Sharing Food and Memories with Friends and Family


September 12, 2012
Irene Saiger


Kitchen Safety Tips for the New Year

To all of you whose support, comments, constructive suggestions, and encouragement have kept me going,  Shana Tovah.  May this coming year be filled with health, happiness and joy.  First and foremost here are some tips to keep us all “safe” in the place we love to spend time, our kitchens.  Houston Fire Department (HFD) Offers Cooking […]

April 17, 2012
Irene Saiger


Chicken Schnitzle

 My colleague at work calls them her Divas In Training, the young women who cook with her every Sunday, learning to make the family recipes by her side.  I had a similar experience this Passover when we were joined by young women for almost every holiday meal.  The kitchen was filled with chitchat along with […]

June 25, 2010
Irene Saiger


Sour Cherry Pie

I long for slow, lazy days.  For me that opportunity comes once a week, on Shabbat.  It is the only day when I don’t rush out of bed, I don’t rush to work, I actually don’t rush to do anything other that what I want to do.  The morning starts by going into the kitchen […]

March 25, 2010
Irene Saiger

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I  am inspired.  I just returned home after seeing a documentary called Food Fight by Chris Taylor, one of a series of monthly documentaries brought to Los Angeles by “Something to Talk About.”   The message was simple; eat well, eat local and prepare delicious healthy meals that you are proud to share with friends […]

March 19, 2010
Irene Saiger

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Countdown To Passover

The previous seven recipes were all included with Passover in mind. I hope you try them and enjoy them. After Shabbat I plan to add one more recipe each day till Erev Pesach. Shabbat Shalom, Irene