Friday Review #37: In Memoriam, Mirj Interviews Me, and Rosh Hashanah

Condolences to reader Miriam and family on the death of her mother, Rachelle Isserow. Both Miriam and her mother have been interviewed here at Cooking Manager. I never had a chance to meet Rachelle, although we corresponded a few times, and I regret that. I met Miriam at last, when I went to pay a […]

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Friday Review #36

eggplant, garlic and cherry tomatoes at the market

It’s time for a review of posts you might have missed on Cooking Manager. Summer Cooking Healthy and Easy Summer Salads. Leora posted even more summer salad ideas. Some Like It Cold: Summer Soups Cool Summer Cooking Tips Prepare Vegetable Salads in Advance   Recipes: Beets Marinated with Ginger and Garlic Wilted Red Peppers with Garlic   […]

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Friday Review #35

roasted cauliflower

Welcome to the weekend! Let’s review what’s been happening here at Cooking Manager. Recipes Four Great Ways to Cook Cauliflower, a guest post by Yosefa, drew a lot of comments with even more suggestions. Who knew cauliflower was so popular? Hearty Winter Pea Soup Marinated Nile Perch in the Microwave Spinach-Mushroom Soup and Chestnut-Bulgur Stuffing […]

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Veganism, Freezing, Cooking with Kids, Food Waste and More:Friday Review #34

red onions

Cooking Manager was recommended by the website, Best of the Web. Here’s a review of posts you may have missed over the last few weeks: Yesterday’s post, Should Vegetarians Warn Dinner Hosts in Advance?, drew out some hosting horror stories in the comments. I help reader Hadassah plan her party, with Ten Things You Should […]

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Festival of Frugality, Couscous, and More

vegan pasta

My post on slow cookers is featured in the 251st Festival of Frugality over at Fiscal Fizzle. Check it out for great money-saving ideas. Leah at Ingathered gives great ideas for packing couscous in a lunchbox. Commenter Yosefa started My Non-Recipe Blog: “I don’t have recipes to share, these are just the stories of how […]

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Friday Review and a Preview

pie bake by Jennie

In case you missed it, we had a fun week here at Cooking Manager: We saw a TED video with Mark Bittman on reasons for cutting back on meat. His reasons related mainly to health and the environment. Healthwise, it probably pays to cut back significantly on all animal protein. On Monday I gave instructions […]

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I’m on Food.Com!

Rosh Hashanah cooking and hosting--a sample table setting.

I’m honored that my guest blog on stress-free hosting for Rosh Hashanah has been featured in the Eater’s Digest blog at Food.Com, formerly RecipeZaar.

And while it’s not directly food related unless you volunteer in a soup kitchen, please visit my post on volunteering. It’s an entry in JobMob’s guest blogging contest, and the post with the largest number of views wins: Ten Best Practices to Volunteer Your Way to a New Job. Thanks!

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Tips for Moms, Barbecuing and Friday Roundup #31

swirling coffee and cream

Thanks to Melodie at Breastfeeding Moms Unite for posting Ten Essential Kitchen Tools for Breastfeeding Moms. I hope that all busy moms will find them helpful.  On Cooking Manager, I have a series on Feeding Babies Frugally. Last week I was looking for frugal grilling tips. Penny stepped into the ring and wrote this excellent […]

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Friday Roundup #30 and More

It’s been a while since I’ve done a roundup. I’ve been busy with holidays. I hope you’ll look over any posts that you might have missed. Let me know which you found most helpful. In other news, Shimshonit hosted the Kosher Cooking Carnival #53. Posts on Cooking Manager, March 19 to April 16: Recipes: Low-Fat […]

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Friday Roundup #29

Image by sillygwailo via Flickr In  No, This Is Why You’re Fat, Treehugger explains how US government subsidies for soy and corn led to lower prices for meat and dairy, and higher prices for fruits and vegetables. This in turn led to a higher rate of obesity (presumably). Posts for March 7-19 at Cooking Manager: […]

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