Classic Caesar Salad Recipe and Photo by Jackie Alpers

CAESAR SALAD DAYS This is a story about choices, creativity, personal power, and a salad. Specifically, the Caesar salad from the 1967 Joy of Cooking. My mother made it table side at a dinner party in our home during her wilder bachelorette days. It had been an adults...
Who Needs Green Beer When There Are Margaritas?

Who Needs Green Beer When There Are Margaritas?

In Arizona we tend to forgo the green beer in favor of a lovely pale green margarita on St. Patrick’s Day. You can make them easily at home without the high-sugar mix. If you use high end tequila and Grand Manier instead of tripe sec it’s called a Cadillac...
Onion-Barley Matzoh Ball Soup Recipe

Onion-Barley Matzoh Ball Soup Recipe

I’m craving soup. Here’s a hearty vegetarian version of traditional matzoh ball soup. I modified it from an onion/mushroom soup recipe that my mother used to make when I was a kid. For the matzoh balls: 1 packet matzoh ball mix – I use Manischewitz 2...
Baked Falafel Sandwich Recipe

Baked Falafel Sandwich Recipe

Ever since I went to yoga (once – last week), I’ve been having a hankering for a falafel sandwich. On the way home from the class I stopped at a middle eastern sandwich shop and was disappointed, so today I decided to make my own. I knew I wanted the...

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