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Thursday, the Road to Izmir

April 29, 2010
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Wednesday night we spent the night at the spa hotel, Hotel Kolin.  We awoke early, anxious to meet Irfan our guide and Osman our driver in the lobby again at 8:00 AM. 

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Turkey, Arrival and First Day

April 15, 2010
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Butterflies in ones stomach are an indication of excitement anticipation, fear, in trepidation, worrying about leaving my husband Michael for two weeks.  All these emotions are jumbled up in my stomach butterflies as I sit in the back of the limousine on the way to the airport.

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Travels on the Horizon

April 7, 2010
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Oh my gosh, its Wednesday late afternoon all ready.  This morning I went to the Santa Monica Farm Market at 8:30 AM and took some incredible pictures .  This week is so crazy for me,

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Post Seder Wrap Up

March 30, 2010
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I finally finished setting the table. As you can see in the pictures I put multiple Seder plates on the table, so no one has to reach to far. Dinner was absolutely fantastic last night. All of my weeks of preparation culminated

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Wishing Everyone a Happy, Healthy, and Kosher Pesach

March 26, 2010

Wow, this has been a very intense month for me.  I tried to post many helpful recipes but there are so many categories I didn’t even get to.  Sephardim make many beautiful stuffed vegetable dishes, as well as the whole topic of mina’s, mashed potatoes, and the list goes on.  Oh well, they will keep for […]

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