Sunday, July 13, 2014 Tammuz 15, 5774
Rosh Hashanah brings families together to celebrate the autumn harvest and a sweet new year. Along with any good celebration comes food. Naturally sweet foods like honey, apples, raisins and carrots are served at holiday meals to remind us of the sweet things that lie ahead. Jill Colella Bloomfield, author of Jewish Holidays Cookbook: Festive Meals for Celebrating the Year...
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Linda Morel
WHAT'S COOKING? What would Rosh Hashanah be without dipping sliced apples into honey? This cherished tradition symbolizes the hope for sweetness in the New Year. To underscore this wish, I always bake an apple pie, an apple torte or an apple cake. But I don't limit apples to desserts. I sprinkle them into as many appetizers and side dishes as...
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Ethel Hofman
THE JEWISH KITCHEN It's been more than two years since I visited the Jewish community of Tunis, but I can still taste the pungent, aromatic seasonings of dishes rooted in Sephardi tradition: succulent dates and pomegranates, couscous sweetened with honey and spices, the delicate fragrance of jasmine everywhere. So I was thrilled to meet up with Joel Perez, a handsome,...
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Eileen Goltz
SLICE OF LIFE The High Holidays always have us scrambling for that one "extra" side dish. You know the one I'm talking about, the one for the cousin who won't eat red meat or your daughter's vegan girlfriend. It's the one that if you add it to your menu you won't feel as if you'll have enough for anyone who...
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Eileen Goltz, JE Feature
SLICE OF LIFE Red or green or black, I'm color blind in my love for grapes, those sweet, tangy, bursting with flavor fruits. While I'm not quite as fond of the ones with seeds, I welcome them at my fruit smorgasbord. Grapes are a perfect snack as they offer a great way to get manganese (vitamin B6), thiamin (vitamin B1),...
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