Roman Soup with Passover Dumplings

Here is the recipe for one of our very favorite Passover Soups; one interesting thing about it is that you can use so many different kinds of greens – basically whatever looks good in the market. The flavor of the broth is always amazing. Roman Soup with Passover Dumplings Ingredients 3 – 4 Tbs ofContinue reading “Roman Soup with Passover Dumplings”

A Soup Theory of Passover

For my family, focusing on soup during Passover has been an effective way to increase consumption of Prebiotics. The first clue that I was onto something good was my husband’s reaction on the last day of the holiday that Passover could not be almost over because he wasn’t sick of the food yet.

Cookbooks or Cooking?

I still remember my first, a special-issue centennial Gold Medal Flour cookbook available only by mail-order. This is the book that taught me how to bake bread and includes recipes for all of the great American classic cookies and cakes – essentially anything with flour. For those too young to remember the days before Amazon PrimeContinue reading “Cookbooks or Cooking?”

Systemic Discrimination, Anti-Semitism and Loving Kindness: Take 2 – British Aristocracy

From the vantage point of having lived 60 years on this planet, having lived in London as a young diplomat, and having studied the history of England and Great Britain, I did not need to watch Oprah’s interview with Harry and Meghan to understand that systemic racism is alive and well in the UK and supported – implicitly or explicitly – by the Royal Family.

Meditations on Moving House, Finding Community, & Apartment Five

We are relocating north to be closer to where Aaron is living at Kibbutz Heftziba and returning to the community where we started our Aliyah. With ‘boots in the ground’ we hope to be able to find a permanent home

Split Pea Soup

Peas are another wonderful prebiotic, and a great sources of fiber and vegetable protein. This is a wonderful winter soup, and its great as a simple dinner with crusty bread and salad, or as a first course of a larger meal. My son Aaron likes his soup with a little feta or other cheese. ItContinue reading “Split Pea Soup”

Pinto Beans & What to Do With Them

Pinto Beans and other legumes are an excellent source of Prebiotics needed by your body to support a healthy Microbiome. This means that they are an excellent source of fiber and plant protein, and may have a number of other health benefits.

Meditations on Moving House, Finding Community, and the Existential Poverty of ‘Billionaires Bunker’

More than twenty years ago we found a home where we could raise our children, cultivate our garden, and open our doors to our community, friends and family to share in our simchas (celebrations) and support us in our sadnesses – the stuff of life.

A Tale of 2 Leaders: Israeli PM Netanyahu and Former Phils President Estrada (Part 2)

Part 1 of this series revisited the Cell Phone Revolution in Manila, Philippines, which spurred abdication of then-President Joseph ‘Erap’ Estrada in 2001, for insights into intensifying Israelis protests against Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu on similar grounds of Fraud, Breach of Trust and accepting Bribes. Now as the world awaits the results of the USContinue reading “A Tale of 2 Leaders: Israeli PM Netanyahu and Former Phils President Estrada (Part 2)”