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Preserving: A Jewish Tradition

“I was interested in home preserving and interested in Jewish food, so I thought, why not combine my two interests into one micro-specialization...


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Apple, Honey, and Rose Water Jam

This is a special preserve that combines traditional foods and flavors for Rosh Hashanah in both Ashkenazi and Sephardic cuisine. Apples, of...

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 Syrian Pickled Cauliflower

Pickled cauliflower might be new to you, but it is a common breakfast food in Israel, along with cheese, hummus, labneh (yogurt cheese), pita...

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Cranberry Applesauce

Applesauce is one of the best-known and best-loved Jewish preserves because it is one of the two traditional toppings for potato pancakes or...

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Sweet and Sour Peach Ketchup

The idea that ketchup is made with tomatoes is a fairly recent innovation. Ketchup, which is no more than a slow-simmered sauce made with fruit,...

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Potato Salad with Ashkenazi flavors

(The Nosher via JTA) – If I am being honest, I have struggled in the past with making a good potato salad.

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Jamaica’s 1st Kosher Restaurant Serves Spicy Jerk Cuisine

(JTA) — Jamaica has its first kosher restaurant.

Kosher Hot Spot, run by Chabad of Jamaica, will serve the island nation’s famous jerk...


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Rainbow Falafel

(The Nosher via JTA) – The rainbow bagel trend, admittedly, isn’t my favorite. Neon just isn’t that appetizing to me, and I’ve always been...

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Uganda’s Jews Are Down To One Meal A Day Because Of East Africa’s Famine

(JTA) — Uganda’s 2,000 Jews have long maintained a modest existence. They live in the east of the country in a hilly, rural area that lacks paved...


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Food With Layers Of Meaning

Tisha b’Av, the day we mourn the destruction of the First and Second Temples, seems especially sad this year as we witness worldwide violence and...

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What Israel – And You – Can Do About Food Security

What brought international celebrity chef Assaf Granit and Israeli First Lady Nechama Rivlin to a conference in Rehovot on June 26 about food and...


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Satisfy A Snack Attack Without Leaving Your Beach Blanket

You’re sitting on the beach, soaking in the sun’s rays and listening to the waves on a clear blue Tel Aviv day.

Suddenly, you have an urge...


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Share A Meal With The Locals In Israel

Do you want to get to know the locals when you visit Israel?

There’s no better way than to share a meal and conversation in someone’s home...


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Israel Joins Ice Cream Day Celebrations

July 16th is National Ice Cream Day in the United States but the faux holiday has gained fans across the world. Israeli chains are joining the ice...


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Israeli Device Will Aid US Dairy Farm Nutrition Analysis

Cargill Animal Nutrition has joined forces with Israel’s Consumer Physics to introduce Reveal real-time nutrition analysis to US dairy producers...


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New Kosher Culinary School Opens in Brooklyn

In a bright, airy teaching kitchen straddling Marine Park and Mill Basin in Brooklyn, six budding chefs hustle to complete a five-course Chinese...


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This Kippah Could Save The Lives Of Kids With Allergies

(JTA) — At 3 1/2, Peretz Apfelbaum may not completely understand it yet, but some kitchens can put his life in danger.


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Canada Reverses Ban On Labeling West Bank Products As ‘Made in Israel’

(JTA) — Canadian authorities withdrew a guideline that prevented goods produced in the West Bank from being labeled “Made in Israel.”

In a...


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Canada Bars West Bank Settlement Wines From Being Labeled ‘Product of Israel’

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Canada has apparently barred wines imported from the West Bank from being labeled as products of Israel.


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Sweet Summer Sangria

Now that the summer heat is upon us, the time is ripe to mix up a pitcher of cooling, refreshing sangria.

A mixture of wine, fruit, and a...


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How A Korean-Jewish Entrepreneur Uses Food To Empower Immigrants

NEW YORK (JTA) — Several times a month Jeanette Chawki welcomes a handful of strangers into her Brooklyn home. There, the visitors learn about...


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Israeli-Inspired Avocado Toast, 3 Ways

(The Nosher via JTA) – Avocado toast has been “trendy” for several years throughout the U.S. In fact, avocados have been so trendy, an entire...

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Food distributor Fined For Sending Fake Kosher Cheese To Jewish Camps

(JTA) — A food distributor accused of sending cheddar cheese falsely labeled as kosher to Jewish summer camps was fined $25,000 by a court in...


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How A Chinese-Jewish Chef Finds Inspiration On A North Dakota Farm

(JTA) — Not much could have prepared Molly Yeh for moving from New York City to Grand Forks, North Dakota — a city of a little over 50,000...


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Shabbat in the Shade

After a busy work week, most of us welcome Shabbat with a festive evening meal. But Saturday lunch tends to be more casual, especially during the...

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Belgium’s North Bans Form Of Kosher Slaughter

(JTA) — The Parliament in the northern Belgium Flanders, or Flemish, region unanimously passed a resolution banning ritual slaughter without...


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‘Orange Is The New Black’ Inspires Scottish Prisoners To Demand Kosher Food

(JTA) — Inmates at a Sottish prison are believed to have started asking for kosher food after watching “Orange is the New Black,” a Netflix...


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