Good news, thin-blooded South Floridians. Last weekend's "frigid" (read: glorious) cooler temps will start melting away in the next few days, and the forecast for the weekend is looking pretty damned fine. Get out of the house, sans parka this time, and check out what's shaking in the Broward and Pa ... More >>
The heart and soul of Jewish cooking is, as every child of Abraham knows, a mother's cooking. OK, technically, sometimes it's Grandma's cooking or an aunt's, but Jewish women are the ones who traditionally come together and prepare comforting food for high holidays or the weekly Sabbat.Passover, or ... More >>
Yes, it's still Passover. The Jewish holiday lasts eight days, which means this is day five, a hellish kind of Hump Day. If you're like me, the matzo bloating has set in, and things are looking desperate.I was raised in a very Reform household -- as in, my family orders Vietnamese food instead of ho ... More >>
The holidays are upon us: Procrastinate no more. Easter and Passover reservations need to be made now, if not last week. If you need some ideas of where to go, take a look at our list of restaurants in Broward County serving Easter meals, restaurants in Palm Beach County with Easter menus, and/or ... More >>
Looking for a place to celebrate with a Passover feast in South Florida? If you don't feel like cooking at home, there are a handful of restaurants offering special Passover menus during the holiday weekend/week. Reservations are required for most of these special dinners and it pays to book earl ... More >>
The third annual Forest Trace Golden Matzah Bowl was held yesterday March 22. Over 100 people turned out at the upscale resort retirement community to watch both local restaurants and individuals compete for the coveted golden matzah bowl prize. Also at stake were cash donations to the winners' c ... More >>
Photo: Misha GrosvenorSoon your secret will be exposed to the world. YOU are addicted to hollandaise. Consider yourself outed! Now everyone knows that deep down, in places you don't talk about at parties, you want that hollandaise; you need that hollandaise...and who could blame you?
If you thought Florida International University's amazing bowl win last night had wiped away the seeming curse that the sports gods have placed on the school, think again. Associated Press WittelsTrumping that news now is the arrest of FIU baseball hitting streak phenom Garrett Witt ... More >>
flickr user: BetsssssyVodka and horseradish, a stellar combo.Passover is about more than matzo ball soup. Like many Jewish holidays, it's about religious freedom, eating, and...drinkingSo I was thrilled when a friend of mine brought a fantastic new culinary tradition to our seder table last week: ... More >>
Last week, we discussed my only love for Passover: brisket. OK, so maybe I lied, because I do have strong ties to matzo ball soup, which we serve by the gallon at my Passover Seders. Flickr: Josh Bousel It's the only form I can tolerate matzo in. In its most natural form, I am completely disgus ... More >>
The new Caldwell: Is it young in here, or is it just me?
Let My People Eat
Grape Leaves wilts from a dearth of food and a dismissive attitude