Sunday, April 30, 2017

Food & Wine

Empire Introduces New Line of Deli Meat and Hot Dogs

Empire® Kosher has launched new line of natural deli meats and poultry hot dogs. The new deli represents the first-ever line of kosher, uncured deli meat products, which means they are produced without any artificial preservatives. These products are minimally processed, have no added nitrates or nitrites, and are made from turkey

KOF-K Kosher Supervision Gets New Mobile App

A century ago, the kosher food market was very different. Nearly all food was freshly made, “prepared from scratch.” Basic materials were purchased, and, with regard to meat and fish, the animals were bought and then brought to a local butcher for proper kosher slaughter, then prepared according to kosher laws at home. Now,

The Tisha B’Av Food Dilemma

Does everyone agree that after one or two bites (perhaps slightly more) following an entire day of fasting, we feel as though our stomachs get full more quickly than usual? Ironically, that feeling of satiation does not seem to happen on Shabbat when we gorge ourselves with large, gourmet meals. We just keep eating and heaping more

‘Hardest Worker in Teaneck’ Celebrates Cedar Market’s Third Anniversary

If you have ever been to the dairy section of Cedar Market, you have likely been greeted by Victor Santiago, a beloved fixture at the store since its opening on Cedar Lane three years ago. Santiago, as he continually restocks the section, always asks solicitously if there is anything the customer needs. He has an encyclopedic

Hebrew U to Debut Degree in Winemaking

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) The Hebrew University of Jerusalem plans to introduce a degree in winemaking in the coming academic year.

The program, recently accredited by the Israel Council for Higher Education, will offer viticulture, enology and winery-oriented business

Smokey Joe’s BBQ Restaurant in Teaneck Closes Its Doors

The fire has gone out for good at Smokey Joe’s on Teaneck’s Cedar Lane, the world’s first authentic, kosher, pit-smoked barbecue according to owner Joseph Godin. In an interview, Godin said the landlord refused to extend or renew his 10-year lease despite intervention by town officials who pleaded on his behalf.

On the

Eggs and Quinoa: Answers to Your Nine Days Recipe Crisis

Health gurus and hipsters around the world have been promoting “Meatless Mondays” for a number of years, yet no one does it better than the Jews during the Nine Days. Little do people realize that the concept wasn’t actually born out of environmental or health concerns, but rather as a war effort.

Chef Fadida’s Scrumptious Summer Dairy Strudel

Thousands of visiting tourists and business travelers from the USA have had the pleasure of enjoying a myriad of culinary delights prepared by Charlie Fadida, executive chef at the prestigious Sheraton Tel Aviv Hotel.

During the

UrbanPops Arrive at Cedar Market

Cedar Market in Teaneck now sells UrbanPops, the increasingly popular ice pops. The delicious desserts are made in Brooklyn from all sorts of fruits, including regular and premium flavors.

The menu of flavors is constantly changing as UrbanPops toys with its menu to give customers something new each week. Cedar Market is UrbanPops’ exclusive retailer

Miracle Challah™: Homemade Without the Hassle

Noses everywhere sniff the air as Friday draws to a close, following the scent of warm challah baking in the oven for Shabbat. For many, this is the quintessential taste of Shabbat, the crisp crust surrounding the soft and doughy center. Not many people have the time to spend before Shabbat making homemade challah

Break-the-Fast Recipes

Enjoy these quick-prep recipes from our friends at Tnuva for make-ahead dairy items for your Yom Kippur break fast.

Roasted Red Pepper Soup with Sour Cream

Servings: 4-6

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 45 minutes

10 large red peppers

½ package (3.5 oz) butter

4 cloves of

Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem Introduces The Garden Terrace

The Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem announced the official opening of its latest culinary offering—The Garden Terrace. Located on the rooftop of the restored historic building, The Garden Terrace takes advantage of the cool air of Jerusalem’s evenings while ensuring a sense of quiet seclusion just above the