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Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Food & Wine

The Rise of Affordable (Good) Kosher Bordeaux

Last week I had the pleasure of joining two friends, both somewhat well-known kosher wine critics, at a local wine tasting, where I tasted some of the most expensive and flashy bottles currently available in the kosher marketplace. It was a pleasure to see so many bottles open, and so

The Four (Seder Wine) Questions

Gabriel Geller, the well-known wine consultant for Royal Wines, recently offered to answer any questions we had about wine, as a fun change from the traditional wine columns he writes for us around this time of year. We enjoyed hearing his off-the-cuff responses and we hope you will enjoy the top four questions and answers we

Beauty of the Beast

As a Monsey resident, I can tell you from firsthand experience that for years and years, whenever fellow Monseyites have wanted to go out for a really good meal, we have gotten in our cars and driven to the Teaneck area. But with the opening of Beast BBQ in Wesley Hills, it may just be time for

Kosher.com Brings Kosher Recipes and More Together on Its Website

Bayonne—Imagine not having to comb through all your cookbooks, magazines and newspaper clippings for that one recipe you know is there, somewhere!

Kosher.com is the go-to source for anything and everything kosher—recipes, original vivid videos, menu planning, centerpieces, food to make with

The Chef’s Chef

Do you remember what you were eating in kosher restaurants 10 years ago? Had you tried sous-vide dishes yet? Housemade sausage? Fresh, cured gravlax made with only salt, sugar, peppercorns and dill? Shaved black truffles curling onto delectable fresh pasta tossed with roasted porcini mushrooms?

‘Perfect for Pesach’ Hits the Mark

Reviewing: Perfect for Pesach by Naomi Nachman and Miriam Pascal (2017) Hardcover. 240 pages. ISBN-10: 1422618676. $25.03.

Naomi Nachman was testing a new recipe for her catering clients when she had a culinary epiphany: “This would be perfect for Pesach,” she thought. That

Inbal Jerusalem Hotel’s Executive Chef Presents Unique Passover Desserts for 2017

With Passover fast approaching, award-winning Executive Chef Nir Elkayam of the Inbal Jerusalem Hotel has created two mouthwatering recipes for the holiday.

“The greatest challenge of Passover is creating tasty recipes despite the restrictions of the holiday,” said Elkayam. “These recipes

Inbal Jerusalem Hotel’s Executive Chef Presents Unique Passover Desserts for 2017

With Passover fast approaching, award-winning Executive Chef Nir Elkayam of the Inbal Jerusalem Hotel has created two mouthwatering recipes for the holiday.

“The greatest challenge of Passover is creating tasty recipes despite the restrictions of the holiday,” said Elkayam. “These recipes

Congregation Beth Aaron Invites You On A Tour of Israeli Wines

On Sunday, March 19, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Congregation Beth Aaron is hosting a wine tasting that’s not to be missed. Focusing exclusively on kosher wines from Israel, the event features wines from four boutique Israeli vineyards, each representing a different region of Israel, each with its own unique take on the fine art of

‘Peter Piper Picked a Peck of Pickled Peppers’

In the early ’70s my folks would travel from the Bronx all the way to Shimon’s in Kew Garden Hills to get pizza on Saturday nights. Shimon, the owner, was a Yemenite Jew who would endearingly refer to his homemade charif or schug as d’vash (honey). For him, these spicy, pepper-based condiments were just perfect, neither too

Purim Is the Time to Try Twin Suns and Shirah Wines

 

If you love wine, Purim seudot aren’t complete without a few fun bottles to try. Now, the weeks before Purim and Pesach, is prime season for kosher wine. Given the copious amounts purchased and enjoyed over these holidays, many producers choose this time of year to release their new

Personalize Purim

Homemade Purim treats bring your celebration to a new level.

Now is the time that we share our happiness with our friends and family. Homemade gifts bring a special dimension to your mishloach manot and your Purim seuda. But not all of us have the time to spend hours in the kitchen. Here are