Jerry’s Challah

Let me tell you a little something about Jerry Reizner (may his memory be a blessing). Jerry was somewhat of a patriarch for our synagogue until his passing at the beginning of this year. He was perhaps best known for the wonderful challah he made for all of us to …

Takeout Fail – Red Robin

Restaurant reviews aren’t usually my jam, but I’m just so annoyed, even the next morning, so here we go. Once every couple of years, we go to or order from Red Robin. Each time, we are reminded why we do it so rarely.  Tonight, I placed an online order for …

Crockpot Mongolian Beef

For those of you who don’t care about my blatherings but just want to get to the goods, click here to skip to the recipe. There are two key menu items that my husband and I use to judge the worthiness of a Chinese restaurant: egg rolls and Mongolian beef. …