Hello dear readers, Planning food for pesach can be a lot of effort. One tricky and underrated part of the food planning, though, is the meals right before pesach starts. I can’t be the only one who’s had the experience of koshering my entire kitchen in the days leading up to the seders, only for ...

Hello dear readers, I know as much as anyone about the hundreds of details that go into planning and hosting a seder. There’s the menu of course, but also the cleaning, and making the preparations for yom tov (like setting the Shabbat timers on the all the lights), and of course making sure all the ...

Hello dear readers, I’m sure that many of you parents out there have a son or daughter with a messy room, and in our family, that’s Ronit. Clothes in piles, shoes scattered all over the place, wrappers and empty bags and receipts and old magazines from five years ago. We tell her, Ronit Go-neat, but ...

Hello dear readers, Last year I had such a great time on our Passover kosher vacation. It was relaxing and fun, and I didn’t have to worry about the cooking and the cleaning and the washing and all the other stresses that come from making the seders at home. Well, this year we’re back at ...

As most of you know, the bulk of the posts on this blog are about and leading up to pesach. There’s usually a little bump around other holidays (Rosh Hashanah, Chanukah and Purim), but the recipes and observations and divrei torah are usually geared toward pesach. I even memorize the date of the next seder ...

Hello dear readers, I’m so excited for our upcoming pesach vacation (thanks Leisure Time Tours), I’ve already started my list of things to pack! We’re obviously looking forward to the sunshine and the warm Florida spring, especially here in New York when it’s still February. Brr! The ordinary packing list is pretty straightforward – socks, ...

Hello dear readers, I was looking at some photos from last pesach, and I was reminded of a fun family event from last year. We had wanted to make a new family tradition by having this event every year, but since we’re going to a Passover hotel in Florida this year, we might do it ...

Hello dear readers, I got an email last week from a reader named Ayelet P. about my quinoa recipe from last year: Hey Ariella love the blog! The recipes are great, where do you get them do you invent them or what? Also I just tried the Spicy Quinoa recipe and it was great!!! But ...