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Elizabeth Kratz/JNS.org Pictured above: One of Chef Avram Wiseman’s culinary creations: a filet of beef with Bordelaise, wasabi mashed potatoes, Maxim potatoes and mixed vegetables. Credit: Courtesy of Chef Avram Wiseman. Do you recall what you were eating in kosher restaurants 10 years ago? Had you tried sous-vide dishes? Homemade sausage?...
Just like there is no real defining way to pinpoint what "American cuisine" is, so too figuring out how to define Israeli cuisine can be a bit of a challenge as well. The Israel in New York Facebook page posted a video called "In Search of Israeli Cuisine" with the...
Rabbi David Edelman arrived in Springfield, Massachusetts as a young man in 1950 and he got a directive from the Lubavitcher Rebbe to go out and give Shmurah matzah to his Jewish acquaintances. In 195, the late Rabbi Dovid Edelman began visiting Jews throughout Western Massachusetts going door-to-door to...
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...
The following recipe comes from Shannon Sarna on The Nosher via My Jewish Learning: This recipe might just be proof that you could put frosting and sprinkles on anything and it would be delicious, including matzah. White chocolate, whipped cream cheese filling, and a healthy shower in frosting makes this matzah...
Who doesn’t have a few extra boxes of half eaten cereal erev Pesach? Take a look at these cool ways to use up your chometz in record time. Victoria Dwek has come up with 4 different unexpected ways you can use cereal- ways both you and your kids will...
The following recipe comes from the Nosher via My Jewish Learning: Ingredients 2 Tbsp vegetable oil 2 medium onions, chopped (or use one large leek plus one onion) 2 lbs all-purpose potatoes, peeled and coarsely chopped 6 cups vegetable stock salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste 1/8 tsp freshly ground nutmeg 3/4 cup cream 1 Tbsp...
Pictured above: To meet a growing demand, matzah bakeries begin baking shmurah matzah as early as October, producing batches of the charred discs for consumption the world over. (Photo: Eliyahu Parypa / Chabad.org) Passover is around the corner, and handmade shmurah matzah is starting to pop up on supermarket shelves....
If we had to name the most popular Purim costume of the year it would have to be Donald Trump. With him being named the 45th President of the United States just months ago, being named Time Magazine's Man of the Year, and just being all over the news...
The following recipe comes from yourjstory.com If you or your parents or grandparents grew up in Morocco you may be familiar with this Purim delicaly called Fijuelas, which are delicious sweet fried dough treats. Jews from Morocco eat this every Purim and also after fast days, like Yom Kippur. It...
It’s round, it’s pretty and it has arrived in Tel Aviv: it's the Sushi Donut! And the most exciting part? One of the best Japanese places in Tel Aviv has brought about this tasty art. Imagine a donut shaped with sushi rice, topped with fresh fish and sliced veggies....
    [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yoHcGhHxar8] Do you need an easy last minute extra addition to make your Mishloach Manos special? Kosher.com has the solution for you! Watch this video and then go to the site to get the recipe. http://www.kosher.com/shows/video/76/absolute-most-last-minute-mishloach-manos-you-can-bake
[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....
The following recipe comes from the Nosher via My Jewish Learing: If you’ve never made compost cookies, but you love desserts that are a little salty and a little sweet, this cookie (and hamantaschen) are for you. Do a quick Google search for “compost cookie” and you will come up...


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