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The Shiksa's Sukkah 2012

Sukkot 2012 – My Sukkah

Every year, I post a few pictures of my Sukkot Sukkah. We’ve had a terrific time dining in the Sukkah this year; it’s such a peaceful way to reconnect with nature. I like the decorate the sukkah with autumn-inspired decor– … Read More

Autumn Votives

Autumn Votives for Sukkot or Thanksgiving

Easy kid-friendly craft for Fall, Sukkot & Thanksgiving – Autumn Votives. Includes step-by-step illustrated tutorial. Seasonal holiday craft. Read More

To My Readers on Yom Kippur

To My Readers on Yom Kippur

An open letter to readers of The Shiksa in the Kitchen for Yom Kippur. Read More

More Good Day Oregon

Matzo Ball Soup on More Good Day Oregon

Watch Tori Avey, The Shiksa in the Kitchen, share her recipe for Matzo Ball Soup on More Good Day Oregon, Fox 12 in Portland, Oregon Read More

Joel Riddell Interview

Dining Around with Joel Riddell – Radio Interview

Tori Avey, The Shiksa in the Kitchen, talks with Joel Riddell on the popular Bay Area radio show Dining Around. Read More

New Day Northwest

Rosh Hashanah Recipes on New Day Northwest

Watch Tori Avey, The Shiksa in the Kitchen, share Rosh Hashanah menu ideas on New Day Northwest in Seattle, Washington Read More

Rosh Hashanah Napkin Rings

Rosh Hashanah Napkin Rings

Easy kid-friendly craft for Jewish holidays – Rosh Hashanah Apple & Honey Bee Napkin Rings. Includes step-by-step photo illustrated instructions. Read More

The Shiksa Market

The Shiksa Market – Grand Opening!

The Shiksa in the Kitchen announces the launch of The Shiksa Market, full of her favorite gourmet food products, books, and brands. Read More

Andy Griffith Show Cast

Andy Griffith and More on The History Kitchen

A recap of posts from The History Kitchen for the week of July 1 through 7. Read More

Vintage Recipe Box

Ziplist – A New Feature on

Learn about some exciting new features on The Shiksa in the Kitchen- you can now create a Recipe Box and a Shopping List with my recipes! Read More

Hot Dogs

Hebrew National – Answering to a Higher Authority?

A new lawsuit claims that Hebrew National hot dogs, which have been kosher certified for decades, are not kosher. Read More

Scott Hilburn Pinata Comic

Piñata Humor for Cinco de Mayo

There’s nothing like a little piñata humor to kick off Cinco de Mayo weekend. Thanks to cartoonist Scott Hilburn and his hilarious website, The Argyle Sweater, for sharing!

All My Faves Horizontal

All My Faves – Top Recipe Faves

The Shiksa in the Kitchen is excited to be featured on the All My Faves homepage as one of their top Recipe Fave picks Read More

Alice Herz Sommer Music

Anne Herz Sommer – Everything is a Present

Interview with Anne Herz Sommer, a 108 yr old Holocaust survivor and pianist. Alice relied on her music and optimism to help her survive the war. Read More

Gefilte Fish Main

Gefilte Goes Mainstream

Gefilte fish is loved by some, loathed by others. At two new Jewish Manhattan food businesses, Ashkenazi gefilte gets the gourmet treatment. Read More

7Live Passover 2012

ABC 7Live San Francisco – 4.9.12

Watch Tori Avey, The Shiksa in the Kitchen, cook healthy recipes for Passover week on ABC 7Live in San Francisco and the Bay Area. Read More

Kveller Article

Passover Interview on Kveller

Tamara Reese interviews Tori Avey, The Shiksa in the Kitchen, about Passover on Read More


Afikoman Bag for Passover

Learn to make an afikoman bag from fabrics, decorate. Easy fun passover craft project for kids and family. Afikomen, matzo, Passover, Seder. Read More


Elijah’s Cup Passover Craft

Learn to make a homemade Elijah’s Cup with this fun, colorful, kid-friendly Passover holiday craft on Read More

IACP People's Choice Awards

IACP People’s Choice Awards – Please Vote!

Vote for Tori and The Shiksa in the Kitchen in the IACP People’s Choice Awards for 2012! Read More