Growing up, Shabbat dinner was something that my mother tried hard to make a priority every Friday night. She wisely knew that as we grew older our Friday nights spent as a family would dwindle. And while growing up in…

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Jule The Bee grew up spending her formative years pretending there was a camera crew following her. She now resides in the backwoods of Westchester and still, essentially, believes the same. These days you can find her in her kitchen drinking wine, cooking, dancing and on occasion (ok, ok, most of the time) cursing for her Instagram followers, while shamelessly (yet strangely comfortably) turning the camera on herself and her immediate family and friends. After all, if a camera crew never materializes, you can always be your own.

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June Nasso’s Jamaican Red Snapper

June Nasso was my mother’s best friend and confidant. She was also our Jamaican live-in housekeeper with a strong accent, a penchant for cursing, and a red snapper recipe out of her home town in Jamaica to die for. On many…

Happily Ever After…A Covid Fairytale?

Dear Bee, Thank you for being a true light during these difficult Covid-19 times. I get so much joy living vicariously through your beautiful kitchen, delicious meals and your precious family. I’m only a teeny bit mad that you’re not…

Spilling Secrets Banana Bread

When I was 10 years old my parents took to me to Disney World for my birthday. On one way too hot afternoon to be in the park, my mother took me for lunch alone in our hotel while my…

Ask The Bee: OCBEE Cleaning

Hi Bee, Here we are in Corona, and I’m cleaning now more than ever. The problem is, I’ve (very luckily) never had to do my own good deep cleaning… until now. So, tell me everything you know! What’s best to…

MarBEE Tyler Moore Crockpot Chicken

It’s 1965 and my grandmother Reine Silon after 20 years of marriage to my handsome, but austere, Grandfather Bob Berkowitz decides she wants out. Even though she has never earned a living outside of being a homemaker and he owns…

My BEEg Fat Greek Chicken Soup

July 1995… I wish I could say that I have spent significant time in Greece island hopping and exploring, but truth be told, my one and only trip there was limited to Corfu. A tumble down steep stone stairs with…

Ask The Bee: Game Over

Jule, Recently I had a very difficult situation with a dear friend. It involved our daughters. We had always said that no matter what drama the girls encountered, we wouldn’t let it affect our friendship.  Our girls were friends but…