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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 for your summer shindigs. Got a favorite...
(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...
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,...
Grilling season is not even close to over yet, so there's still plenty of time to get creative with your recipes. This apricot chicken, served with homemade pickled onions and french fries makes the perfect dinner for weekday or weekend! Plus, you can have your company and kids build their own, which means...
Canada has apparently barred wines imported from the West Bank from being labeled as products of Israel. The Liquor Control Board of the province of Ontario on Tuesday asked vendors to remove such wines from their shelves and to stop importing them. The board cited a previously unreported July 6...
Happy in Tel Aviv created a hilarious April Fool's announcement that almost had us going. They announced a new Tic Tac flavor to be released on Yom Haatzmaut... Hummus flavored Tic Tacs. After the prank went viral, they wrote the following: "Hummus flavored Tic Tac? Thanks god it’s not true! But we...
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...
Considered the national dish of Thailand, Pad Thai is a favorite among many because it hits so many of the basic tastes: sweet, sour, salty and umami, pronounced “ooh-ma-mee” (I know, it’s fun to say). Umami is known as one of the five basic senses, savory. I think of...
The following recipe comes from the Nosher via My Jewish Learning: Ingredients 7 large egg yolks ½ cup sugar 1⁄3 cup plus 2 Tbsp sweet Marsala wine 8 oz. cream cheese 1 cup heavy cream 1 cup brewed coffee or espresso ¼ cup rum 5 sheets of matzo, broken into 2-inch pieces 2 Tbsp unsweetened Dutch-process cocoa powder Directions Bring a...
Tired of the same old matzah brei. Well this Pesach is the perfect time to mix up an old classic. Jewlish shared a video offering 4 different ways to make matzah brei that you may have never thought of. Pizza brei, sweet brei, onion and mushroom brei, and Apple Cinammon brei......
You don’t usually hear the phrases “kosher food,” “taco truck” and “Michelin Star” in the same sentence. But that’s exactly what Chefs Matthew Sieger and Rikki Garcia are doing: using their Michelin Star restaurant experience to bring kosher tacos and other Mexican-Jewish specialties to the streets of Los Angeles. I recently had...
The following recipe comes from Shlomo Schwartz on the Nosher via My Jewish Learning: Ma’amoul is a traditional small pastry from the Levant (the area between Syria in the north and Egypt in the south including Lebanon, Israel and Palestine). Muslims, Christians and Jews lived in this area, alongside each...
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hcDsAVO82C0] This dreamy Caribbean inspired party was created as a springboard for you to work from. Get creative, you can follow these directions, or you can use materials like bark and moss, and achieve a different, yet equally dramatic effect. Find accents and details in the most unexpected places....
Just over a year ago I was scrolling through Instagram when I saw a picture of  a billboard in Haiti advertising Manischewitz wine. The kosher wine has been a constant in Jewish homes for Passover seders and sacramental occasions, but in Jewish circles, while admittedly nostalgic, it’s typically scorned and...
Armin Rosen/JNS.org For a millennia-old religious celebration that has little to do with physical wellbeing, the Passover holiday offers unexpected health-related opportunities. Thanks to its eight-day ritual ban on eating nearly any food that’s wheat or grain-based, the annual Jewish commemoration of the biblical exodus from Egypt imposes a mostly...


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