Bibi Netanyahu and Jerry Brown were talking about solving water problems, but I was lat for my workout!
It was 10:15, and I was driving to my workout, late, as usual, when my phone rang.
“There’s something going on at the Computer History Museum,” my personal trainer said over the Bluetooth connection in my car. “Some thing to do with Israel. They blocked off the street, so you have to park at the movie theater..”
I thanked her and took the route that led to the Century…Continue
California Teriyaki Tofu Cholent
I served this at the Etz Chayim Oneg October 5, to many requests for the recipe. It's creamy and chewy and hearty, without having any meat in it. You make it in a crockpot, starting the afternoon before. Cholent is a traditional Jewish dish for the Sabbath, but this is hardly a traditional recipe. Our forefathers in Europe and the Middle East (where a rice and bean dish that cooks all night is called Hamim) did not know soy sauce or tofu.
I have been building Sukkahs for 27 years. It was my mother’s pride and joy that she had a daughter who 1, had a private house so they could build a sukkah, and 2, had enough Jewish identity to bother. When she died right after Yom Kippur and before Sukkot,, that means I would never stop building one. Here are a few from my past. They have gotten more feminine as time went by and my boys moved elsewhere.…Continue