Food

slice of honeydew

Philacatessen | Honeydew Arugula Salad With Pickled Onion Dressing

Melons are at their late summer peak now — enjoy them while you can, for too soon they will be gone. I have been overdosing...
Persian upside down cake with dates

A Persian Upside-Down Cake for Rosh Hashanah

By Tannaz Sassooni. This recipe appeared originally on The Nosher. As a kid in Hebrew school, I learned that my classmates would have apples and...
a selection of different dishes from Zagafen

Zagafen, Magerman’s New Restaurant, Opens in Merion Station

Update (Sept. 13): A previous version of this article stated that David Magerman lives in Gladwyne. Magerman moved from Gladwyne to Merion in 2014....
butternut squash soup

Sensational Vegetarian Food for Everyone at Rosh Hashanah

When I was growing up, vegetarians were misunderstood souls who‘d strayed far from American hamburger culture. At holidays, they were consigned to peanut butter...
An apple next to an apple slice

Remembrances of Rosh Hashanah Apples Past

There is something about the simplicity of apple slices surrounding a little pot of honey that kindles the hope for a sweet New Year...
gazpacho

Philacatessen | Bruschetta ‘Gazpacho’

This is an interesting time of year for cooks. We have the High Holidays, the busyness of back to school and ramping up work...
Cartons of fruit

This Israeli Fizzy Drink Is the Best Way to Use up Summer Fruits

By Rachel Myerson. This recipe originally appeared on The Nosher. For locals, one of the only things that makes Tel Aviv summers bearable is Cafe...
smoked turkey

A Smoked Turkey Menu for a Crowd

I had occasion to host several families for dinner recently; the age range spanned 11-55, and there were a few notable food restrictions —...
artichoke cakes plated

Philacatessen | Artichoke Corn Cakes

A friend described these to me recently — her daughter, who is learning to cook, is using meal kits, and a version of this...
lamb burgers with diced tomato and cucumber on pita

Labor Day Barbecue, Mediterranean Style

As summer comes to a sultry end, many people mark the occasion with a Labor Day barbecue. The all-American hamburger and hot dog variety...