on the planet. Namaste and enjoy!  And don’t forget to enter to win a copy.     Fear of Flying I never knew peacocks could fly. I never knew they could do much of anything. As a child growing up ...

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Preserved Lemons

Preserved Lemons

  Guest Post by Jennifer McGovern, R.D.   I love preserving food: jams, jellies, pickles, you name it. When I read about preserved lemons last year, I jumped at the chance to make some.  It was so easy–just lemons and salt. It made me happy to cram the bright yellow fruit into a jar, accommodating them in my ...

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