(JTA) — When India has a drought, hummus prices in Britain suffer. Insufficient rains in India have led to several years of a reduced chickpea harvest, The New York Times reported Thursday. Chickpeas are the main ingredient in hummus. India, the world’s largest chickpea producer, uses most of its yield for domestic consumption,...
We absolutely love summer cook-out season: hamburgers (or homemade veggie burgers) salads, hot dogs and all the fixings. Set out some beer, sangria and juice boxes for the kiddos, and everyone is ready to party. So to assist with your party planning here’s our list of absolutely essential, delicious, Jewish-inspired side dishes...
Are you a fan of Wegmans yet? If you’ve never heard of Wegmans, let me enlighten you a bit. It’s a family-owned regional supermarket chain that was started in 1914 in Rochester, N.Y. Since then it has expanded throughout Western New York and into Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Maryland...
This recipe is a healthier take on the classic, more indulgent challah French toast. In place of regular challah, this recipe calls for whole wheat challah, but if you can’t find any at your local store, regular challah will work fine, too. Using coconut sugar in place of table sugar...
(The Nosher) What do you prefer on your latkes — dwenjang sour cream or yuzu pear sauce? That will be the question come the fifth night of Hanukkah at one very unique, very drool-inducing Korean-Hanukkah pop-up extravaganza in Brooklyn. The brains behind this delicious Hanukkah mash-up is Irene Yoo, a 31-year-old photo manager at Food Network who...
You will need: 2 12-inch loaf pans For the Dough: ½ cup warm water 2¼ tsp. dry yeast 1 tsp. sugar 5 cups flour ¼ cup packed brown sugar ¼ cup sugar 1 ¼ cup butter/margarine 2 eggs 1 egg white 3 tbsp. vanilla extract 1. Place the warm water, yeast and 1 tsp. sugar in a large mixing bowl. Whisk together...
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...
The following recipe comes from My Jewish Learning: Ingredients Matzo Brei 3 matzah sheets, roughly broken up with your hands 3 eggs, whisked 1-2 Tbsp butter or oil 2-3 asparagus, roughly chopped a few slices of lox 2 poached eggs (directions below) Fresh chopped parsley Salt and pepper, to taste Hollandaise Sauce 3 egg yolks 1 Tbsp lemon juice Pinch of cayenne or...
This short and sweet video from the IDF is the final taste of Pesach we all need before we launch into the last day(s) of Yom Tov Pesach. The "Stomp" style video shows different aspects of Pesach and their accompanying sound-effects re-edited into a new kosher for Passover beat. Watch...
Tabbouleh is a classic Middle Eastern salad made with bulgur, tomatoes and a high ratio of chopped fresh herbs. It’s easy to make, fresh, delicious and healthy too, making it a much-beloved side dish around the world. Instead of classic bulgur, we wanted to try a version made with quinoa,...
(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...
(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?...
Potato knishes are one of those quintessential New York Jewish foods that are hard not to love. And somehow the square, pre-made $1 knishes from street carts are just as delicious as the more carefully prepared homemade kind that are round and stuffed with potato, kasha, spinach and other delights. Or maybe...
The Shabbos after Pesach has a traditional special challah – the Shlissel Challah – "key in the challah". What is Shlissel Challah? "Shlissel or Key Challah, makes the first challah after Pesach even more special. This is a well observed custom you might want to try for yourself. You can do...
(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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