We’ve just finished a marathon of cooking and eating.The sprint from Rosh Hashanah to Sukkot was full of possibly even more cooking than usual as Rosh Hashanah, and the first and last days of the Sukkot holiday each led into Shabbat, making for what has more popularly become known as a “three-day Yom Tov.”This means that households had to do quite a
Fifteen years ago, in the course of working the ground at a family winery that was being established on the rocky hills on the West Bank, an opening was discovered which led to an amazing cave from the period of the Second Temple. This cave now serves as a naturally cool and perfectly humid wine barrel cellar directly next to state-of-the-art winemaking
I am not of fan of fruits in my meals. I shun entrees such as Cornish game hen stuffed with dried fruits, and forbid the use of any such ingredients in or around my Thanksgiving turkey. This dish, however, is the exception to the rule.
Beets, in my book, are the gateway to sweeter produce. And I adore them. So it was only a small step in the
As Rosh Hashana creeps closer and closer, it is time to talk about a dessert that represents this special Yom Tov. Here are two apple cakes. The first one uses canned apples to make it quick and easy as you have so many other things you will need to prepare. The second one you will have to peel and chop the apples (have the kiddies help you with that if they
Let’s be honest, people—it’s 2013, and with rows of bottled pomegranate juice lining every convenience store refrigerator, the sight of those hundreds of little red stains-to-be on Rosh Hashanah night is just all too humdrum. So when you usher in the Jewish New Year with a new fruit this holiday season, why not treat your family to one of these
NEW YORK — They may not be candidates for the new lab-grown burger that made recent headlines, but an increasing number of kosher consumers in the U.S. and Israel are avoiding meat, a KosherToday study shows. Products like Dr. Praeger’s vegi-burgers here and Zoglo meat replacement vegetarian burgers in Israel have increased manifold as more kosher
The words that often come to mind when one thinks of Rosh Hashana are reflection, resolutions, family, Tifilot and food. There are many traditions revolving around food during this holiday, the most familiar being “dip the apple in the honey.” As this holiday approaches it is important to bear in mind that it can be incredibly difficult for those suffering
Curried eggplant slap-down with yogurt, onion relish, and pomegranate, by Chef Mollie Katzen. Credit: Mollie Katzen.
In the traditions of many Jewish holidays, there’s a poetic relationship between the festival’s culinary laws and that season’s foods. While the relationship linking Rosh Hashanah with apples and honey never grows old, the
Seattle—The mild weather and ocean breeze are certainly great reasons to visit Seattle, Washington. Hiking, sports, fishing, and outdoor activities are some of the many extraordinary experiences available in the northwest. However, just like in many cities outside the metropolitan New York are, a there is a lack of kosher food available in the downtown city
My mother grew up in North Africa. Casablanca, to be precise. This was not by choice; during the Third Reich, Morocco was one of the few open countries for fleeing European Jewry. My mother’s Morocco was not the romantic Bogart/ Bergman variety, nor the National Geographic glossies of camels dressed in colorful textiles, sauntering across the desert. It was
If you are a more formal, traditional person, or if you are in the mood for elegance, try hosting a classic tea party. If a dinner party is too fussy, and brunch is too early in the day, the classic tea may be perfect for a bridal or baby shower, a birthday party, an anniversary, or even something called a wedding album party (more about that below).
Kickstarter campaign for Naked Sea Salt meets funding goal in 48 hours;
shows cooperation between Arab and Israeli companies.
Adding salt to your food is about to become much healthier and tastier thanks to a new Israeli product that is dubbing itself the “the world’s healthiest gourmet salt.” It’s known as Naked Sea Salt and the