Simplest Stovetop Suppers, Vegetarian-Style

WHEN SUMMER ARRIVES, many of us avoid turning on the oven. Often, we gravitate to the grill, but this may be impractical for those...

POPS Cellist Makes Sweet Notes in Kitchen

A musician and a Realtor by trade, Jonathan Fink said the quarantine forced him into a new arena. “I’ve been cooking like crazy,” said Fink,...

Truffled Risotto

As the isolation wears on, we are doing our best to enjoy mealtimes — it serves as a way to frame the day and...

Salmon Cakes: Old-School Redux

We had salmon cakes for dinner the other night and they were a total revelation. I had bought two cans of good-quality salmon from my...

The Best Brownies

There is a wide range of quality in the brownie. A brownie can be truly sublime — not as fancy as a complicated torte,...

In Sephardi Culture, Rice Prep Is An Art Form

Rice is a grain with endless possibilities. While Ashkenazi Jews often relegate it to the side of their plates or see it as a...

Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

I made these one evening last week, and when my husband bit into the warm cookie, he exclaimed, “This may be the best cookie...
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One-Pan Dinners, a Cook’s Best Friend

Simplicity is an asset in a recipe, assuming the outcome is tasty and the ingredients are solid. And in these challenging times, anything that...

How to Make Instant Pot Cheesecake

By Sheri Silver / JTA A quick search for “Instant Pot recipes” will yield hundreds of ideas for savory dishes — everything from chilis, pasta,...
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Philacatessen | I Can’t Believe It’s Vegan Cake

As an omnivore, I am perfectly willing to eat vegan food, provided that it tastes good. However, I have often found vegan desserts lacking...