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Kosher Tidbits from around the Web – October 8, 2007

In Washington DC this week?  Take a ride over to the Hillel at Georgetown University and join them for the grand opening of new...

Rule The Kitchen!

Ever since I got my copy of Quick & Kosher, Jamie Geller's first cookbook, I've been hoping for a sequel. And after meeting this adorable, down-to-earth powerhouse (and interviewing her for the Jewish Press) back in 2007-she was working on new recipes even as she was out promoting that debut volume-I was even more eager to see what else she would have in store. Three years in the making, Quick & Kosher: Meals in Minutes hits stores this month.

Cookbooks, Cookbooks, Everywhere!!

What really makes me smile this time of year is that it usually means a bumper crop of new kosher cookbooks...

Kosher Tidbits from around the Web – September 17, 2007

For years eating kosher and eating gourmet did not go hand in hand. Nowadays however, you can find gourmet and exotic recipes totally in keeping with Jewish laws and traditions.

Keeping Food Safe From Farm To Fork

How can you be sure that bacteria are not festering in your food? Dangerous pathogens like Salmonella, E. coli, Listeria and chemical contaminants are responsible for more than 76 million food-borne illnesses a year in the U.S., according to the Center for Disease Control. Bacteria, viruses and toxins thrive on food that is undercooked, inadequately refrigerated or prepared in places where hygiene standards are lax. One Israeli company, however, hopes to make your food safe from the farm to your fork.

A Cut Above

With a menu as enticing as Reserve Cut's we left the difficult dilemma of what to eat to our personable and efficient waiter, Csaba.

Simple Plank-Roasted Salmon With Herbs

Ingredients: Four 6 oz good quality salmon showing good color,    and clear marbling, skin on   Salmon Marinade 5 oz balsamic vinegar 2-3 cloves garlic 2 oz honey (1 oz...

Just In Time For Chanukah

Most people will agree that one of the joys of Chanukah is the excuse to eat potato latkes.

Kosher Tidbits from around the Web – June 14, 2007

Talk over the past week is about Arcady Gaydamak purchasing 51% of the Tiv Taam supermarket chain.  The chain, which is not kosher, had...

Levana’s Whole Foods Cookbook

Ah, the joys of August. Whether it is from a farmer’s market, a roadside stand, your own backyard or even the produce aisle of your local supermarket, there is no doubt that now is the time to feast on the freshest and most delectable offerings of the year. But while many of us consider late summer to be prime time for enjoying the simple goodness of nature’s bounty, for one of the most respected names in the kosher cooking world, simplicity is the name of the game all year around.

Quick & Kosher with Jamie Geller

Chanukah is such an exciting chag to look forward to. Not just because of the presents and the menorah, the lights and the chocolates - and the fact that I feel like it's a really fun kids' holiday - but it's so exciting to actually be able to serve freshly baked food.

How to Match Wine and Cheeses Like a Pro

Impress those around your Shavuos table with your knowledge of which wine to serve with which cheese.

Kosher Tidbits from around the Web – April 14, 2008

The six-year-old California State University Channel Island is now offering kosher food daily in its cafeteria. The arrangements have been made through the Chabad...

Sous Vide Flank Steak with Mango Pesto aka “Summer on a board”

I honestly think it was one of the best dishes I have ever made. I could stare at that meat board all day long!

Keep it Healthful – Make it Up

We're in a recession. Nobody informed my twin daughters, who go through about 40 diapers a week or my son, in his first year of day school.

Burekas

These popular little puff pastry parcels are usually filled with potatoes, mushrooms or spinach and cheese. They can be served as snack, as finger foods at a Shabbos kiddush, or as part of a summer picnic. They are a genuine Sephardic-Jewish creation, copied by others throughout the Eastern Mediterranean. They can be served hot or cold; you can prepare them in advance, and then freeze, unbaked. Just pop them into the oven when needed.

Guiding the Kosher Wine Consumer

Looking for a great gift for the wine maven in your life? Look no further. Daniel Rogov has what you are looking for with...

Only At Orchidea

I had the tremendous zechut to attend the wedding of my granddaughter Rachayli Fuchs to Shaul Klein in June, and then, much to my delight I was able to make one of the Sheva Berachot. My guest list was composed and invitations extended. The divrei Torah would be delivered by my grandson Rabbi Raphael Fuchs and my nephew Meir Greenwald.

Caf? Roma: Great Food In A Great City

Nestled away in the Upper West Side lies a kosher restaurant that is choc-full of great options. Besides their unique pineapple pizza and blueberry knishes, Caf? Roma also offers a variety of tasteful basics, such as pizza, calzones, bourekas, baked goods, ice cream, and more.

Turkey Time

It is that time of year again when you can find in your supermarkets a large selection of fresh and frozen turkeys.

Instant Countertop Cooking

For those of you who have never cooked in a pressure cooker, it helps to back up a little and understand why they work as well as they do.

Empire Kosher – Past, Present And Future

One of the most delightful aspects of Kosherfest is the opportunity to meet and converse with people from across the kosher food spectrum.

Strawberry and Vanilla Tartlets

Most fruits can be bought all year, but you can't beat the true American strawberry that is in season between June and September.

Snacks

* Aunt Gussies Cookies and Crackers (Star K, parve and dairy - Star D symbol). This is the most delicious line of cookies we have ever tried.

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