Kosher, Vegetarian, Locavore, Omnivore…


Living in Fairfield County, CT., we are blessed to have properties that are often zoned with a couple of acres of land.  It’s very peaceful but can be a little isolating if you want to connect with your neighbors.

Sometimes we mistakenly imagine that once our kids no longer need friends to ride bikes with “on the block”, we don’t need our neighbors much anymore either.

Poached Pears The Easy Way

Here is a reliably tasty recipe for luscious and elegant poached pears.
This recipe came to me via my friend Elise, blogger at Much Ado About Stuffing.
 She is a fearless kosher cook with an endless array of great recipes up her sleeve.
I love this recipe because it is not hugely decadent but it’s still packed with flavor. It is super flexible, especially when it comes to adding a topping after the pears come out of the oven. Continue reading