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Vegetable Cream Soups

Shavuot, which begins at sunset on May 30th, celebrates the giving of the Torah to the Israelites after the Exodus from Egypt.

It is also...

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Vegan Pasta Salad for Shavuot

This dressing of this satisfying and delicious vegan pasta salad is both creamy and dairy-free making it a great dish to serve for Shavuot. It...

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Dairy-Friendly Reds

It’s a wine truism heard often: “Pair red wines with meat and white wines with dairy.” While this is sound advice, it’s too simplistic. What makes...

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Bagel Chips and Lox

(The Nosher via JTA) -- The older I get, the easier my recipes become. I’ve cooked my share of three-pagers and struggled through dozens of works...

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Cashew or Sunflower Seed Cream Cheeze

The consistency you seek is very smooth, creamy, and thick. This will take a bit of time, pulsing the blender, and scraping down the sides...

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Walnut Ricotta

This cheeze is not truly a ricotta, but does have a ricotta-type texture and is a great addition to pasta or zoodle dishes. It is a little outside...

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Crown Heights Now Artisanal Kosher Haven

Dolly Rotter, a Chabad chasidic grandmother of 19 and great-grandmother of 25, has lived on the south side of Eastern Parkway in Crown Heights...


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92Y Gala Sparks Debate On What’s Kosher

The decision by the 92nd Street Y to use a non-kosher caterer for its annual gala Monday night sparked a small protest and ignited a broader...


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Why Oak?

At first glance it would seem unlikely that the wood from a tree and the fruit of the vine would have such a longstanding relationship. While both...


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Tahini Marshmallow S’mores

(The Nosher via JTA) — Tahini is certainly having “a moment."

This ancient condiment is just about everywhere these days – most notably on...

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Cucumber Yogurt Dip (Tzatziki)

Greeks use this condiment, known as tzatziki, on just about everything. If you are lucky enough to find the authentic prepared stuff, go ahead and...

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Chipotle Yogurt Sauce

Smoky and spicy chipotle peppers plus Cucumber Yogurt Dip make for an entirely different condiment, one that you can use on almost anything that...

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Yogurt With Berries And Seeds

I use equal amounts of each seed, but feel free to combine them in any proportion that suits you. Whenever you crave crunch, pull out this healthy...

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Spicy Roasted Salmon With Chipotle Yogurt Sauce

Roast four salmon fillets and sauté some spinach, it’s as simple—and almost as quick—as that. The salmon on its bed of spinach is also beautiful...

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Tuna Melts

I love this classic diner staple, but it is usually overloaded with mayonnaise and cheese and made with albacore or dark tuna fish, which is far...

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A Clean-Meat Revolution is Cooking in Israel

Would you pay $1,000 for a meatball? How about $18,000 per pound of ground beef?

That’s the cost of today’s prototype cultured meat (also...


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Katz’s Deli (At Least Its Food) Is Going Global

Would you like that pastrami on rye to stay, to go or shipped overnight?

Such will be the new question posed to diners at Katz’s...


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Eggplant Escabeche

Chef Einat Admony shares her mother's recipe for Eggplant Escabeche. Serve as a side dish, an accompaniment to a sandwich, or just as is.

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Israeli Couscous Mac and Cheese

(The Nosher via JTA) -- Mac and cheese is one of those comfort food dishes that is sure to bring a smile to anyone’s face.

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Taking the Temperature of Wine

Going through my email bag once again to answer some of your questions about wines and spirits. If you have a burning question about kosher booze...


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This Israeli Coffee Shop Gives A Discount To Customers Who Say ‘Please’ And ‘Thank You’

(JTA) — In Israel, being polite to your barista might not only earn you a smile — it could also save you money.


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Unicorn Challah

(The Nosher via JTA) — I don’t know when the craze over “unicorn foods” became the trend, but it’s hard to scroll through Facebook or visit a...

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Ten Ways to Nurture Nutritiously

Getting a nutritious meal on the dinner table that the whole family enjoys is no easy feat, let alone after a long day at work. Don’t...


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Michael Solomonov Crowned America's Top Chef

(JTA) — Israeli-born restaurateur Michael Solomonov was named outstanding chef — the top award in the profession — at the 2017 James Beard...


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Family Time (With a Chance of Meatballs)

I grew up in a family with a working mom and dad plus two siblings, so life was often chaotic and always busy. There were times when the house was...


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