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October 2011: It's been 10 years since I came into Zaar one day at the recommendation of someone on another website. If you ask my husband (or my coworkers), I haven't logged out since!
So what's happened in the ten years since I became addicted to Zaar? Well, I've been happily married, happily divorced, and happily married once again. (Wanna see wedding pictures? Click here.)
Originally from the Bronx, I've been living in Israel since 1983. I'm married to a brilliant man with the most yummy British accent (this is the part where he rolls his eyes and says, Yeah, yeah, yeah). Let's call him Sushiman, even though he hates that name. Chia gave him that nickname when I was trying to create a dinner to show off my culinary talents. I posted here on Zaar with questions about the menu and since sushi was the main focus of the meal, he became Sushiman. That dinner was just the first of what I hope will become a lifetime of meals together.
This is a picture of us taken in September 2005 in Kew Gardens in London. It my favorite picture of the two of us.
This comes in as a close second, taken March 2009:
I have 4 of the most gorgeous daughters in the known universe (tfu, tfu, tfu, that's me spitting three times to ward off the Evil Eye). Sushiman has 4 kids of his own, so together that makes us a family of ten, together with my dog and my step-dog (sadly, since I first wrote this my step-dog, Honey, crossed the Rainbow Bridge). We're the Brady Bunch on speed. Not all eight live with us, but everyone is in and out all of the time, so we're thinking about replacing our front door with one of those revolving thingies.
If you need help figuring out the whole complicated mess, you can check out Miriyummy, A Guide to the Perplexed.
Here are my four beauties -- from left to right: Adiya, Sara, Nomi and Tehila
On March 18, 2009, my oldest, Sara, got married to Ariel. The wedding was a clash of cultures and traditions, and we had a blast!
Over 500 people attended our little party...
... and Ariel was welcomed into our family in style!
If you want to see the photo album from Sara and Ariel's wedding, just go here.
We're just one big happy family, most of the time, really!
Here on Recipezaar I am the host of the Kosher & Jewish Cooking forum. Come on in, and let the Jewish Mothers of Zaar feed you senseless!
I hope you enjoy my recipes. I have only posted recipes of food that I am willing to eat myself. Therefore, you won't find anything unkosher in my recipes. You won't find any stinky bleu cheese or goat's cheese either. You will find a lot of comfort food, I believe that comfort food is very important.
Gay and Troy are always thanking us for making Recipezaar such a great place. I firmly believe that it's Gay and Troy themselves that deserve a multitude of thanks, from us! And I hope I live up to their expectations!
What time is it in Ra'anana?
I'm a self-proclaimed foodie, love anything having to do with food, from shopping for it, cooking it, eating it (of course), and even reading about it. As for a favorite food, if I had to limit it to just one, it would be sushi. We were once at this party with an unlimited sushi bar, and I must have eaten my weight in sushi and sashimi. And that's a lot of sushi.