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The death-defying pomegranate tree fruits again!
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Original post appeared on Neesh Nosh.
I live in Southern California. The majority of my water is pumped from Northern California and other western states. It’s energy intensive, illogical and not sustainable. To add to this, California is in the worst drought in the past 500... read on
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I’ve written about terminally ill children, three-legged abandoned mules, terror victims, parents whose children were killed, Holocaust survivors and battered wives, but I have never received such an outpouring of sympathy and concern as when I wrote about my pomegranate tree and... read on
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At night Koreatown is Manhattan-- packed restaurants, backed up valet stands, lines out the doors to even the diviest BBqs. By day, it's a different story. You might be the only customer. You'll see the families behind these family-run places. You'll see the servers plucking the... read on
June 30, 2014 | 1:57 pm
One of my favorite recipes to bake is chocolate chip cookies. I remember my sister and I watching my mom bake them and we would help her drop the cookies onto the cookie sheets. Over the years I mastered the Toll House recipe she used to make and could make it from memory.
Then... read on
June 15, 2014 | 11:14 am
I met Casey Kasem on January 21, 1988. It was the height of the Palestinian uprising against Israeli occupation, and shocking images of violence and suffering were coming out of the Middle East – some things never change.
A group of about 100 Arabs and Jews living in Los Angeles... read on