You’ll never hear me tell my kids to join the “clean plate club.” Have you ever become frustrated at how much your kids waste or wondered if it really is as much as you think it is? How convenient then that we can use Tu Bishvat, the Jewish “Birthday of the Trees,” as an opportunity to reduce their wastefulness. Here’s what you can do at home.
Tag: Hazon Food Conference
Just as hip chefs love to subvert classic dishes, so did the participants at this week’s Hazon Food Conference take a careful look at the “New Jewish Food Movement” that the conference helped birth and has supported over the seven years of its existence.
I am so vindicated. Gil Marks, Rabbi, Chef, Writer and literally a walking Encyclopedia (he wrote The Encyclopedia of Jewish Food!) told the crowd today that one only cooks with Italian flat leaf parsley. The curly kind is only for garnish. I have been saying this for years and I think there are a number of people in my life who thought I was crazy, a food snob, or both.
Live from the Hazon Food Conference! Just made a vegan hot toddy, pickled my own vegetables to take home, started mung bean sprouts, made Slash her own sweet orange beeswax lip balm, and… is that enough? Phew! I’m tired.
We all know studies have shown that married couples who share religious beliefs, practices, and values have an easier time maintaining a successful relationship. What about food values? This also matters.
New York City Chef Linda Lantos often works with children and their parents to help them overcome food phobias, poor eating habits, and the dreaded “picky eater” phase. She finds that kids often use food as a way to assert the little bit of power they can find.
As promised, here are a few articles to reminisce with until I get to this year’s Hazon Food Conference!
I’m going to miss my new Vita-Mix while I’m out of town!