About Kitty Jay

Kitty Jay, Pickled's "Budget Baleboosteh", is a food writer and newlywed living in Brooklyn, New York. An avid home cook, Kitty enjoys nothing more than entertaining family and friends in her home. She loves trivia games, bad reality television, and plays a mean game of Robotron.

Kitty is the creator of the popular food blog, My Husband Hates Veggies.


Apples and Honey Nosh-Off: Tartlettes vs. Trifle

Apples and Honey Nosh-Off: Tartlettes vs. Trifle
By September 6, 2007

My husband couldn't have been more delighted when I told him he'd have to judge a dessert nosh-off, unless perhaps I told him Jessica Alba was serving it to him. In the nude. Alas Ms. Alba was not available. Poor … Read More

Budget Baleboosteh: Rosh Hashanah Dinner Prep

Budget Baleboosteh: Rosh Hashanah Dinner Prep
By September 5, 2007

My name is Kitty and I've been dubbed Pickled’s “Budget Baleboosteh.” That means I'll host dinner parties in my own home, and blog about the planning and cooking to show you how easy it is and why you must get … Read More

Rosh Hashanah Dinner Menu: Roasted Sweet Carrots and Parsnips

Rosh Hashanah Dinner Menu: Roasted Sweet Carrots and Parsnips
By August 31, 2007

The traditional carrot dish served on Rosh Hashanah is called tzimmes. It consists of sliced carrots cooked in honey and flavored with cinnamon, sometimes with the addition of dried fruits. Other traditional recipes made with meat often include sweet potatoes. … Read More