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Odd Mom Out, which premiered last week on Bravo, is a show about a “normal” woman named Jill living amongst a sea of prissy and perfect Upper East Side moms. Jill functions not only as comedy relief, but also as the Greek Chorus, directing our attention toward the absurdity of excessive lifestyles.
They still have trouble pronouncing “shakshuka.” But Calgary locals have gone wild for an Israeli bakery and its exotic wares — think babka, labneh and even chopped liver.
With July 4th approaching, we’ve been pondering the question of how exactly to put a tasty Jewish touch on our Independence Day celebrations. What could we serve that would marry the symbols of America’s freedom with Jewish culinary tradition? The answer came in the form of an iconic Jewish dessert that’s been given a decidedly 4th-of-July spin.
As Valentine’s Day approaches, my thoughts turn to chocolate (of course). Chocolate babka would be a great treat for a romantic dinner. Selecting the best chocolate babka for the celebration is easier now, since I recently attended a chocolate-babka marathon tasting — a chocolate babkathon.
It’s rare that I walk into the Forward offices and don’t see animated faces and hear lively conversation. But on Wednesday morning, after a long, stressful night of watching and covering the election returns, the Forward staff was quiet; editors and writers sat bleary eyed and pale before computer screens, or moved slowly to and from the coffee machine in the pantry, zombie-like.