Monthly Archives: September 2012

Rest in peace, Chris.

Someone named Chris Martin started following my blog recently, and since I once knew a Chris Martin I looked to see if it was the same one. Alas, what I found was that ‘my’ Chris passed away 2 years ago. … Continue reading

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Lunch at my desk #3

It’s the day after a fast day and I’m really not feeling 100%. What I really want is soup, and more than that I want it to be cold enough to MAKE soup. Alas, though we had a few days … Continue reading

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That’s no ordinary tuna! (with a nod to Monty Python)

My friends Debbie and Jodi invited me to join the crowd at their house for break fast on Yom Kippur and asked me to bring tuna salad. Well, I hope they know that there will be no can or store … Continue reading

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Shakshuka by any other name

Call it huevos al diablo, eggs in purgatory or shakshuka, it’s just plain good. Sweat onion, bell pepper (I used a lovely white one from the garden), garlic and a minced hot pepper (again from our garden a ripe jalapeno). … Continue reading

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Onward into 5773!

The past 3 days have been a whirlwind of food and synagogue in rapid alternation. Saturday (Erev Erev Rosh Hashanah) dinner at my dear friend David’s house – here’s his text message: “Mom’s Chopped liver. Cheese n nuts n fruit. … Continue reading

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