Salad du Jour – Shelter

In the movie Shelter you can see Mona preparing salad du jour.  This salad fits this film very well as it incorporates Shivat HaMinim, the 7 agricultural products enumerated in the Torah as special to the Land of Israel.  Fall is the perfect time of year to try this salad as all of the ingredients […]

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The Laundromat

We select one movie each year as our “family” movie.  This is the one movie that Karl see’s whether he likes it or not.  After the debacle of Nocturnal Animals, we choose this movie very carefully.  This year we felt totally tricked by the movie we selected – The Laundromat.  This film contained award winning […]

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The Sky is Pink

We saw this remarkable film at TIFF 2019.  The description had us loading up on Kleenex but the movie was surprisingly uplifting.  Based on a true story, we view a marriage from the perspective of their younger daughter.  The Sky is Pink is a heartwarming story that captures a couple’s struggle to keep their daughter […]

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Peanut Butter and Jelly Scones – The Peanut Butter Falcon

This is one of our favorite recipes.  We have been saving it for a movie we felt was worthy and we have, The Peanut Butter Falcon.  Try to get to the theaters to see this movie and send a message to Hollywood that we want more movies like this.  If you  miss it at the […]

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The Peanut Butter Falcon

I apologize for coming late to this party.  A couple of people recommended this movie to us before we went to TIFF.  We finally saw it this weekend and loved it.  The Peanut Butter Falcon is an original story with a charming cast.  It won the Narrative Spotlight Audience Award at SXSW 2019.  I never […]

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Judy – Brown Butter Carrot Cake

Judy depicts the last year in the life of Judy Garland and her lifelong struggle with food, alcohol and pills.  In the movie she is not even allowed to eat her own birthday cake as child.  We would like everyone to be able to enjoy a delicious cake on their birthday.  This is a lovely […]

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