Prior to the outbreak of World War II, Poland contained the second largest Jewish community in the world, with nearly 3.5 million Jews.
When the weather is beautiful and the days are long, most people like to end their weekend with a barbeque. But if you are trying to watch your weight, big barbeques can spell big trouble! However, grilling does not have to mean a cholesterol and fat overload. Try to enjoy a healthier version of your favorite dishes this season, with tasty burgers and side dishes that are good for both your palate and waistline.
Although baked apples are perhaps considered a nursery food, by combining them with dessert wine, figs and roasted hazelnuts I have transformed them into a more adult pudding.
“In the past many people ate gebrokts,” he told The Jewish Press. “It is only since Judaism has become chassidized that one sees an emphasis on not eating gebrokts.”
With just two weeks left to Shavuos, our minds begin to turn to cheesecake.
Ever wonder if baking fortune cookies is halchically permitted? I never thought about it, but really how do you know if the ink is...
Rosh Hashanah and the ensuing Sukkos holiday season are nearly upon us, and if you are a busy person but still like to serve nice meals, then you are surely thinking about how and what to cook. Below, you will find some great recipes that can be prepared in advance and then frozen. This way you can concentrate on yom tov itself and enjoy time with your family.
No one has ever said that truly fine wines are going to be found at bargain prices. Such wines, like luxury automobiles, designer handbags, custom-made jewelry and first-class international flights can, in fact, be quite dear. While it is true that most of us will rarely, if ever, buy Lamborghini automobiles and will most probably not approach Gucci to custom design a handbag for us, there is no valid reason to avoid, at least from time-to-time, buying the best wines available.
Whether you are a repeat customer or a first time visitor, from the moment you enter Orchidea you are treated like family. Only better.
No dairy cookbook would be complete without an array of sinfully decadent treats and there are plenty of those here as well, including three cheesecakes, one of which weighs in at a very slimming 180 calories or less.
Now that mustard ranks as the #1 condiment in the US and has risen to acclaim as an edible accompaniment to favorite dishes, only the tastiest brown mustard and white mustard seeds are grown and harvested for mass productions.
Kosher wines have improved greatly in the last 20 years. Much of the credit can be given to the Golan Heights winery in Israel, which ignited the quality wine revolution when they released their first wines in 1983. Stateside, however, it has been the Herzog family and their Royal Wine Corporation that has introduced U.S.-based kosher consumers to premium wines.
Last year, OneFamily published a cookbook in Hebrew featuring the bereaved mothers’ recipes.
A delicious summer recipe for our readers.
Until that point, everything we had eaten at Butterfish had excelled in its simplicity, but our desserts offered a much greater level of complexity and both were truly outstanding.
"Whole soybeans," was the answer. "They have all the advantages of soy without being processed with hexane," she added.
I tried to think of a way I could serve them on Shabbos afternoon, without the mess and the heat.
Deciding on your order is no small task at The Purple Pear. The menu is a whopping eight pages long and as if that wasn’t long enough, there is an additional three-page sushi menu.
I sometimes -- ok, often -- envy my friends who cook daring, exotic dishes and throw crazy things like fruit into veggie salads. Innovative stuff like that doesn't go over so well in my house. I can prepare it, but Hubby will stare down at the unfamiliar thing on his plate with suspicious distaste. He's a creature of habit, even more so a creature of tradition. Not only does he want to eat the same things, he wants it prepared in the most traditional way. To him, it's not really Shabbos without classic gefilte fish and chicken soup. And even when its 99 degrees outside, steaming hot cholent and potato kugel better be on the menu.
Lucky for you, I have three gorgeous cookbooks sitting on my desk, chock full of great Pesach ideas that will turn you into a kitchen hero and will have everyone licking their plates.
Try these with your kids; there’s something for every age group and once all the recipes are made, dinner will be ready!
It's official. My "just had a baby" card has expired. Now that my son is 15 months old, I can no longer pull that out as an excuse for why I have not yet lost the weight.
Welcome to Food Talk, a new feature that will highlight food bloggers, those enterprising souls who always seem to come up with something new, creative and most importantly, delicious. If you are anything like me, many of the recipes you make are the ones that magically show up in your inbox one morning and if you get lucky, these new dishes fast become family favorites.
For your average Israeli, spicy hot might be fun, but not for me. Allow me to repeat - easy does it!