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Pan Roasted Chicken With Rice-Fruit Stuffing

Before you read any more I want you to understand that I am an Ashkenazi Jew, so for me, Rosh Hashanah food means things like honey cake, kugel...

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Pot Roast

(Nosher via JTA) – Because I am someone who runs her life a million miles per minute, but still value the fruits of a home-cooked meal, the slow...

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Baked Shakshuka

(The Nosher via JTA) – I think we can all agree that shakshuka is probably one of the greatest dishes ever created. It’s easy, simple and you can...

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Pomegranate and Honey Glazed Chicken

(The Nosher via JTA) – Pomegranates, or rimonim in Hebrew, are among the most recognizable and highly symbolic fruits in Jewish culture....

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Harissa Honey Roast Chicken

(The Nosher via JTA) – There’s a reason chicken is a bit of a Friday night staple: Before Jews came to America, red meat simply wasn’t abundantly...

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This Michelin Star Pastry Chef Started Her Own Knish Company

NEW YORK (JTA) — Larissa Raphael was sick of eating knishes that packed in plenty of potatoes but no punch.

“I was like, ‘why does the...


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ABCM (Anything But Cabernet, Chardonnay, and Merlot)

The small but impressive Vitkin Winery, which began in 2002, is the passion-project of three Israelis: Doron Belogolovky, formerly a successful...


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Summer Corn and Zucchini Latkes Recipe

(The Nosher via JTA) -- Who says latkes are just for Hanukkah? Well, it’s not me. And summer is a great time try using seasonal produce to make...

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Park East Moves Further East

Park East Kosher Butchers and Fine Foods, an Upper East Side institution for 55 years, will relocate to First Avenue between 89th and 90th streets...


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Healing Mushroom Miso Soup

My dad credits this soup this soup to helping him survive lung cancer and finally conquering his life long battle with obesity. This healing soup...

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Lo Cal Gluten Free Pancakes

My 450, pound ad man dad was never a morning person. No matter how many alarm clocks he would set, nothing could ever wake him. My dad said that...

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No Bake Pecan Pie

My little sister April and I loved to play a game called “Big Sister Little Sister.” Whoever was the big sister would make an elaborate snack for...

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Herb Infused Ranch Style Sweet Potato Chips with Coconut Oil

These sweet potato chips are crunchy, slightly salty, and have that wonderful ranch taste. They are a healthy take on traditional store bought...

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Chicken in Turkish Walnut Sauce

Circassian chicken is a dish of ­tender poached chicken served in a creamy walnut sauce and drizzled with chile or olive oil. It is commonly...

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Warm Figs with Goat Cheese and Honey

A piece of barely enhanced fresh fruit is a common ending to many Mediterranean meals, and figs are a perfect candidate: Their sweet, juicy flesh...

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De La Rosa

I first noticed De La Rosa Real Foods & Vineyards through their non-wine products—organic olive oils, vinegars, and grape juice.


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Israeli-Style Stuffed Peppers

(The Nosher via JTA) – Stuffed peppers are a comfort food for both Americans and Israelis. But the two versions vary quite a bit in their spice...

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Everything Bagel Schnitzel

A couple weeks ago I was delighted to discover that Trader Joe's carries an Everything but the Bagel seasoning mix, a take on the quintessential...


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Diasporic Jewish Brunch

Ever since Maya and Dean Jankelowitz's pair of buzzy restaurants, both called Jack's Wife Freda, opened five and a half and two years ago,...


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Madame Freda

Oh, the pleasures of lingering over a croque madame in a Parisian cafe! This decadent sandwich is borrowed from the wonderful French version, and...

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Rose Water Waffles

Rose water is a delicate flavor used in many Middle Eastern pastries. We added it to these waffles because the nuttiness of the brown butter and...

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Nectarine and Plum Fruit Crisp

We change our crisp seasonally depending on what fruits are the ripest and most abundant. You can substitute any fruit in the recipe below. We’re...

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Jalapeño and Gruyère Pasta

This pasta is our version of a spicy, grown-up mac and cheese! Jalapeños can have different levels of heat but cooking them will mellow the flavor...

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Green Shakshuka

Shakshuka (shahk-SHOO-ka) is a dish of Tunisian origin, possibly dating back to the Ottoman Empire, and possessively beloved by Libyans, Egyptians...

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Chocolate Kokosh (aka Simple Babka)

Chocolate kokosh, a simple version of babka, bakes quickly and tastes delicious.

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Double Fermentation

The other day a foodie buddy presented a friendly wine pairing challenge: which wines would I recommend to pair with homemade pickles?


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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...