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Baked Chicken with Barley

This classic Bulgarian Shabbat dish is delicious, comforting, and very easy to make.

2/8/2017
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Fresh Figs with Goat Cheese and Honey

On Tu B'Shvat, it is customary to eat foods containing the Seven Species and to bless them. These are wheat, barley, grapes, figs, pomegranates, dates, and olives. Upscale restaurants and caterers...

2/8/2017
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Arugula Salad with Dates and Chevre

Date palms are intrinsic to Sukkot

2/8/2017
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A Tu B’Shvat Meal that Celebrates the Earth’s Bounty

Tu B’Shvat isn’t exactly the most well-known or popular Jewish Holiday. It’s not like Passover, for example, which the entire world has heard of. In fact, many of my Jewish friends have no clue...

2/8/2017
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Braised Short Ribs with Dried Fruit

This is a slow-cooked wonder that simmers for hours, giving off fragrant, welcoming vapors. It’s the kind of dish that makes everyone look forward to eating what’s in that pot. You can prepare it...

2/8/2017
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A Tu B'Shvat Seder In Four Recipes

Among the many blessings of being forty-something are the insights we gain into our parents.

2/7/2017
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Drink Like King David (or Jesus)

An exciting new wine from Recanati is a white wine made from a grape called Marawi.

Known as Hamdani around Bethlehem and Jerusalem, it is believed to be an ancient, indigenous grape...


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2/7/2017
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Seven Species Challah

To celebrate tradition this Tu b’Shevat, I created the Seven Species Challah, which includes all seven species, including the two missing from the traditional Tu b’Shevat plate: wheat and barley....

2/6/2017