Recipe: Peach-Balsamic Pork Tenderloin

I hear the gasps. I know what you’re thinking. “What is PORK doing on a website called ‘Yentavision’?! Yentas are not supposed to eat PORK.” It’s true, we’re not. And yet, it is so delicious. When I was growing up, my family had some perplexing rules regarding treif – chicken parmigiana, the sporadic ham sandwich without…

Recipe: White Chocolate Coconut Cake

Have you ever bitten in a Ferrero Raffaello, that gloriously creamy, crunchy, coconutty delight that you can usually only find in the “fancy candy” section of the drugstore (if it’s even stocked)? The combination of crackling marzipan/almond, delectable white chocolate, and flaky coconut brings comes together as my platonic ideal of dessert. Well, imagine that candy…

On the 10th Anniversary of the Day That Changed Everything

April 5, 2006 was supposed to be the best day of my life. Early that morning, before my first class, I headed up to my high school’s library to check my e-mail. I was probably one of the few kids left who didn’t have Internet access at home, so I took advantage of any chance…