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Ginger-Garlic-Sesame Bok Choy

This recipe is so simple and so delicious. I bought two bunches of bok choy at the farmers market last week, and this ended up being the perfect way to prepare it.

Home Design Trends: Functional Spaces

The pandemic’s been a busy time for interior designers, as clients restricted to their living rooms, kitchens and desks are finding that the new...

Pandemic Fashion: Going Beyond the Mask

In 2020, comfort was key. Elissa Bloom, executive director of the Philadelphia Fashion Incubator, saw the popularity of items like sweatpants, sneakers and leggings skyrocket...

Knitting Nonprofit Promotes Healing, One Stitch at a Time

Ellen Rubin knows knitting is often thought of as a hobby for the elderly, but she believes the craft has something to offer everyone. “I...

Triple Coconut Cake

This cake was born out of a surplus of coconut cream. My daughter used a portion of a can for quinoa porridge, and I wanted to use the rest before it went bad.

Jews of Philly Fashion: Jacob Hurwitz

It’s the newest edition of Jews of Philly Fashion, introducing you to the Chosen few who dress our city. They might mix wool and...

Erica Pais’ Cardamom Blondies

Local pastry chef and baking instructor Erica Pais credits her mother with forecasting her destiny as a pastry professional.

Rabbi Abel Respes Spent Lifetime Urging Jews of Color to Discover Their Roots

The late Rabbi Abel Respes, the subject of a Black History Month webinar this week, always knew his family was different. Born in 1919 to...

Erica Pais Creates Local Baking Community

With Purim on the horizon and in-person gatherings still iffy, many families are coming up with creative ways to get together virtually — like a Zoom hamantaschen baking class taught by local pastry chef Erica Pais. But first, some background.

Langhorne Slim’s New Album Inspired By Singer’s Jewish Grandparents

Anyone will tell you that 2020 was a tough year, but Langhorne Slim’s 2019 was no picnic, either. The Jewish singer-songwriter was unable to make...