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Thursday, April 09, 2020

Food & Wine

Raising the Bar on Kosher Bubbly

The name Rothschild is a formidable and storied one, especially in the world of wine—even kosher wine. While their foundations remain in the fine-wine world of Bordeaux, decades ago the family branched out with numerous wine projects around the world. Their Jewish roots enticed parts of the family to dabble in kosher wine

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Let’s Give Thanks: Chanukah Is On Its Way

I would like to share a recipe with you for after Thanksgiving, when you are left with turkey, and Shabbos is on the way. Here it is.

Day-After Turkey Soup

Carcass of one turkey (about 1 ½ pounds), without skin

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All Things Cranberry

So what’s the deal with Thanksgiving? Intimidated by planning a big meal for many people? Don’t we do this every single weekend—hosting guests for elaborate meals, be it Friday night or Shabbat day, or both? I find it amusing watching the flurry of blogs, online recipes, tips and advice. How to plan the perfect

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An Unsung Hero Mashgiach is Recognized at Kosherfest

Secaucus—Rabbi Barry Nash has been working for the same boss for 25 years as a mashgiach for the Rabbinical Council of Bergen County. Last week at Kosherfest he was recognized as the Mashgiach of the Year by Kashrus Magazine. This is the fifth year that the prestigious kashrus magazine has offered a $1000 award to the mashgiach it felt

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Mediterranea: An Israeli Oasis on West Englewood Avenue

Teaneck—Bright green basil and dark red sun-dried tomatoes perfectly complement small-batch hummus made under an hour ago. The same cool hummus, served under hot ground beef, makes for a classic Syrian appetizer bowl that is comforting and pleasing to the palate. French shawarma, served with a creamy garlic

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The Adventures of Kosherfest 2015

What is Kosherfest? Kosherfest is comparable to the largest kiddush you have ever been to in your life; imagine being able to taste the finest cheese, accompanied by the finest wines. Imagine being able to sample an array of meats, fish and desserts. Imagine filling a very large bag with samples

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Smokey Joe’s Brings Live Music to Cedar Lane

Teaneck—Looking for a relaxing and enjoyable Saturday night activity, along with a delicious dinner? How about one that is just a little different from all others, for a reasonable price? Smokey Joe’s on Cedar Lane has the answer.

Now in its sixth year, the restaurant’s live

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Kosherfest 2015 Held November 10-11 at the Meadowlands Exposition Center

The 27th annual Kosherfest food trade show was held at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus on November 10th and 11th. While we will have full coverage and new products reports from the show next week, here is a taste of the excitement.

Over

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Ma’adan Hosts Aviv 613 Vodka Tasting

Teaneck—Isn’t vodka an old-world liquor made from potatoes? Not anymore. An Israeli vodka, made by Marc Grossfield and first brought to the neighborhood by Ma’adan Kosher Delicatessen and Catering on 446 Cedar Lane, is distilled from pomegranates, grapes, olives, wheat, barley, figs and dates. The grains and the

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The Cheese Guy Wins in Two Categories at Kosherfest’s Annual New Products Competition

The Cheese Guy won in two categories at the recent Kosherfest New Products Competition, held in Manhattan earlier this month. The Cheese Guy’s Double Ale Cheddar Cheese won in the Best Dairy/Cheese category, and its Heirloom Vermont Apple and Maple Syrup Butter won in the Best Jams/Preserves and Dried Fruit category,

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It’s as Easy as Pie

Sometimes when a recipe is too easy, it seems almost silly to mention it, let alone write it down. Of course you would already know about it, or have already made it. It’s so easy, it’s not even a recipe. But sometimes, when you put it all together, and it tastes good, and it took minimal effort, you just want to shout from the

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The Vanilla Babka That Launched 100 Emails

Teaneck—The Brooklyn-based Shloimy’s Bakery recently attempted to change its recipe for its vanilla babka, which is sold locally at Cedar Market. A public outcry ensued, with calls to Cedar Market and subsequently to Shloimy’s, arguing on behalf of the old recipe. The babka was a delicately lemon-scented vanilla confection

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