Monthly Archives: September 2011

My Global Challah

How to Make Challah Click here to view on YouTube Nearly every Friday morning for the past 40 some years, I have made challah – a special, braided bread eaten by Jews for the Sabbath and other holidays, although now … Continue reading

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The Best Belizean Barbeque

Stephanie and her Barbeque To view on YouTube – go to There are many, many “fast food” stands in San Pedro that sell “local” foods. Almost all of them feature three ubiquitous staples – chicken, rice and beans. And … Continue reading

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Beet Pistachio Salad

From time to time, all the stars align to produce the perfect meal; this infrequently coincides with a rare, beautiful Seattle night. We just don’t have many “perfect” evenings where a group of friends can sit on the deck in … Continue reading

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Zucchini Soup– Main Street, U.S.A

“Wow! They have red velvet cupcakes! Look at all the desserts!” My daughter was beyond delighted to discover Starboard Market – a charming little cafe on Main Street in Clear Lake, Iowa – just the type of place for which … Continue reading

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