Archive for March, 2005

KILLER NEWS RE CREAM CHEESE

We always thought that cream cheese was cheese. Gosh, were we ever wrong! According to Saveur magazine, cream cheese is not cheese! According to Saveur, cream cheese is made from cow’s milk blended with cream. That “liquid is innoculated with lactic acid,… and solidified with gums.” By the way, it is the lactic acid that […]

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Posted on March 31, 2005 at 12:05 am by rebrapp · Permalink · Comments Closed
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PASSOVER DUMPLINGS (SORT OF)

We found this idea somewhere recently and just before Purim, we tried it (had to avoid the post Purim black-out dates!). It actually was pretty good! We took some matzah balls and put them in a pan. We seasoned them with the usual array of Italian type spices. We then covered them with a really […]

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Posted on March 30, 2005 at 5:53 am by rebrapp · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: General Topics, Holidays, Passover

PASSOVER CEREAL THE CHEAP WAY

For those of you who eat Gebrokts (matzah in liquid), we have a simple alternative to spending huge bucks for KP cold cereals. Pour some matzah farfel in a bowl. Add a ton of sugar or artificial sweetener (that way it tastes more like boxed, sweetened cereals), pour in the milk, and voila- one bowl […]

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Posted on March 29, 2005 at 5:58 am by rebrapp · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: General Topics, Holidays, Passover

WHODA THUNK IT- DANDELIONS??

Imagine our surprise when we found out that our backyard is a veritable gold mine of gastronomic delicasies. Yup, we’re talking about our yard of dandelions! We knew that some old folks make wine from them and that some folks put them in salad, but there is so much more to the story! Dandelions are […]

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Posted on March 28, 2005 at 12:15 am by rebrapp · Permalink · Comments Closed
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