Last minute decisions: I decided to get a table at my synagogue’s flea market. I decided to get a table, two and a half weeks before the date of the market. I had no stock. […]
Yo! It’s Pesach! Or Passover! Near Easter! YESSSSSS! The seder plate of my Bloody Mary, passover style. Seriously, Passover is one of my favorite holidays. Or at least the first 3-4 days. Then all I […]
My army of blue bitters bottles. Say that five times fast. (UPDATED: recipes and instructions added.) (Inspired by #bandofbitters and this awesome post: http://www.thepeche.com/home/2011/10/17/lavender-bitters-plum-ginger-gin-cocktails-and-band-of-bitte.html) It’s been quite a while since my last post. I’ve never […]
I had a ton of beets languishing in cold storage (a.k.a. packed in paper bags taking up my entire vegetable drawer) for ages. I love roasted beets, but never remember to buy chevre, my favorite […]
I really love Halloween. Every year, I get the little note or email from my daughter’s Jewish daycare, reminding us not to dress our kids in costume, please don’t bring in cards or candy, please […]
A couple weeks ago I got this crazy awesome looking japanese squash called Kabocha. All the pictures I’ve seen online show them as a beautiful grey green color, but mine was red striated with a […]
After the last frantic weeks of August and the post post-Labor Day hangover, we were feeling at loose ends. Jello glamour shot. No more barbecues, all the summer music festivities were over, no more […]
I'm Alisa: crafty, Jewish educational programming jack-of-all-trades, food-obsessed, lazy bones.