Purim is here and the best part is making the hamentaschen. This year my cousins and I made 175 filled with poppy seed, prune and chocolate! After spending three hours making this one batch we all marveled at how our great-grandmother (the Old Babi) had the energy to send boxes of them to all her children. She must have been baking for weeks! Here’s my great-grandmother’s Gertie...
So, I’m gushing to Sophie about this bread I made and all she says in response is: BLOG ABOUT IT! BLOG! I hate that whole wheat bread tends to taste like rocks when you make it at home. I’m also on a grain-kick. I serendipitously stumbled upon this recipe recently and decided that gluten might be the answer. and I’m pretty sure it is. 3 Cups whole wheat flour (NO WHITE BUT...
Dinner with friends
2010 is a big year for us. We have the cookbook, we both started eating meat and we’re writing about that experience for the Daily. In fact we are writing about that it right now! Part of the reason we both returned to animals is because of the possibilities it opens in the kitchen. Therefore last night we made roast chicken for our friends. And what a treat it was. It also meant that we got...