Wednesday, April 01, 2020

Food & Wine

Back in Black: The Forgotten Radish

For every exalted dish in the Jewish culinary canon—every blintz and brisket, boureka and bimuleo—there are many others that have been all but forgotten. Black radish salad is one of those dishes. Those who know it, a luscious relish of grated black radishes and onion mixed with schmaltz, adore it. But the old world dish has

Enjoy Delicious Fall Fruit Sauces

By Sybil Kaplan

As summer winds down, although my favorite fall and winter fruits are apples, I know I will miss the fruit we have had, such as peaches, nectarines, plums and grapes. Before they leave the market, here are some yummy sauces to serve over ice cream, cake or pancakes.

Hot Peach Sauce


Blood Orange Pomegranate Salad

By Chaia Frishman/kosher.com



  • 1 10-oz. bag mesclun salad mix
  • 1 cup pomegranate arils
  • 2 blood oranges, peeled and

De La Rosa Raspberry Vinegar Wins Best in Category at Kosherfest

(Courtesy of De La Rosa Foods) De La Rosa Real Foods & Vineyards proudly announced that its 100% Organic Raw Unfiltered Raspberry Vinegar won the «Best in Spices, Oils & Vinegars» category at the Kosherfest 2019 New Product Competition held Thursday, Oct. 3. Hundreds of kosher-certified products competed for

My Favorite Fall/Winter Cookies Using Chocolate Chips

Chocolate chips were created with the invention of chocolate chip cookies in 1937 when Ruth Graves Wakefield of the Toll

From Sukkot to Simchat Torah, the Party Goes On

The two holidays on the Jewish calendar symbolizing simcha (joy) the most—Sukkot and Shemini Atzeret-Simchat Torah—are coming upon us. They are indeed referred to in our machzorim as Zman Simchateinu, as the time of our joy. These holidays being attached to one another make it the longest holiday in the Jewish calendar. For

‘Variations,’ a Delicious New Cookbook, Is Now Available

Highlighting: “Variations: Simple and Delicious Dishes Two Ways,” by Daniella Silver. Mesorah Publications. 2019. 296 pages. Hardcover. ISBN-10: 1422623335.

We have already been charmed by the creativity and thoughtfulness that Daniella Silver presented in her

Top Ten Crowd-Pleaser Wines to Try on Sukkot

Sukkot, the time of our rejoicing, is my favorite holiday. It’s always wonderful to gather with family and friends and enjoy an al fresco dinner in the sukkah. We hope the weather will comply this year and leave us neither sweltering nor frozen

A Dream Comes True in the Form of Crumbs

Raphi Cooper is known to many in the New Jersey area as the dynamic senior program director of Yachad in New York and New Jersey. What many do not know about him is that while Yachad takes up much of his time, he is also developing and expanding a food-related brainchild—Cooper’s Crumbs.

Inserra ShopRite of New Milford To Offer Butterflake Bakery Kosher Desserts and Breads

Just in time for the holidays, Butterflake fresh-baked authentic round holiday challah, old-world babkas and meltaways to be featured in the ShopRite bake shop in New Milford.

(Courtesy of Inserra) Authentic desserts, breads, cakes, including challahs and babkas from Inserra Supermarkets Inc.,

Getting Started Right

On Rosh Hashanah, I believe that most of the focus shouldn’t be just a retrospective of the year that just ended, with its successes and mistakes on both spiritual and material levels, but on the new year that just begins. This year, rather than simply discuss the merits of new and

Netofa’s Offbeat, Wonderful ‘First Fruits’ of the Season

Netofa Winery, located in the Galilee in the foothills of Mount Tabor, is again being imported to the U.S. after a multi-year absence. Its availability has caused considerable excitement among the members of our wine tasting group, and not one of us left our tasting without a newfound joy in tasting wine