Apologies, To Do Lists + Tears of Joy

Yesterday, my middle boy was called up to the Torah for the first time. What a moment! I was definitely welling up with tears of joy... and pride... and relief... and awe. My to do list for the past two weeks has been pages-long each day, but … [Read more...]

Get the FREE Rosh Hashana Menu Planner Printable

Rosh Hashana will be here before we know it! I want to help you save time, money and a bit of your sanity by getting a jumpstart on your menu planning. Download my FREE Rosh Hashana menu planner by filling in your name and email on the form … [Read more...]

16 Shavuot Cheesecake Recipes You Will Love

Shavuot is just around the corner! And I can't wait to make some cheesecake. Now of course, I could eat this heavenly stuff year-round, but for some reason, I don't. Do you? Or, like my family, do you seem to save your cheesecake-making efforts … [Read more...]

Simple Almond Cookies – Kosher for Passover

Hey, friends! Like everyone else, I'm rushing to get a eleventy billion things done before chag, but I just had to jump on to share with you a new recipe I learned this Pesach. My friend Eliana made these delicious almond cookies and brought them … [Read more...]

Easy Flourless Chocolate Cookies (Kosher for Passover)

Easy Flourless Chocolate Cookies -- Kosher for Passover With just a few more weeks to go until Pesach, I've definitely got KLP recipes on the brain! KLP DESSERT recipes, to be specific. I am not a huge fan (understatement) of the taste of cake … [Read more...]

A Special Chanukah Recipe from Israel | Ta’amiyyah (Original Egyptian Falafel)

Gil Hovav is Israel’s leading culinary journalist, Gil Hovav has just released a brand new book translated into English, Candies from Heaven. In his native Israel, Gil Hovav is beloved as a special national cultural treasure. Now, finally, with … [Read more...]

Rosh Hashana Round-Up | Recipes, Menu Plans and More

I have to be honest, I'm not doing my normal menu planning this year for the chagim. At least not for Rosh Hashana. We're just two and a half weeks in Israel, and at this point, I'm just trying to keep my head above water! Maybe by Sukkot, I'll be … [Read more...]

Quick & Easy Vegetarian Mushroom Barley Soup

This recipe is perfect for your sukkah! I first made it two weeks ago -- and it turned out so well, that I made it again for Erev Sukkot. Now you should know: I'm not a fan of mushrooms (it's a texture thing!). But my family loves them -- and they … [Read more...]

Simple Slow Cooker Chicken Soup

I've long struggled with the best way to make chicken soup. In fact, on more than one occasion, I've asked for your advice on the KOAB Facebook wall. No what I did, my soup just wasn't consistent. Sometimes it turns out really well - all rich and … [Read more...]

Rosh Hashana Menu Plan 2016

You'd think that with Rosh Hashana not falling out until October this year that I would have been super organized and ready to go by at least the last week of September. But noooooo! I am dragging my feet as much as possible and dreading the … [Read more...]