Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Food & Wine

Tnuva’s Parmesan Cheese Shaker Adds Zesty Boost to Summer Dishes

With the summer culinary season in full swing, there’s no simpler way to add that gourmet touch than pulling out Tnuva’s popular Parmesan Cheese Shaker. Liberally sprinkle the contents onto pasta dishes, pizzas, salads, soups and casseroles to make them wow the crowds.

The grated cheese in

Great Wines for a Cheerful Wedding

Bayonne—Planning a wedding? Filled with nervous excitement? Faced with butterflies every time you think about the table arrangements or ever-burgeoning guest list? It’s no surprise: Planning a wedding is both uniquely exciting and unimaginably stressful. You want everything to be perfect. The bride’s dress, groom’s suit,

Where Can I Find the World’s Best Falafel?

(onlysimchas.com) Celebrating 69 years of Israel’s independence, World Bnei Akiva (WBA) announced the winners of a unique international project that it launched in diaspora countries prior to Yom Ha’atzmaut: International Falafel Contest: Rate the World’s Best Falafel. First place went to Beni Falafel in

Italian Reds: Easy-Drinking Wines for Summer Dinners

As the weather starts to warm up, Italian herbs such as basil, oregano, thyme and rosemary just call out to be served with grilled poultry, pasta and fish. And there’s nothing better to pair with that than Italian table reds: Chianti, of course, but also Montepulciano and other red blends are great lighter reds to go with light

Broccoli Slaw: Easy, Tasteful and Healthy

Broccoli is a vegetable that our family stopped eating many years ago because of the impossibility of checking it properly for bugs. The cost of checked frozen broccoli was often a deterrent in buying it.

Recently I noticed that broccoli slaw was being sold in Cedar Market with a hechsher. I was

Fakin’ Bacon

When I was younger, I desperately wanted to taste Spongebob Squarepants’ famous Krabby Patty. The characters raved about this delicious-looking cheeseburger, causing my siblings and I much curiosity and jealousy as all we wanted was to taste this forbidden food. One day, my clever mother decided to buy parve soy burgers so that

Kosher.com Brings New Low-Cal Recipes to the Table

Victoria Dwek released her seventh cookbook on May 22. Only a week later, “Secrets of Skinny Cooking” shot up to fifth on Amazon.com’s Best Sellers list in its category. So naturally, Dwek’s huge fan base is flocking to Kosher.com to get the skinny on the latest healthy summer recipes.

A Savory Summer Sorbet

You’ve just finished Shabbat lunch and the weather outside is unbearably hot. Your kids are begging for ice cream, but it’s still too soon to have dairy. Don’t bother waiting. Sharon’s Sorbet’s new coffee flavor is a pareve treat that is sure to help you beat the heat. The coffee sorbet hit the supermarket shelves back in

Ortega Adds Artisanal, Healthy Grains to Taco Shells

(Kosher Today) Ortega introduces a new line of taco shells called Good Grains. An alternative to the traditional corn shell, Ortega Good Grains Taco Shells are elevating the taco shell category, crafted with artisanal blends of real corn, unique grains and thoughtful ingredients baked into, and clearly visible within, each shell.

West Orange’s B’nai Shalom Unveils Café B’nai

“If we build it, they will come.” So said proprietor Eli Gold when discussing his newest venture, Café B’nai at B’nai Shalom in West Orange. Borrowing the phrase from Kevin Costner in 1989’s “Field of Dreams,” Gold was happy to relate how the newest addition to the township’s kosher offerings came about.

Spice Up Your Life With (Kosher) Thai Curry Paste

After a bit of research, I found that traditional Thai curry paste contains shrimp paste, so it’s pretty much a no-go for us Yids. While there is an extraordinarily wide array of kosher products available at the many kosher stores here in Teaneck, I have not yet found a fantastic curry paste that brings to mind all those spicy,

America Eats for Israel 2017 Raises Funds for Israel’s Hungry

On May 15, communities across the United States joined together in dining at participating kosher restaurants to feed hungry Israelis.

Jewish students in multiple U.S. cities worked for months to recruit local restaurants. Schools and groups included the Atlantic Seaboard NCSY,