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01/27/2015
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On Shavuot we celebrate the giving of the Torah, but it wouldn’t really be a proper Jewish holiday unless there was some food component too. Shavuot is when we consume all sorts of dairy dishes....

05/26/2016
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When Shauvot rolls around it’s always cheesecake, cheesecake, cheesecake!  But man cannot live on cheesecake alone—or can he? That’s where these beet ricotta ravioli come into play. (And they are...

05/25/2016
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Once again, summer snuck up on me. 

05/24/2016
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In honor of the recent celebration of Yom Ha’atzmaut (Israel’s Independence Day), I thought it worthwhile revisiting some fabulous Israeli wines. After all, Israel’s wine industry today is...

05/19/2016
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Kosher By Design Brings It Home, the final installment in Susie Fishbein's bestselling cookbook series, chronicles Fishbein's 15 year culinary journey around the world.

05/17/2016
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Manischewitz, the much beloved sweet wine that is ubiquitous in Jewish homes has found a new a fan base among non-Jews—particularly Asian Americans—who seem to have a taste for the sweet...

05/11/2016
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More than 90 percent of Israelis say they eat hummus at least once a week, and nearly 70 percent currently have some in their refrigerator.

05/11/2016
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Who doesn’t love chocolate? This Mother’s Day, infuse chocolate love into your celebrations. Put aside the standard bagels and lox, and consider these inventive chocolate infused dishes instead....

05/04/2016
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What would Jesus drink? Some Israeli brewers think they know.

05/02/2016
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Excerpted from “Great Meals with Greens and Grains,” by Megan Wolf. Copyright © 2016 Megan Wolf. Reprinted with permission from Page Street Publishing Co. 

04/28/2016
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Chocoate Angel Pie. Courtesy of Elizabeth Kurtz

This recipe is from Elizabeth Kurtz's new cookbook, 'CELEBRATE,' from GourmetKosherCooking.com that features more than 200 crowd-pleasing recipes that are easy enough for everyday, and special...

04/25/2016
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Passover just became more of a high holiday.

A leading haredi rabbi in Israel ruled that marijuana is kosher for Passover, and users can eat or smoke the drug during the eight-day holiday, ...

04/21/2016
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This exotic Spanish soup will be a Passover favorite, precisely because it tastes nothing like Passover.

04/21/2016
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When I walked into the house through the back door one day as a young man, I was shocked to see my mother in the kitchen. To put it mildly, this was not one of her favorite places. When I asked...

04/19/2016
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Growing up, Sundays were for leisurely reading The New York Times while noshing on a bagel and schmear (or two) and sneaking sips of our parents’ coffees. But for those with dietary restrictions,...

04/18/2016
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In "My Fat Dad: A Memoir of Food, Love, and Family, with Recipes," New York Times Well blog contributor and founder of nutritional consulting company Magnificent Mommies, Dawn Lerman, reflects on...

04/18/2016
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Rcokville, Md. — On Passover, Lynne Sandler will be passing on the beans and rice.

04/14/2016
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“Streit’s: Matzo and the American Dream” is far more than a Jewish Horatio Alger story. It is that, of course — the film documents the story of an immigrant baker who came to the United States and...

04/14/2016
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04/12/2016
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The scene could easily have been mistaken for a rock concert at one of Brooklyn’s countless music halls.

Smartly dressed 20- and 30-somethings crammed into a small corner building. The...

04/11/2016
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Lviv, Ukraine — There’s a Jewish-themed restaurant attached to the ruins of the 16th-century Golden Rose Synagogue here. It first caught my eye last month when I was taking photographs of Meylakh...

04/08/2016
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Passover’s coming soon, which means there’s gonna be matzo brei on the menu, count on it. This homey dish, like Seder brisket and flourless chocolate cake, has become a kind of culinary rite of...

04/07/2016
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At The Jewish Week’s Grand Wine Tasting at City Winery last week, there were many wonderful wines on offer. While all of the recommended wines of the evening couldn’t possibly fit into this space...

04/06/2016
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This is the next installment in our series “The Remix,” in which we seek to gently rework the more challenging dishes in the Jewish culinary canon. With a little bit of love, we’re convinced we...

04/06/2016
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Recently I had the good fortune to attend WhiskyFest DC. The is the annual festival of all things whisky, organized by the folks behind The Whisky Advocate, a quarterly glossy magazine devoted to...

04/03/2016
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04/03/2016
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It costs more per pound than filet mignon. It might be burnt or taste like cardboard. It’s so delicate it often breaks in the box, rendering it unfit for Passover ritual use.

Yet every year...

03/31/2016
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Recipe provided by KAYCO/KEDEM.

03/29/2016
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Balsamic glazed roasted butternut squash

This recipe was provided courtesy of KAYCO/KEDEM. 

03/29/2016
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Pereg Gourmet Quinoa flour is certified Gluten free, non GMO, and OU Kosher. You can find more Pereg Gourmet recipes at www.pereg-spices.com/blog/ These can be kept in an airtight container for up...

03/29/2016
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For most of my 29 years, I’ve been spoiled rotten when it comes to kosher food. 

03/27/2016
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The next time Amy Schumer shows up at a restaurant, the wait staff will likely be vying for a chance serve her, and not just in  hopes for an autograph or selfie with the actress-comedian.

03/21/2016
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Recently I had a chance to taste the new limited edition Year of the Monkey Blended Scotch. Blended Scotch, as I’ve noted many times before, is simply a mix of malt whisky and non-malt grain...

03/15/2016
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This has been a very busy period, kosher wine-wise.  With Purim around the corner and Pesach on the horizon, the kosher wine market is abuzz with new wines and releases. Likewise, I’ve been...

03/15/2016
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For Samir Patel, the term “goy” is no slur. It’s a point of pride.

Patel is a manager of Suhag Wine & Liquors, a family-owned business in the heavily Orthodox neighborhood of Kew...

03/14/2016
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