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Thursday, April 09, 2020

Food & Wine

Baeckeoffe: Perfect for a Winter Shabbos Dinner

For the working family, winter Shabbosim can pose a real challenge, particularly when it comes to preparing food for the Shabbos meals. Either the food must be prepared at least a day in advance, or in a rush on Friday afternoon. As the next few Fridays are going to be federal holidays, I plan to take advantage of the time

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A Glass Full of Bubbly: Sparkling Wines for Every Budget

Even though it’s not Rosh Hashanah, New Year’s Eve sees many of us waiting expectantly for the ball to drop with a glass of sparkling wine in our hands. Toasting with a glass of “bubbly” makes any celebration into a party. This New Year’s, the excellent range of imported kosher wines means that you are spoiled for choice

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Low-Fat Red-Wine Doughnuts

Yields 12 doughnuts.

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 9 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup all-purpose pastry flour
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1
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Fruit Pancakes

Prep time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 6 minutes per batch

Ingredients:

(Fruit combination can substituted for any available fruits)

2 kiwis, peeled

2

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Mulling Over Chanukah: Three Recipes to Liven Up Shabbos Chanukah

More than most Jewish Holidays, Chanukah is a festival celebrated by consuming traditional, regional foods—the very thought of the holiday can often make one salivate. For Jews of Russian/Lithuanian ancestry, the food of choice is potato latkes, for Polish Jews it’s ratzelech (latkes made with a mixture of potatoes and

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The Festival of Fried Food

Are you an applesauce or sour cream type? Gravlax? Or perhaps creme fraiche with caviar? Just plain? Doesn’t matter how you eat them, it’s just not Chanukah without the scent of frying oil in the house. The kind of smell that clings to your skin, hair and clothes. You just can’t get rid of it, can you? But then again, you

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Kosher Beef Jerky? What Will They Think of Next?

How many times have you watched people walk out of a 7-Eleven, bodega or depanneur (as they call it in Quebec) with a purchase of beef jerky? Generally, it is bought on impulse as it lies on the counter while they are checking out. Believe it or not, beef jerky is a $1.5 billion dollar industry in the United States. It looks like a

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Sneaky Chef Products a Hit at Kosherfest

Many new healthy and tasty food products were on display at Kosherfest this year, including dried fruit leather, fiber-filled crackers and brownies made from chickpeas. Sneaky Chef was one of the product lines which stood out. It was created by Missy Chase Lapine, a self-made chef. Her premise regarding food is “good stuff” in and

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The Tasty Moments of Chanukah

To most of us when we hear that Chanukah is coming, we start savoring the taste of latkes on our palates. Everyone has their special way of making them. Some shred the potatoes in the food processor, others feel that it doesn’t have the same ta’am if the potatoes are not grated by hand (obviously the miniscule pieces of skin

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Healthy Chanukah Recipes

For many, the holiday season is a special time of year; a time shared with family and friends. There are parties, get-togethers and weekends away. Receiving invitations to these events, for some people, instantly creates anxiety and panic. We anticipate that there will be lots of food. Our minds begin racing with thoughts as to whether we

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Royal Wine Corp. Releases Kosher Champagne Barons de Rothschild Brut Cuvée

Bayonne—Royal Wine Corporation (RWC), the world’s largest kosher wine producer and importer, is pleased to announce the release of the kosher version of the award-winning Champagne Barons de Rothschild Brut Cuvée, the first champagne venture of the Rothschild family, created by the historic coming together of the three winemaking

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Golden ‘Chebakia’ Cookies Make Great Chanukah Treats

This Chanukah, Boys Town Jerusalem chef Avi Chamal is preparing a traditional Moroccan delicacy that is sweet, crisp and luscious. His chebakia cookies reflect a sweet, golden hue reminiscent of the oil in the miraculous Chanukah flask.

Avi’s 900 Boys Town Jerusalem student diners anxiously

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