Monthly Archives: March 2012

What school are you sending him to?

One of the worst things about being a parent is the ubiqitous “What school are you sending your child to?” question. It starts when your child is around 3 months old (I kid you not), and it doesn’t let up … Continue reading

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Last week, the bakery boys let me make a dozen or so challahs in their bakery. Which was fun (and nervewracking) but also a big learning curve: doughs do different things when you’re mixing them in a giant mixer, proofing … Continue reading

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Passion fruit

Two years ago, when Kolya and I moved to this house, we received a housewarming gift of a little granadilla plant. It was about 30 cm high, and had a little card attached that said “Here is a passion fruit … Continue reading

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