What’s on my Rosh Hashanah Menu

I don’t usually post my menus before an event but I am so excited about this year’s Rosh Hashanah dishes that I wanted to share before the holiday in the hopes it inspires others to try something new. I’ll be tripling most of the recipes but like all good Jewish mothers woke up this morning…

Summer Entertaining

Summer is by far my favorite time to play hostess. I love creating menus that are inspired by what’s looking best at the market (so much to choose from!) but also what can be pulled together easily with little hassle and fuss. I’d always prefer to be lounging in our yard drinking a glass of…

A Pancake and PJ Party featuring a Rainbow Explosion Cake

What more does a five year old want for her birthday than a party filled with rainbows and unicorns?!? A Unicorn Rainbow EXPLOSION Cake! For my daughter’s 5th birthday this weekend, I hosted an early morning pajama and pancake party – inviting a few of her friends to come over in their pajamas to decorate…

Shanah Tovah – the power of food and community.

Rosh Hashanah arrived especially early this year, the end of summer and back to school rush seemed to leave little time for holiday preparations. The week leading into the New Year I received news that one of my oldest childhood friends tragically passed away. While we had grown apart over the years, I felt a…