I collect cookbooks the way other people collect coins, shot glasses, or miniature teaspoons.
Ever wonder if baking fortune cookies is halchically permitted? I never thought about it, but really how do you know if the ink is...
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.
In my house, the search for the perfect snack is of utmost importance. In fact, I probably spend more time in the snack aisle then I do searching for the perfect cut of meat.
* First produced in Sarasota Springs in the 1850s, the potato chip has become as American as baseball and apple pie.
The recession has hit supermarket shelves in Israel, where November sales were down 12 percent compared to the same month last year.
A graduate of Rhode Island’s Johnson & Wales College of Culinary Arts, the very personable Massin came to NoBo with both a solid education and years of experience at Mike’s Bistro and The Prime Grill.
I love my crockpot.
The other day my son called me from yeshiva ? just to chat. As usual, I asked about his day and of course, like any good mother ? "How's the food?" His response was "Pretty good," but that there are days that he doesn't eat supper because he doesn't like what they serve. I felt bad, but what could I do? He doesn't have a refrigerator, microwave or oven, so I can't send him food from home or even packaged meals ? can I?
All across America, in major cities nationwide, there has been an outcry, a major clamoring, and a "waiting-on-line-around-the-block" type of fixation for cupcakes.
JERUSALEM-A handful of upstart Israeli olive oil companies stunned their Mediterranean and South American counterparts by winning a number of Prestige Gold Awards during last week's inaugural Terra Olivo International Olive Oil Competition, held at the Inbal Jerusalem Hotel.
Although hubby enjoys all my recipes tremendously, there is still something about hot poppers that attracts men – like women and shopping.
I took my favorite foods, cheese, walnuts and beets, to create the ultimate sweet and salty flatbread.
For your average Israeli, spicy hot might be fun, but not for me. Allow me to repeat - easy does it!
As part of a regular diet, they add many nutrients, including lycopene and lots of flavor.
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.
Gourmet mouth-watering food, top notch cooking classes, a wine and cheese tasting, and exclusive tours of a kosher chocolate factory and Manhattan's premier farmers' market were on the menu and, in its first tour, Kulinary Adventures served up these and more.
This time of year, we all have our traditional favorites, the ones that everyone at your table looks forward to seeing, but it’s always nice to round things out with some creative, new ideas.
In my estimation, kugels are dishes especially for Yom Tov and Shabbat, regardless of their variety.
Israel's food industry is projecting one of the most profitable Passover holidays in its history.
This colorful Persian Chicken dish with mint, parsley and dried fruit is perfect for Passover as it is easy to prepare and ideal when you have extra guests. As I use the breast of chicken, there is no carving involved and serving is straightforward. The recipe is cooked in a delicious flavored turmeric stock, so should your Seder go on for longer than expected, the chicken will not dry out. Sephardim would tend to serve it with rice, but in my Ashkenazi household, I serve it with roasted potatoes.
I’m a hungry mama and winter definitely brings more cravings than my pregnancy did!
Summer dinners are blissfully easy. Who doesn't enjoy a good bbq? All kids seem to love chicken and hot dogs, and pretty much anything served up with a side of fries will be devoured. Once it's back to school and the grill is put away, dinner time becomes somewhat of a dreaded chore. Next time you are left with the question, "What's for Dinner?" whip up one of these deliciously easy dinners and instead of worrying about meal planning, simply enjoy family time around the table!
Most people will agree that one of the joys of Chanukah is the excuse to eat potato latkes.
It is astonished by all the gastronomic influences: Russian, Polish, Arabic, Moroccan, Bulgarian, Iraqi, which “can coax a world of flavors out of the most humble potato.”
Most of the No-Potato Passover recipes are as casual as the title’s spelling: some include only six ingredients and limited prep time - half to one full hour. They’re good for heart health and waistlines, too.
Wow! Did you hear that? - A huge sigh of relief from all the women who have finished putting away the last platter of food from Yom Tov!
Even those people who do not normally make challah all year long usually do find that they want homemade challahs for Rosh Hashana. Round challahs are most traditionally used for this time of year, as a reminder of the cycle of life.