7 Yummy Shabbat Dinners to Binge (Eat) Watch

Join our private Facebook group Couch Latkes for more tv/movie suggestions! 1. The Simpsons Season 3; Episode 6 Revel in the Simpsons' heyday with this, the most Jew-centric of episodes. Highlights: self-loathing, Jackie Mason, and

Musings from the wilderness… Part 9

Early rising Every morning when I wake up to start the day, I raise my hands to the sky, shaking them with disgust when I ask, “Why is it still dark outside?” Until I remember

Succah by the Sea – time to reimagine ritual!

For over 3000 years, Jewish people around the world have left the comforts of their homes to eat , and the walls must be impermanent and remain open on some sides, open to passers-by -

Musings from the wilderness…. Part 8

Simchat Torah on a farm! It was rumoured for a few weeks that Simchat Torah on the farm was going to go off, a night of heavy drinking and a chance to interact with people

4 TV shows for the Jewish foodie!

There’s no shortage of food shows and podcasts out there but, just like there are thousands of different recipes in the world, there are plenty of spins a culinary series can take. Feast your eyes

Don’t Mess with the Sandler

There once was a time (that ended in 2006 with Don’t Mess With The Zohan) that an Adam Sandler film would hit equally the very different funny-bones of my dad, my brother and me. This

You’re The Worst?

What is it about Barbra Streisand? The multi-hyphenated Jewish icon’s appeal has long eluded me, despite a lifetime of exposure and noodging by my mother. There’s always been something too grandiose, deliberate and insistent about

3 podcasts for the Jewish foodie!

There’s no shortage of food shows and podcasts out there but, just like there are thousands of different recipes in the world, there are plenty of spins a culinary series can take. Feast your eyes

Musings from the wilderness… Part 7

Succot at its finest! It’s Sukkafest, a 10 day festival (Sukkot is 7 days, but we are extending!!) of the hut where hundreds will flow through the farm to celebrate the harvest and nature. Like

What to watch before Sukkot and Simchat Torah

It’s the holiday season! That time of year filled with too much eating, too many family reunions, and having to explain to your boss why you need so much time off. And there’s no better