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Friday, May 24, 2019

Food & Wine

‘Kosher Foodie’ Facebook Groups: Let’s Stick to the Facts

For kashrut-observant Jews worldwide, Facebook’s numerous “foodie” groups can be a blessing or, in the worst cases, a lesson in the art of being petty. These Facebook groups, some open to all Facebook members and others by approval only, cover everything from reliable hechshers and food recommendations to

Bookman’s BBQ Lets You Be a Guest at Your Own Party

Backyard barbecues are one of life’s great pleasures. Sizzling meat on the grill, with the aroma wafting through the yard, and happy friends and relatives enjoying delicious, casual food, are highlights of this summer ritual. But the hosts miss out on much of the fun when they are busy doing

No-Bake Chocolate- and Vanilla-Drizzled Oreo ‘Rice Krispie’ Treat Bars

There’s nothing more fun than a mash-up of two beloved desserts. For Shabbat dessert this week, why not grab some pareve Oreo-style cookies like Joe-Joe’s, Hydrox or Paskesz chocolate sandwich cookies and mix up a batch of cookie-laden Rice Krispie Treats? What makes this recipe even more fun is the drizzle on top, basically a

‘Impossible Burger’ Is a Hot Topic at Food and Beverage Innovation Summit

(Koshertoday.com) The kosher community warmly welcomed the vegetarian, pareve, Impossible Burger, produced by the Impossible Foods Company, soon after it was certified by the OU last summer. The Impossible Burger, currently available wholesale and offered in selected restaurants, has a retail offering coming out soon. The patty

Wissotzky Introduces New Line of Chai Teas

(Courtesy of Wissotzky) With today’s exploding fascination with international cuisines, American palates are increasingly eager to experience bolder, spicier flavors. That’s why more and more consumers are indulging in chai tea—a blend of herbs, spices and black tea that can be enjoyed, as Indian custom dictates,

Giddy’s Pizza Celebrates Fifth Anniversary

A lot can happen on opening night of a new restaurant.

Gideon Fentin had worked in the JCC of Staten Island’s kosher café and decided to create his own place. Family friends encouraged him to locate it in East Brunswick. He found a business partner and set up a new

Poppy’s Bagels, Pizza and TCBY Honors Mothers With Complimentary Frozen Yogurt

TCBY, The Country’s Best Yogurt, the world’s original frozen yogurt brand, is celebrating Mother’s Day in a sweet way. On Sunday, May 12, the brand is honoring all moms by inviting them to visit TCBY’s 204 West Englewood Ave. shop in Teaneck to receive their first six-ounce frozen yogurt swirl for free.

Make Your Mom a Yogurt Parfait on Mother’s Day

Make sure you have at least one parent, guardian or older sibling’s permission and help with shopping and preparing before you start working in the kitchen! If you are younger than 7, make sure you have someone to help you all along the way.

Yogurt parfaits (pronounced par-fays) are a fancy

Get Ready for Outdoor Cooking Season With This Simple Five-Step Game Plan

Here’s a look at koobah and garam masala spices from Pereg Natural Foods, great in barbecue rubs and marinades.

(Courtesy of Pereg) There’s no denying it: one of civilization’s greatest inventions is the outdoor grill. Why? Because come summer, it doesn’t get much better than

Passover Desserts So Good You Will Make Them Year-Round

Last week The Jewish Link featured delicious Passover recipes from Chef Paula Shoyer. Here are a few more recipes for your table on Passover and year-round.

Keto Chocolate Avocado Cake

Choosing Wine for Each Kos

If a bunch of kosher-keeping people who enjoy wine get together, and they’re asked what they plan to drink at their Pesach Seder—arguably kosher wine’s biggest night of the year—it’s amazing what a wide response we get. I asked my tasting group this question for our

Try Cedar Market’s New Quinoa Sushi and Satisfy Your Cravings on Pesach

Ashkenazim do not eat rice on Pesach. That is well known. So what’s a girl (or guy) craving sushi to do for eight whole days??

Fortunately, Cedar Market has the answer: quinoa sushi. Wait, what? Isn’t the essence of sushi that it is prepared with rice? According to David Bodner,