Food

brisket dinner

Another Day, Another Brisket

I know, I know, there are a lot of brisket recipes floating around out there. I’ve written about several of them. But brisket is one...
cake

Philacatessen | Apple Crumb Cake

This cake came together one Sunday morning, the result of some tired-looking apples staring me in the face. I was loath to waste them,...
A full shelf of kosher meat at House of Kosher on April 17

Finding Kosher Meat During the Pandemic

This story has been updated. On April 2, just before Pesach, Empire Kosher, one of the country’s largest kosher chicken producers, closed its Mifflintown poultry...
tomato bread

Dishes from Spain

Those of you who read my column regularly know that I am afflicted with the travel bug. I had the good fortune to visit...
colcannon

Philacatessen | Colcannon

In these days of grocery challenges, finding dishes that use ingredients to their fullest potential is the difference between a pleasant, uplifting mealtime and,...
stew

A Spin on the NYT’s Internet Darling #TheStew

Earlier this year, The New York Times Food Section put out a Sunday supplement containing one-dish/one-sheet/one-pot meals to encourage us to cook. Among the...
meat ball

Philacatessen | Persian Meatballs: Koofteh Rizeh

Meatballs tend to be a crowd pleaser and a fairly economical way to stretch ground meat. We were contemplating a 1-pound package of ground beef...
Sudeep Agarwala is a yeast scientist and challah enthusiast whose guidance for home bakers has taken off online.

Challah-Tinkering Yeast Scientist Shares Tips for Bread Bakers

By Philissa Cramer / JTA Few people have any great solutions for this difficult moment in human history, but Sudeep Agarwala is one of them. As a...
fish taco

In Cod We Trust

In the midst of the current crisis, many of us have had difficulty getting our normal supply of fresh groceries. Many people, myself included until...
Jennifer Weiner

Author Jennifer Weiner Leads Baking and Book Clubs Online

Author Jennifer Weiner has written 14 novels. The level of alone time necessary to achieve that output is probably best measured in years. So even...