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Sunday, July 23, 2017

Skinny Cooking with Victoria Dwek: Skinny French Toast

  Make this Skinny French Toast recipe at home for Mother's Day! One slice of toast? Eh, not so filling. A couple egg whites? Double eh, not filling at...

Dairy Nights

For more great recipes, check out this weeks issue of Whisk by Ami

On Death and Mourning // A Widow Must Come To Terms...

I lost my mother last year. Eleven months later, with no warning, I lost my husband. The wheel of life goes round and round...

The Exodus Bensalem, PA // A Community Built on Kiruv

The growth of small communities differs from place to place. Some are planned; some develop organically. And there’s usually a mix of the two....

Lost to the Frost // Does a Cold Winter Mean a...

An unusually cold and frosty winter in Italy has led to concerns that there may be a shortage of Yanover esrogim as the Sukkos...

In The Footsteps Of History // A Fascinating Tour Through The...

When my husband and I were planning our European honeymoon, we were excited to include Rome on our list of destinations, along with Florence,...

A Witness to Presidential Corruption // John Dean, Who Brought Down...

Nowadays, John W. Dean III is no longer the boyish-looking, horn-rimmed 34-year-old who mesmerized the world with his dramatic testimony before the Senate Watergate...

Cherry Cheese Crepe Cups

Crepe Cups: 1 cup flour 1½ cups chilled seltzer 1 egg yolk, chilled Cherry Filling: 1 cup Baker’s Choice nougat chips ¼ cup chopped hazelnuts 1 cup heavy cream 16 ounces whipped...

Balsamic Tomato and Peach Salad

2½ pounds beets (about 10 medium), peeled and quartered½ cup fresh lemon juice ½ cup honey 1½ teaspoons salt ½ cup chopped walnuts 1 red onion, cut into...

An Upside-Down World

In addition to my day job as an Ami columnist, I also have the privilege of serving as the rabbi of one of Los Angeles’s many shuls. But mine is no ordinary shul—it is...

When The Talmud Was Burned

How was it that you, O Law, given by G-d, the Consuming Fire, Should be consumed by the fire of mortals, And that the heathens weren’t...

Troubled Waters // It’s What You Don’t Know About Drowning That...

When it comes to the beach, I take more of a stick-my-feet-into-the-water approach to the waves, which I see as beautiful and refreshing, but...

The Hopeless Housekeeper // When It Came To Housework, I was...

I have never been a neat freak. Actually, I have never been in danger of being called one, proving that the apple doesn’t fall...

Yogurt Smoothie and Yogurt Pops

Beat the heat in the summer months with this delightful, refreshing smoothie. You can also transform part, or all, of it into these popular...

Skinny Cooking with Victoria Dwek: Caramel Cheesecake with an Oat Crumble

  The wholesome ingredients in this cheesecake (protein from Greek yogurt, along with oats and apples) will make you feel full...but there’s still ample sweetness to so...