In the haystack of emails from then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton that were dumped yesterday, one cryptic needle poked through. The subject line was simply “Gefilte fish” — and the entire body of the message held one mysterious question: “Where are we on this?”
Turns out there’s hope for the president’s bagel predicament.
Holidays come early to Breads Bakery, which is offering its festive challah (above) and other Rosh Hashanah items starting Friday.
My interview with President Obama was as serious as you’d expect of a man who is professorially cerebral and gravitates toward long, thoughtful answers to complicated policy questions. Iran, Israel, domestic politics — all were on the agenda when I met with him in the Oval Office last Friday.
Here’s the thing about baked apples: They are kind of a terrible dessert. While certainly delicious, the homey, Jewish grandmother-approved confection lacks a certain gravitas needed to convince very full people to make room for a few bites of something more. They just can’t compete with a lineup of pies, cookies and cake.