Passover Preparations

Between Wednesday and today, I have prepared our home for the upcoming holiday of Passover. Preparing for Passover is like spring cleaning to the next level. Not only do the preparations involve emptying, cleaning and refilling all kitchen cabinets and appliances; they also involve selling, disposing and/or hiding (for the more secular/modern) the foods that […]

The Big Dilemma of the Big Salad

Courtesy of a mid-nineties episode of Seinfeld, the “big salad” or large New York-style diner salad entered the mainstream. It’s the perfect lunch option for the health-conscious…or is it? The answer is, it depends. The bigger the salad, the more add-ins it likely contains.  Each add-in ingredient brings its own nutritional value and adds to […]