Another Quick One Pan Lunch for the Work-at-Home Day

A friend of mine, who recently made Aliyah shared an interesting recipe that I would never have thought of myself – fried bananas. I decided to try it today as I needed a quick lunch from the things that were in my Pesach pantry. So, here we go: 2 bananas 2 onions (I used red and…

A Few Verses Before Passover

Just a few verses combining the events of the day. The life of this world never seizes to amaze, both in good and bad ways.   Oh Egypt, “how the mighty has fallen”! Egypt, the giant of old With your gold and your gems, with you valley of kings Where does your golden queen cry…

Just Two Verses

Yesterday, taking a break from pre-Pesach cleaning, I decided to go to a class for some real preparation. The Community Beit Midrash project is a cooperation of several learning institutions we are lucky to have here, in New York City. This one was held at Drisha, located just a block from the Central Park. It was…

What Are We Really Cleaning for Pesach?

Below, I am posting some inspiring words of my friend, ILana TzipOra, who is too shy to post herself. I am hoping to encourage her to write more and share her words with the world. We never know how our words that seem mundane to us, can inspire other people. The more words of Torah we…

Easy Pesach?

This Pesach I really do not have time for cooking. Also, I constantly forget to kasher/buy utensils that I might need. So I need to improvise. Since I had different kinds of vegetables, thanks to my food-shopping-loving husband, I decided to use all of them in one pot. And, what’s better than roasted vegetables during…

Matzah Brei

Why is it that no matter how late the Holiday is coming in the year, it always hits me suddenly?  Cleaning for Pesach? I am sure many of you are half done. I am only half started.  I am totally impressed by some of the ladies out there that are so organized that they manage…