Entries by Evan Krame

Awards Season

It is awards season.  From the Winter Olympics through to the Oscars, talented men and women will be rewarded with the recognition of their skills. Often, they will point skyward […]

Pay Attention to Details

Clothing design can be a matter of life and death. At least that is how I understand the High Priest’s garments described in Torah.  In fact, the sartorial design of […]


Savory Borekitas *This recipe makes 16 individual borekitas Required Kitchen Tools Baking paper Rolling pin Baking tray Mixing bowl Measuring cups Measuring spoons Small brush Espresso cup (or similar small-sized […]

A Place for God

I make room for God in the dining room. No, I didn’t buy an extra seat for the table. The dining room is in the southeast corner of the house […]

I’m sorry I yelled, mom!

I lost patience recently and directed some unkind words toward my mother. She asked are you mad at me because I haven’t been feeling well? That soul-searing question reminded me […]

Watch your back!

Burt Lazarow z”l had been held hostage in the B’nai Brith building for nearly three days.  Burt was a smart and kind man, a lover of Yiddish and Yiddishkeit. I […]

Terrorist or Tourist?

Our brains are marvelous and mixed-up memory banks. However, memory is often inaccurate. We recall events through a lens of life experience. Like an artist choosing their medium and palette, […]

Tahini Cookies and Bars

https://soomfoods.com/blogs/recipes/maple-tahini-granola ingredients for cookies: 1 cup raisins 1/4 cup premium tahini 4 tablespoons unsalted butter 3/4 cup light or dark brown sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon fine sea […]

Uncomfortable Dinner Guest

I was an uncomfortable dinner guest in the home of the in-laws of my in-laws. We all knew the patriarch to be crass, gluttonous, and prejudiced. After our meal, he […]