Kids off from school? Here are some great tips on how to make Winter Break (or any vacation) a little less stressful. Guest Post

I love having guests write posts! Especially guests who have the same love of list making as I do 🙂 Many schools are about to let out for winter break and while its exciting for the kids, it can be a little hectic! In this post Talia Feigenbaum-Maxwell shares her tips for how to make winter break a little less stressful! Hi! I’m Talia Feigenbaum-Maxwell and I live in Bergenfield, NJ with my husband and

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Split Pea Soup with Beef Fry Croutons aka The Best Split Pea Soup EVER!!!

  Oh the weather outside is frightful, but the soup is so delightful! Ok, jokes aside, this soup is really really delicious! There are layers of flavor, that get better and better with each velvety spoonful. Starting with cubes of chunk beef fry rendering their fat , then sauteeing all the veggies in that glorious liquid gold, then adding the filling split peas and spices- oh I could just go on and on about how

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Honey Onion Chicken

It’s interesting to note what actually qualifies as a recipe to people. We all have things that we cook that we do by rote and never actually considered that its a real recipe.  Is throwing some spices on a piece of fish, or putting olive oil, salt on pepper on every single vegetable under the sun for roasting a real recipe? The short answer is- YES! Some cook books are made up of recipes that

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Cauliflower Pastami Fried Rice

Baruch Hashem my kids enjoy eating vegetables. Seriously they do! They fight over who gets the last brussel sprout on Friday night and pile their plates high with green beans,  broccoli or whichever vegetable du jour is on the table. One major family favorite is cauliflower, I know that when I make it, I need to prepare an extra batch just for the kiddos to pick at before the meal, so when I found bags

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2 Ingredient Cranberry Apple Brisket

Fall is officially here! The air is crisp, the leaves are falling and all I want to do is go apple picking! Fall is my favorite season! I love wearing my favorite puffer vest and hearing the leaves crunch beneath my feet. I  get excited when the Thanksgiving issues of my favorite food magazines get delivered. I really just love Fall! One classic Fall flavor combination that goes perfectly into a crumble or a cocktail

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