Tagged with kashrut

Blessing for Bacon? So, Yeah, That Happened.

Teaching Hebrew school is always an adventure . . . you just never know what will happen on any given afternoon.  The kids are absolutely adorable – sweet, good children who probably really don’t want to be in Hebrew school on a Tuesday afternoon after a long day of school.  That said, most of them … Continue reading

How We Eat

Going through old posts, and I found this one from a couple of years ago.  Timely! Rachel Adler begins her d’var Torah on this week’s parasha with this: Just now, American society is reexamining the way it eats. Michael Pollan, in his best-selling book In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manefesto , advises distinguishing between … Continue reading

Love in a Baking Dish

I am partial to Mr. Michael Ruhlman, as he is a native Clevelander and has chosen to *GASP* raise his family here, even though with his credentials he could live in any major food city of his choice and be very successful.  He is a fantastic cook, food writer and all-around food-and-fun loving guy (or … Continue reading

How We Eat: Sh’mini, Leviticus 9:1−11:47

Rachel Adler begins her d’var Torah on this week’s parasha with this: Just now, American society is reexamining the way it eats. Michael Pollan, in his best-selling book In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manefesto , advises distinguishing between food and some of the poor imitations for food that we currently ingest (New York: Penguin … Continue reading