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Mexican Jewish Teen Challenged To Cook Non-Kosher Food On TV Reality Show

RIO DE JANEIRO (JTA) — A 13-year-old Jewish girl who cooked pork during a primetime reality show on Mexican TV said “my grandfather is going to...


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The Jewish Week’s Eighth Annual Grand Wine Tasting

With Passover around the corner, more than 400 people attended The Jewish Week’s eighth annual Grand Wine Tasting on Monday evening at City Winery...


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The Last Passover Countdown Checklist You Will Ever Need

The 30-day period between Purim and Passover is often fraught, especially for Jews — especially if, against all sound advice, they insist on...

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Kosher Wine Guide 2017

Inside The 2017 Kosher Wine Guide


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Master Of The Chefs: The Kosher Culinary World’s Unsung Hero

(JNS) Do you recall what you were eating in kosher restaurants 10 years ago? Had you tried sous-vide dishes? Homemade sausage? Fresh, cured...


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Celebrating Berlin’s First-Ever Jewish Food Week

BERLIN (JTA)  — It was standing-room only at Fine Bagels, a bakery tucked inside the Shakespeare and Sons bookstore in the former East Berlin....


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Chef Michael Solomonov Goes ‘In Search of Israeli Cuisine’ In New Film

(JTA) — “I thought it was just going to be about falafel and hummus.”


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Savory Overnight Oats

In the world of oats, the steel-cut variety, also known as “Irish oats,” is at the top of the “good-for-you” food chain. I’m crazy about them, but...

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Cheesy Zucchini and Olive Bread

This isn’t your ordinary zucchini bread. It’s savory rather than sweet—a departure from typical breakfast breads, which err in the opposite...

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Barely Banana Protein Pancakes

The batter for these protein-packed, gluten-free, pint-sized pancakes gets whirled together in one fell swoop in a blender, which doubles as the...

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Ratatouille, Chickpea, and Quinoa Casserole

Healthy, vegan, and gluten free, this delicious quinoa dish is loaded with Mediterranean veggies like peppers, zucchini, and eggplant. Basil and...

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Farro Salad with Cherry Tomatoes, Smoked Mozzarella, and Mint

When farro salad replaced pasta salad as the “it” side dish on the picnic-potluck-barbecue circuit, it fell prey to the same problems of bland and...

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Sesame Chicken with Cashews and Dates

In the classic Taiwanese dish, three cups chicken, a sauce of toasted sesame oil, dark soy sauce, and honeyed rice wine give morsels of chicken...

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Classic Roasted Chicken Salad with Green Aioli and Chicken Skin Croutons

Adding diced savory chicken skin to a pan of dried bread cubes really ups the crouton ante in this elegant salad, with homemade aioli for an...


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Wineonomics

Ever wondered why a bottle of wine costs what it does? One of the perennial complaints among kosher wine consumers is the general rise of kosher...


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Chocolate as a Mitzvah

In a hole-in-the-wall chocolate shop near Tompkins Square Park in the East Village stands a narrow wall with some big messages.


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Israeli Chefs Take Hamantaschen to a Whole New Level

TEL AVIV (JTA) – Cheesecake, amaretto or goat cheese and onion jam?

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Does Making It Three-Cornered Mean It's Hamantaschen?

In short, yes!  Last year Soom Foods, who produces absolutely fabulous tahini, sponsored a contest which was basically to come up with an unusual...

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Best Booze for your Purim Buzz

To those who enjoy their tipple, Purim is generally thought of as an opportunity to indulge.


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Savory Surprises in Disguise

While hamentaschen have been around for many years, it has become popular to innovate with the cookie dough and filling. Breads Bakery is...

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Katz’s Deli to Open in Brooklyn

NEW YORK (JTA) — Katz’s Delicatessen, a staple on New York’s Lower East Side since 1888, is opening its first outpost — in downtown Brooklyn.


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Compost Cookie Hamantaschen Recipe

(Nosher via JTA) — If you’ve never made compost cookies, but you love desserts that are a little salty and a little sweet, this cookie...

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Braiding Jewish Communities Together

On Superbowl Sunday more than 1,000 children from various denominations in grades K-8 came to the Hilton Hotel in Midtown Manhattan from across...


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Teaching Giving Through Baking

A few weeks ago I wrote about the countless benefits of cooking with kids. For me it’s the ultimate in quality time.


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Key Lime Pie

One year I demonstrated this recipe to so many audiences before Passover, I was unable to make it again when Passover finally arrived, and I love...

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Gluten-free Hamantaschen

I had experimented with gluten-free flour mixes without success until I tried King Arthur brand, a combination of white rice flour, tapioca starch...

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Almond and Olive Oil Cake

The use of olive oil in cakes dates back farther than the Chanukah story itself. Olive oil was used in baked offerings at the Temple. This is a...

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Science Brings Good Old Flavor Back To Tomatoes

Supermarket tomatoes often look a lot better than they taste. That’s because modern commercial tomatoes have gradually lost their flavor as...


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A New Beaujolais Nouveau Hits the Market

Until just after World War II, Beaujolais Nouveau was little more than a “traditional light vin de l'année” (wine from the...


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Sweet Dessert Hummus Recipe

(The Nosher via JTA) -- Have you ever tried dessert hummus? That’s right – a sweet hummus. 

No, it’s not exactly traditional, but it is as...

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Symposium of Sweets

"More than any other Jewish food group, desserts tug at our heartstrings," said Leah Koenig, Jewish food writer and cookbook author. 

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Brooklyn Matzah Bakery Damaged In Fire

A matzah bakery in Brooklyn was heavily damaged in a two-alarm fire.


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Leah Adler, Mother Of Steven Spielberg And Popular Restaurateur, Dies At 97

LOS ANGELES — Leah Adler, the mother of director Steven Spielberg and a well-known restaurateur, has died. Adler, also a former concert pianist...


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Kasha Varnishkes Lightened-Up

(The Nosher) Kasha varnishkes is a much beloved Ashkenazi comfort food dish. Traditionally made with bow tie pasta, onions, schmaltz and kasha (...

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“Sour Grapes” Tells A Tale of Massive Wine Fraud

Sour Grapes, which was first released to the UK in September 2016, and debuted here in the US on Netflix in November 2016, is about a crime that...


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