Thursday, July 24, 2014 Tammuz 26, 5774
Life is just lovely on Djerba
By:
Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
The island of Djerba is an enchanting destination. Even in the 21st century, the low-lying sandy island, located off the southeast coast of Tunisia, is a place where tradition and mythology still survive. According to Homer in The Odyssey , Djerba was the "Land of the Lotus Eaters." He wrote that after landing, Odysseus and his crew were given "flowering...
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By:
Louise Fiszer, JE Feature
For most of us, the Fourth of July is kick-off time for firing up the grill and eating outdoors. Yet try as we may, the weather doesn't always cooperate with a carefully thought-out dining plan. The weather this year has been so crazy that I can envision slightly shivering guests trying to brave the unpredictable early summer wet and cool...
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As the warm weather becomes routine, people begin to dust off their outdoor grills to prepare their favorite foods. But grilling today goes way beyond hamburgers and hot dogs. Increasingly health-conscious backyard chefs are firing up some of the latest seasonal foods from New Jersey farms to create tasty, good-for-you dishes on the grill. In fact, nutrition experts often recommend...
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School's out, and the kids are busy celebrating their freedom. But every parent knows that sooner or later, they'll hear the phrase -- "I'm bored! What can I do?" Don't despair. Take the little ones into the kitchen, and try out these delicious recipes from Susie Fishbein's book Kosher by Design: Kids in the Kitchen . Creamsicle Shakes [Dairy] For...
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And on your table and your plate
By:
Andew Schloss, JE Feature
I favor eggs for dinner. Not for the nutrition (although it's ample), and not for ease, but just because they're there. Eggs are instantaneous, ready to scramble into an omelet, whip into a soufflé or elevate a frozen box of spinach to entree status in minutes. Eggs are inspirational, transforming a sautéed vegetable, a little salad dressing and a piece...
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