From Royals to Oil: I’m ready for Thanksgivukkah

I started off totally dismissing Thanksgivukkah but then when I learned that it’s not going to happen for a very long time I thought I might pay a little attention to it.  I don’t like messing with the traditional Thanksgiving menu, but as the holiday came closer into focus I warmed to the idea.  Megin…

Brussels Sprouts at the Center of the Plate: Thanksgivukkah Breakfast

Sometimes the brussel sprouts get lost at the Thanksgiving table. Green Beans and Bourbon glazed carrots are the diva vegetables of our feast. So I decided that they need a stage of their own. Breakfast of course! Julienned brussel sprouts with shallots, scrambled eggs and latkes or (for the non-kosher plate) sausage latke patties are…

Halloween: The Aftermath

So here we are. On the other side of a night where we dress our children inappropriately in some way or another (too cold, as a scary being, as a branded superhero, as a career choice, a fantasy, too hot, too naked, too hidden). Our homes are filled with piles of candy on the floor…