Chanukah is here and I forgot to post about it.
The other night my friends Genie and Steve and their two rescued greyhounds Virginia and Wiggles hosted a delightful Chanukah party.
The house was warm and festive, the people friendly, the food delicious, and the cupcakes stole the show.
Steve was the cook …[more...]
Hello Wine Lovers in Cleveland.Â Enjoy these December specials from Giant Eagle.Â Happy Holidays!
Â Simi ’06 Chardonnay orig $18.99 SAVE $4.00 $14.99
This crisp white is a perfect food partner. Lemon and pear flavors dominate with a subtle toasty oak finish. SAVE $65.99 by the case.
Kendall Jackson ChardonnayÂ orig $16.49 SAVE $1.50 $14.99
A Favorite for Holiday, …[more...]
Hanukkah starts on December 4 eve and lasts eight days. No, it’s not the Jewish Christmas but I can see how people think so because it happens in December and there’s an exchange of presents.
When I was a kid, we would get a present every night of the week. They weren’t big presents but things that we needed like …[more...]
It’s that time of year when I crave brisket.
My mother would always make a brisket around Chanukkah along with potato latkes and applesauce. I yearn for that good European-Jewish food that I grew up with.
I can count on one hand all the times I’ve made brisket. I just don’t seem to have the knack to choose an adequate …[more...]