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(Kveller) I love making latkes. But I loathe grating potatoes and cleaning the food processor and making a starchy mess in the kitchen. And I bet you do, too. For those who want to fry up some latkes but cut out a few steps, I have got such the hack for...
(The Nosher) Babka is nearly a weekly occurrence in my house, and I can think of few things better. But it’s not just me: Babka has really been getting the recognition it deserves all over the country, making appearances everywhere from artisanal bakeries to Jewish delis and even high-end restaurants. My babka recipe...
(Tablet Mag) On a Sunday afternoon last March, a group of people wearing comfortable shoes and toting water bottles congregated outside a Judaica shop in Brooklyn. Before long they were joined by Myra Alperson, the high-energy founder of Noshwalks, an organization that leads culinary walking tours around New York City. The...
(The Nosher) Each Jewish holiday has its iconic food: For Pesach it’s the symbolic matzah; for Rosh Hashanah it’s sweet honey and new fruits. For Purim we get the delectable hamantaschen; and for Chanukah it’s oil. That purified olive oil, used to rekindle the iconic seven branched menora that was...
TEL AVIV (JTA) – The sufganiyah is the plump, shining star of Hanukkah in Israel. During the holiday season, the famed jelly doughnut poses in the windows of cafés and bakeries across the country. It sparkles with oil and sugar, and shows just enough filling to keep fans interested. Every year,...
(The Nosher) With eight days, and three meals a day, Hanukkah offers ample opportunities for trying out all kinds of fried foods. You can definitely find enough latke and sufganiyot (donuts) recipes to fill up every day of Hanukkah (and then some), but there’s fortunately a world of oil-centric food...
(The Nosher) You may have grown up with your mom, dad or grandma frying up latkes at the stove. Probably for hours and hours. Frying up donuts may be slightly less common, at least for American Jews where the latke still seems to reign supreme over sufganiyot. But donuts are not super...
(The Nosher) The time has come for the sacred tradition of frying latkes for Hanukkah. But wait — before you break out your oil and frying pan, make sure you aren’t making any rookie mistakes. But First, Put On An Apron Your clothes may get splattered, so wear something you don’t mind...
The Alheira is a beautiful thing. A type of Portuguese sausage known for garlic and breadcrumbs, the meat link is so beloved in Portugal that it was voted one of the nation’s seven gastronomic wonders in a 2011 vote. Oh, and it was invented by Jews to save their lives. In...
It can be tough to figure out the best hostess gift or gift in general over the course of the long holiday season. So I pulled together some delicious gift ideas for the food lover in your life. And if I’m being honest, I would take one of each of...
Tamar Zeitlin is an artist that shared a post on her Facebook page that was heartwarming and went viral in a short time. In the Mamilla Pedestrian Mall as she sat having an ice cream a group of 50 young men and women in their IDF soldier uniforms passed...
New York City’s beloved 2nd Avenue Deli has always been a restaurant willing to adapt. The family has to close the original location of the deli on the Lower East Side of Manhattan in 2006, re-opening in a new space on 33rd Street. And yet again in 2011 they...
Kosherfest in Secaucus, N.J., is the world’s largest kosher trade show, Nov. 14, 2017. (Josefin Dolsten) SECAUCUS, N.J. (JTA) — “Caution: Meat and dairy sampling on show floor,” read a sign at the entrance to Meadowlands Exposition Center. That may seem like an unusual warning outside a convention center, but to...
The employees of Grand & Essex Market of Teaneck, NJ wish all of us a Shanah Tovah!
Great Challahs by Anita Hajioff Here is the recipe: (This recipe is for a large Bosch type mixer that can hold 5-6 pounds of flour.) 5 pounds of dependable brand high gluten flour 5 cups of very warm water 1 cup of sugar 3 Tbps of dry yeast 1/2 cup of oil 2 Tbps of salt 3...


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