Liz Alpern


How-To Guide to Hanukkah Gingerbread House

By Liz Alpern

How-To Guide to Hanukkah Gingerbread House
Gingerbread houses aren’t just for Christmas anymore. Check out our step-by-step guide to making an edible Hanukkah house. It’s even got a taffy mezuzah.Read More


DIY Seltzer Drinks

By Liz Alpern

DIY Seltzer Drinks
“Seltzer on the Jewish table is like wine on the French table.” So said my 91 year-old Grandma, Beverly Sober, on a recent Sunday afternoon. Seltzer is close to her heart, and with good reason. Her father, my great-grandfather, was a soda fountain salesman in Baltimore for decades after emigrating to the U.S. from Russia. She waxed nostalgic, “It just gives things a Jewish flavor.”Read More



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