Wednesday, May 6, 2015 Iyyar 17, 5775
It's all about the green and the red
By:
Eileen Goltz, Jewish Exponent Feature
SLICE OF LIFE For me, the official marker of spring is when the price of asparagus falls below $1 a pound, and strawberries are the size of golf balls, yet cost less than a round of golf. With the chill of winter now a distant memory, it might be a good time to look at our friends the strawberry and...
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Tips for the dinner host to eat well -- and relax
By:
Linda Morel, Jewish Exponent Feature
WHAT'S COOKING? Recently, my niece mentioned a friend's successful career. "She's her boss's 'go-to' person." " 'Go-to' person?" I asked. "Yes, she's the one her boss turns to when she wants fast, reliable results," replied Susan. At the time, I was making dinner and it occurred to me that I could use some fast, reliable recipes. As Susan extolled the...
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By:
Linda Morel, Jewish Exponent Feature
WHAT'S COOKING? The first time we hosted Pesach, I was so busy cooking that I neglected the most essential part of the meal -- the seder's ceremonial foods. "Did you buy horseradish root?" my husband asked. "Isn't the bottled stuff good enough?" I replied. "Yes, but I like a real root on the seder plate," he said. "And where is...
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By:
Ethel Hofman, Jewish Exponent Feature
THE JEWISH KITCHEN With a record number of new Passover foods and prize-winning wines flooding the supermarkets these days, planning Passover seders has never been easier. You can add sparkle to dishes with items like Leiber's Macadamia Oil (great for your own salad dressings and marinades), an upscale line of wine jellies from Oshra Tishbi in tantalizing flavors such as...
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By:
EILEEN GOLTZ, Jewish Exponent Feature
In the midst of my "let's clean out all the refrigerators" pre-Pesach craziness, I discovered the remaining 11 cans of 12 of the beer that my neighbor contributed to our Super Bowl party. Being a "let's try anything as an ingredient kind of cook" I already know that beer could be used in just about every method of cooking known...
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