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Recipe: Amazingly Simple Spicy Sriracha Schnitzel

June 26, 2015

Everyone loves schnitzel. If you don't, your loss.  Since I got married, I've become somewhat of a schnitzel maven. Eaten with hot mustard, it's one of my absolute favorites. Even my wife, who doesn't love chicken, looks forward to schnitzel night. Recently, I started experimenting with adding flavors to the egg wash, cause why leave a good thing alone... After a bit of trial and error, sriracha sauce is the clear winner. Here's my very simple recipe: 1 package (1-1.5 pounds) thin "schnitzel' cut chicken breast 2 large eggs Bread crumbs (Any will do but I like Osem's Homestyle with Sesame) Sriracha sauce  Peanut Oil (or any frying oil) Start by trimming the chicken. Of you don't have schnitzel fillets, you'll want...

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A Personal Reflection on Lag B’Omer and Israel

May 05, 2015

When I was in college, I had the opportunity to live in Israel and study at Tel Aviv University. It was the best time of my life. I had been to Israel so many times before on vacation, but this was my first opportunity to live there and take in all that the amazing country has to offer.  Interestingly enough, one of my strongest memories from living in Israel is celebrating Lag B’Omer. Lag B’Omer is not one of the most important holidays. There are no special prayers or special foods, it’s just a time to celebrate. I was pleasantly surprised to see that in Israel, everyone participates in Lag B’Omer festivities. Every empty lot has a little bonfire in...

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