Article Archive for November 2010
It has always been noted that the Torah is unique by virtue of the very human terms with which it describes its great heroes. Even the patriarchs and matriarchs are not presented as models of perfection. This is not only true of their actions, but also of them physically. The most prominent example is that of Isaac, of whom it says: “His eyes were too dim to see” (Genesis 27:1).
No matter how much or how little you know, wine is an undeniable conversation starter. Whether you’re looking to heighten your expertise, avoid embarrassment on your next wine bar date, or just happen to have someone cute looking over your shoulder at the moment… crack open a bottle of something light and thought-provoking (a Muscadet Sur Lie comes to mind) and have a go at this quiz.
The leaves are gorgeous and the air has turned crisp. Autumn is in full swing. Can cold and flu season be far behind? No worries if you have this soup stashed in your arsenal.
The Pomegranate is a funny sort of fruit. Rather than eating the flesh and throwing away the seed, as one does when eating an apple or orange, pomegranate seeds are eaten and the flesh discarded.