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Thick or Thin?

Thick or Thin?

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Posted: January 6, 2015

left to right: my uncle Morton Weiss and my father Sandor Kirsche, Germany 1946 Many of the soup recipes in Food, Family and Tradition, make use of a very simple recipe for Reistle, or what, […]

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Remembering with Dismay, Reflecting with Courage

Remembering with Dismay, Reflecting with Courage

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Posted: January 1, 2015

  This week, as the old year 2014 comes to an end and we welcome the New Year 2015, I am of two minds. On one hand, as I reflect on this past year, I […]

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Chanukah – Then and now

Chanukah – Then and now

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Posted: December 15, 2014

  As the holiday approaches, my cousin, Irving Weinberger, who wrote so eloquently about “A Little Town Called Munkàcs” in Food, Family and Tradition (page 39), remembers the Chanukah of his youth in his hometown, […]

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An Electric Deep Fryer: Why?

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Posted: December 9, 2014

  A friend was visiting recently and we were having coffee in the kitchen when she spied my trusty little electric home fryer sitting on the counter.   “Why do you have that and do […]

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Cranberries for Thanksgiving

Cranberries for Thanksgiving

Cranberry Relish and Sauce   Every year at Thanksgiving time I remember and give profound thanks for my father. He was a pillar of strength, a paradigm of optimism (even though, as a Holocaust Survivor […]

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City Winery Chicago – November 19, 2014 – 7:00 pm

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Posted: November 18, 2014

I am excited to share with you that we will be having an event: food and wine tasting at City Winery in Chicago on November 19 at 7:00 pm. Here is the description of the […]

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