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(By Margie Pensak) Catching a red-eye flight back to JFK after a business meeting in L.A.? Landing in Newark at 5:50 a.m., after a 12-1/2 hour flight from visiting the grandkids in Israel? Leaving for LaGuardia too early to eat breakfast before going on that long-awaited Saint Martin Island vacation?...
The Center for Disease Control is investigating an E. coli outbreak in romaine lettuce that has sickened at least 58 people in the U.S. and Canada. People in 13 states, including New York and Connecticut, have been infected. So far, five people have been hospitalized in the U.S. Officials said one...
(The Nosher) Jewish food had a great year, but there is one trending food that we really hope goes away ASAP: sweet hummus. Not only were bloggers creating their own sweet flavors, but food companies small and large pushed out several sweet hummus products in stores. There was snickerdoodle hummus, vanilla bean hummus, and...
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 Nosher) It’s a bit of cliche with a whole lot of truth behind it: Jews love eating Chinese food on Christmas and Christmas Eve. The story of why Jews in America stereotypically enjoy Chinese food on Christmas began, like so many American Jewish stories, on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. Jewish...
(The Nosher) It’s almost the end of December, and what a delicious year we have had in 2017. Jewish food continues to thrive literally all over the world: from new cookbooks, exciting recipes and an ever-increasing number of Jewish delis and restaurants opening in even some of the most unlikely...
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...
(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...
We found six non-observant Jews who had never tried to follow Kosher rules and asked them to give it a shot. There were a lot of rules. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pCB4v68Bb3g] A LOT! And it was very hard for the participants to find Kosher menus at restaurants. They also had to boil their dishes and utensils...
This will be the new dessert staple for your Shabbos table! Its crazy simple and easy, and takes 6 minutes to make. You can top this pie with anything you would like. Personally, I like to top it with non-dairy creamer--but marshmallows, caramel sauce, anything works! Ingredients: 1 Graham Cracker Pie...
(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...
PHO-MEN. That's the name of a pioneering new restaurant opening in Brooklyn's Crown Heights neighborhood that is presented as the first ever authentic kosher Asian noodle house. Slated to formally open mid-February on Troy Avenue, it promises to bring authentic, traditional Vietnamese and Japanese cuisine to the kosher world, without the...
Meat sushi is exactly what it sounds like - sushi that uses meat instead of fish. It's a new food trend that is making its way across the Jewish culinary world, but it's not a food that everyone is quite ready for because of the 6-hour commitment. Check out...
(JTA) — Jamaica has its first kosher restaurant. Kosher Hot Spot, run by Chabad of Jamaica, will serve the island nation’s famous jerk cooking in which meat is dry-rubbed or wet marinated with a hot spice mixture called Jamaican jerk spice. The eatery, which opened last week, is located on Montego Bay’s “hip...


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