Exciting Recipes and News

Best Historical Recipes Book

Best Historical Recipes Book

Author:

Posted: March 24, 2015

In a recent blog, I shared with you the news that Food Family and Tradition: Hungarian Kosher Family Recipes and Remembrances had won the Gourmand World Cookbook Award for Best Historical Recipes in the USA. I […]

Read More

 

Prairie Path Books – Wednesday, March 18,2015

Author:

Posted: March 17, 2015

If you are looking for an interesting new bookstore, AND you want to share tastings and memories from my book, Food Family and Tradition: Hungarian Kosher Family Recipes and Remembrances, join me at Prairie Path Books in […]

Read More

 
Bloomingdales on March 19, 2015

Bloomingdales on March 19, 2015

Author:

Posted: March 17, 2015

Share the dishes and tradition of Passover! Meet me on Thursday, March 19, 2015 on the 3rd floor of Bloomingdales in Skokie, Illinois in the demo kitchen between 1- 3 pm. We will be sharing […]

Read More

 
Food, Family and Tradition Wins: Best Historical Recipes Book in USA Gourmand World Cookbook Award

Food, Family and Tradition Wins: Best Historical Recipes Book in USA Gourmand World Cookbook Award

Author:

Posted: March 17, 2015

Food, Family and Tradition was selected as the BEST HISTORICAL RECIPES BOOK in the USA by the GOURMAND WORLD COOKBOOK AWARDS! I was stunned—when I received the official announcement from Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2014 that my book […]

Read More

 
Yesterday’s Freezer & Yesterday’s Fridge

Yesterday’s Freezer & Yesterday’s Fridge

Author:

Posted: January 29, 2015

Meatball Soup, page 101 The Midwest where we live is held now in the cold, hard grip of midwinter—snow and ice everywhere. I suspect our climate has weather similar to the winters in Eastern Europe […]

Read More

 
Cue the Author!

Cue the Author!

Author:

Posted: January 15, 2015

left to right:Lynn Shapiro and Lisa Ekus Oops! That means me. I just returned from a whirlwind day of media training in Hatfield, Massachusetts, the headquarters of my culinary consultant and agent, Lisa Ekus. Her […]

Read More

 
Thick or Thin?

Thick or Thin?

Author:

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, […]

Read More

 
Remembering with Dismay, Reflecting with Courage

Remembering with Dismay, Reflecting with Courage

Author:

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 […]

Read More

 
L’Chaim – from Rabbi Nachum Muschel

L’Chaim – from Rabbi Nachum Muschel

Author:

Posted: December 25, 2014

This month I received a letter from Rabbi Nachum Muschel, the husband of the late Suri Muschel ע”ה, my mother’s beloved first cousin. The story of their lifelong devotion to each other began when they […]

Read More

 
Chanukah – Then and now

Chanukah – Then and now

Author:

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, […]

Read More