Apr 15, 2014

From a Jew: What You Can Expect at the Passover Seder [CC Faves]

But what is a Seder? And what exactly will you be eating? Who's gonna be there? Do you get to eat Challah? Do you have to be able to pronounce it?

Apr 17, 2011

The 5 Matzoh Treats That Will Help You Survive Passover

With Passover just around the corner, it's about to be all about the Matzoh. Say goodbye to your Cheerios, your penne pasta, and your delicious New York bagels. It's like a week-long Atkins diet... with nothing but a flat tasteless cracker to fill your belly.

Mar 30, 2010

Living K For P: Tips and Tricks To Survive Sans Bread

Passover means a week of saying thanks - but no thanks to bread, rolls, bagels and all other carb-y goodness. Along with (depending on how strict you observe) saying sayonara to beans, corn syrup, your soy lattes and - um - BEER. Basically everything you need to exist on a daily basis and especially on the weekend.

In The Know: Southwest Is Having a Sale!

And if the "check bags free" wasn't enough to make Southwest Airlines my perma-beau, this new sale (which ends tomorrow so PAY ATTENTION) made me swoon with delight.

Feb 11, 2010

Weekly Wrap Up: Spring Stress

For most of us, it’s the first week back from the Easter/Passover break, which, while relaxing, can also be stressful. Some of us found that being home for the holidays has its ups and downs, such as being able to eat yummy home cookin’ but also having to deal with our mom asking us to help her edit her Facebook profile (which reminded me to delete those suggestive pictures from last year’s Halloween party before I got an angry phone call from her).

Apr 17, 2009

Tips for My Passover Peeps

All my Jewish peeps out there know that Passover is a time where you have to hold your head up high and say, "Sure, my non-Jewish friends get to eat Peeps and Reese's peanut butter cup eggs (where the PB to chocolate ratio is so. much. better.), but, hey, I get all those fake desserts that taste like crap yet still make me fat AND constipated. Mazel Tov to ME!" So glad we wandered in the desert for this.

Apr 8, 2009

Apr 1, 2009

Candy Dish: April Fools! Courtesy of UC San Diego

Poor students thought they had gotten in. GOT YA!!

Oct 8, 2008

It’s Yom Kippur, Baby!

Last week we had Rosh Hashanah; now it’s time for Yom Kippur. Yeah, baby; time to atone! Starting tonight at...

Apr 27, 2008

The Passover Diet: The Final Days

Basically, I ran out of things to eat. Yeah, yeah, it shouldn’t be that hard. But somehow nothing seems quite...

Apr 25, 2008

The Passover Diet: Days 4 & 5

Basically, I’m hungry and fatigued. And I want to eat bread. I wake up and I eat matzoh. Then I...

Apr 23, 2008

The Passover Diet: Day 3

I should probably point out that I am crappy Jew and, even in not eating chametz (leavened bread), I’m not...

Apr 22, 2008

The Passover Diet: Day 2

And oh, what a Day 2 it was. Well, first of all, last night I went to my parents’ house...

Apr 21, 2008

The Passover Diet: Day 1

Every year for Passover, I give up bread, grains, etc. for 8 days. Why? Because this is how we do....

Apr 16, 2008

Passover Jew Angst

Passover. Great holiday. Eternal source of existential agony. I’m Jewish, yes? Well, ethnically, for sure. My family is made up...