Parshah Potpourri

Who Brings a Korban Minchah?

V’nefesh ki sakriv korban minchah l’Hashem (Vayikra 2:1) Parashas Vayikra introduces us to the various offerings that were offered in the Mishkan, one of which was the korban minchah (meal-offering).…

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How to Protect Against Food Fraud

What if you discovered that your honey jar was filled with high-fructose corn syrup? Or your expensive extra virgin olive oil was actually cheap swill? Would you still eat your…

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The Culinary Connoisseur

Tradition! Tradition!

In every publication and media outlet, there are lots of new-fangled recipes to enjoy this Purim. But we all need one tried-and-true recipe we can count on when preparing traditional…

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The Case of the Clueless Kibosh

A little bird told me to write this. OK, it wasn’t a bird. But it sounded like one. It was a tweet. (Disclosure: I use Twitter, but I never fully…

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