Articles by Mala Blomquist


The Main Event – Rosh Hashanah Main dishes

The main event has arrived! Options for beef, chicken, fish and vegetarian will please everyone’s tastes. Turkish Coffee Rubbed Brisket Recipe courtesy Michael Solomov for Epicurious Photo by Linda Pugliese Ingredients: 2 onions, peeled and quartered 2 large potatoes, scrubbed and cut into 1-inch-thick wedges 1 large carrot, peeled and cut into 2-inch pieces 1…


Mask up with Punim Protectors

Sallie Cohen, co-founder of Positive Charge PDX has done it again when it comes to creative ways in helping the community. She has put the “fun” in functional with her recently launched Punim Protectors that features masks with Yiddish sayings. (Punim is Yiddish for face, in case you were wondering.) We did a Q&A with…


Make your celebration special with Lawn Party

Photo: Uma Frost-Hausman and Stefanie Hausman, the mother-daughter duo behind Lawn Party. Stefanie Hausman and her 17-year-old daughter, Uma Frost-Hausman, have gone to several birthday and bar mitzvah parades during this time of social distancing. Attending these events inspired them to start their business, Lawn Party. “Some people had balloons or banners, but we thought…

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