This Japanese version of fried chicken is served with piquant tonkatsu dipping sauce. You won’t miss the skin with the crispy panko crust. Steamy hot rice is served on the side. You’ll need a frying pan with high sides and tongs. Tonkatsu sauce Ingredients 2 T tamari (soy sauce) 2 T Worcestershire sauce ½ […]
I love the Spring Holiday season. Whether I’m seated a friend’s Seder dinner for Passover, or my family’s Easter celebration, there’s a sense of renewal and rebirth that only this time of year can offer. Gastronomically speaking, that inevitably spells fresh fruit to me. When invited to Passover dinners, I’m very conscious of what’s […]
Why is it that every time I’m on a diet, someone puts a cheesecake on the table? A conspiracy, I tell you! Really, I’m only a mortal human being. There’s just so much I can resist. You know where this is leading, I’m sure. Of course, my will power caves in and I end […]
There’s no doubt about it. Christmas and Hanukkah are all about great food. We simply revel in it. However, when New Year’s Eve rolls around, most of us are focusing on our favorite cocktails. Sure, appetizers, including fanciful canapés, are an essential part of the party. We might even begin the evening with a […]
A few years ago I won first prize for best costume at a Halloween party. I was a pirate fashioned after a famous movie character that year. Not really me, dressing up at costume parties and such. But there I was, eyeliner and all, holding a gift basket as my prize, filled with fruit, […]
Why not celebrate Octoberfest with tangy red cabbage topped with tender pan seared pork chops? “Tender” is the key word here.