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The Great (E)Scape

Scapes are hitting the markets now: These spring garlic sprouts are the tender-ish greens that shoot out of garlic bulbs.

John Prine Fandom Sparks Musical Connection

In 1964, Bruce Rits Gilbert saw The Beatles play at the Milwaukee Arena. It was the type of show that might have sparked a lifetime...

Bruce Rubin Keeps It Movin’

Bruce Rubin, 77, started running in the ’80s and has no plans to stop as he approaches his own 80s. Back then, it was to...

Heavenly Lemon Pound Cake

New neighbors moved in across the street this week. I was planning to deliver a meal, but they arrived a couple of days earlier than I thought, and I was caught a bit off guard.

The Sides Have It

I have played around with vegetables of late.

College Decision Season Brings Cautious Optimism

National Decision Day for students committing to college is May 1, and many are still uncertain about what the upcoming school year will look...

Jews of Philly Fashion: Kimby Kimmel and Amy Fink

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...

Cupcake Crustless Quiches

A friend served these for a casual brunch recently, and they were a revelation.

A Riff on Hummus

I know, I know, why mess with perfection?

‘The Man of the Monkey’ Examines Diaspora

David Romberg knows many North American Jews are unfamiliar with the stories of the Latin America diaspora. As a high school student in the United...