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Monday, March 30, 2020

Food & Wine

Quick and Yummy Individual Molten Chocolate Cakes

Filling:

2/3 cup of chocolate chips

1/3 cup pareve whipping cream

Cake:

1 pouch of any kind of chocolate brownie mix (Duncan Hines or Ghiradelli)

Andalusian Cold Soup-Salad: A Hearty Cold Soup for the Sukkah

Sukkot is almost upon us, and for most of us eating in a sukkah, as likely as not there will be at least a few meals when the weather will make that sukkah uncomfortably hot and humid. Such meals can be an opportunity to showcase chilled soups—and one of my favorites can be found in the pages of Charles H. Baker Jr.’s 1939

Who Is Keeping Track of it All?

Yom tov, school, short days, long days, fast days, yom tov, sports tryouts, school, yom tov, bar mitzvahs, bat mitzvahs, e-vites…who is keeping track of it all? All I know is that if I don’t write it all down, it will never happen. Now just who is going to help me remember to write it all down? It’s like a whirlwind swirling

Trader Joe’s Goes Offbeat with Popcorn Products

In an attempt to capture the salty-sour magic of a good pickle, Trader Joe’s has released Popcorn in a Pickle, which is dill-flavored (the ingredients include actual dill oil). Advertising itself as having a “bold” flavor and priced at $1.99 for a five-ounce bag, Lindsey Compton of the Chicago Tribune declared it “dill-icious,”

Sukkot: The Best Time of Year for Hosting!

The weather starts to chill, the holidays are in full swing and loved ones stop by for a visit! Tnuva’s expert chefs are pleased to present you with a delicious menu to impress your friends and families, for those wishing to serve dairy in the sukkah. Enjoy these uniquely crafted dishes at your holiday

Leading Israeli Hospital Offers Seven Tips for Successful Yom Kippur Fasting

Haifa—Just weeks before millions of Jews around the world begin fasting for the Yom Kippur holiday, Rambam Health Care Campus’ Director of Geriatrics Tzvi Dwolatzky, M.D., is cautioning Jews around the world to carefully prepare before fasting, warning that without proper preparation, people increase their chances of falling ill as a

Ruth Book’s ‘Perfect Honey Cake’

Honey cake is a traditional dessert served around the high holidays, to encourage a Shanah Tovah, a sweet new year. My mom bakes and sends honey cake all over the country to family, and every year they await her delivery of the sweet (but not too sweet) seasonal treat. This is my mom's easy recipe, altered extensively from kosher cookbook

New Kosher Wines for the New Jewish Year

5776 is almost here. And so is a bevy of new wines from around the world.

When it comes to wine, tastes vary greatly—so we’ve expanded our selection of new arrivals. This coming new year brings a fresh array of wines, giving wine lovers an

Grenache: An Elegant Wine for the New Year

It’s that time again. As Elul comes to an end, many kosher wine lovers will find themselves visiting wine shops, or digging through their cellars, in search of that special bottle of wine with which to inaugurate the new year. Many will be drawn to big, powerful, fruity, full-bodied Cabernets and Merlots. Fortunately for the

On the Rise of French Kosher Wines

After years of falling demand here in the United States, French kosher wines are hot once again.

As Nathan Herzog, Executive VP of the Royal Wine Corp., the largest producer, importer and distributor of kosher wines and spirits, notes, “Consumer interest in kosher French wine is steadily

Seeking a Safer Blech

In March 2015, a fire broke out in a Brooklyn home that has since become notorious as a tragedy that not only destroyed a family, but also shook the confidence of Shabbat-observant Jews everywhere. Though the New York Times, quoting New York City’s fire commissioner, found that there were likely inadequate safety precautions, it

Wines for the Season

For Rosh Hashanah tables, there’s a choice for every palate and budget, according to Jerry Hampel of Bergenfield’s Wine Country.

Bergenfield—With one foot still in summer, wine purveyors are preparing to help their customers choose Rosh