Wednesday, April 01, 2020

Food & Wine

CKCA’s Father’s Day Jamaican Jerk Chicken

A unique summer main dish packed with spices and flavor, to be featured at the Center for Kosher Culinary Arts’ Father’s Day BBQ Class on Sunday, June 21. For more info, visit http://www.kosherculinaryarts.com or call 718-758-1339.

Bergenfield’s Fresh Fruit and Veggie Haven

Just past the railroad tracks, in the shopping center opposite the Bergenfield Post Office, lies a hidden gem of a farmer’s market. Complete with a wide variety of quality produce, packaged kosher baked goods and vibrant, fresh flowers, the newly opened World Farmer’s Market is not only a perfect pre-Shabbat

Bring Chinese Cuisine Into Your Home

Chinese food is a great way to infuse a different culture into your weekday or Shabbos fare. Here are some easy recipes for you to try. Hope you enjoy them!

Fong Wong Gai

2 ½ lbs thin chicken cutlets, flattened

Teaneck Farmer’s Market Offers Summer Season of ‘Terrific Thursdays!’

The Teaneck Farmers’ Market is here. It’s a fresh season of terrific Thursdays. The winter months were enough to make anyone scream, “No more cold!” But now the Teaneck Farmers’ Market has started and we want everyone to know—we’re open Thursday afternoons with fresh produce and

Oldies but Goodies

I was recently reading through my collection of old Gourmet and Bon Appetit magazines. Yeah, really old, like from the ‘90s. I had subscriptions to both. Actually, I also had a subscription to Food and Wine, but let’s not talk about that. (I guess I was a foodie long before blogging about food became popular.) I have a huge


Rise of Kosher Vegans and Vegetarians Gains Recognition…and a New Restaurant

(Kosher Today) Given the Jewish custom of eating poultry and meat as part of the traditional Shabbos or holiday meal, one would expect that kosher vegans and vegetarians would be a dying

The Ramos Fizz: A Classic Drink to Kick Off the Presidential Campaign Season

During the spring and summer before a presidential election, like clockwork, politicians from both major parties declare their intention to run for president. So far this year four Democrats and ten Republicans have formally announced their intention to seek their parties’ nominations (and on Monday, Jeb Bush is likely

Englewood’s Ice Cream on Grand Features ‘Chocolate Seduction’ on CBS

In a recent TV story with CBS News in celebration of National Chocolate Ice Cream Day last week, Englewood’s own Ice Cream on Grand store was featured, with a walk-through of how to make their signature ‘Chocolate Seduction’ ice cream, sure to hit the spot on a hot summer day. The two-minute clip demonstrates the teamwork

‘Noreners’ Rejoice: ‘The Silver Platter’ From the Kitchen of Daniella Silver With Tips and Techniques From Norene Gilletz

It is difficult for me to get the grin off my face as I review The Silver Platter. Norene Gilletz has been a member of our family since we moved to Montreal. No bride in Montreal or Toronto could possibly marry without having a copy of Second Helpings, Please, which I believe was her first venture into the world of cookbooks.

Balsamic-Braised Brisket

meat | gluten-free | freezes well | yields 8-10 servings

1 beef brisket (4-5 lb /1.8-2.3 kg)

2 tsp kosher salt

1 tsp black pepper

Chocolate Chunk Cranberry Cookies

pareve | gluten-free option | freezes well | yields about 18-20 large cookies

These cookies are a staple in my house. I always have a batch stashed in my freezer—they taste fabulous frozen! The cranberry and chocolate combo is just amazing—tart and sweet!

As Summer Approaches, Yogurt Lovers Flock to Bumbleberry’s ‘Grand Reopening’

As the large sign on its store window announces, Bumbleberry on Queen Anne Road is having a “Grand Reopening!” Not many know that Bumbleberry closed for a full week just a short while ago, but they are now “back and better than ever.”

Currently under the hashgacha of