It's Monday night in Jerusalem or Tuesday night in the rest of the world and Pesach is finally over. You were never that obsessed with bread throughout the year but all of a sudden there is a mad dash to get as many bagels into your already over-filled matzah belly...
Pictured above: A group of military personnel before the start of the seder (Photo: The Aleph Institute) The cleaning, cooking, getting rid of all chametz, setting the table, organizing the seder . . . If you think it’s hard preparing for Passover, try doing it 500 nautical miles away from...
(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,...
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...
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...
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...
With Shavuos approaching, we are on the hunt for recipes and ideas to make Yom Tov prep easier. Soups are great because they can be made in advance. Here's a delicious one by Miriam Pascal, the Overtime Cook. Roasted Red Pepper Soup: Slightly based on a recipe from AllRecipes.com Ingredients: 4 medium red...
The following recipe comes from Shannon Sarna on the Nosher via My Jewish Learning: Passover desserts can really be the worst. Canned macaroons. Dry cake. And while I know many people who love it, super rich flourless chocolate cake is just not my thing. I don’t enjoy how dense it...
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...
Sharon Dobuler Katz posted the following to Facebook: You'll l-o-v-e THE FUNNIEST MATZA VIDEO EVER in Yiddishelah (a language that would be Yiddish if we could really speak it). What do YOU do with your leftover Matzahs? Find out the hysterically funny possibilities in YIDDISH (almost), thanks to almost-Yiddish-master (kinda)...
On the occasion of 25 years of diplomatic relations between Israel and China, the Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs was curious to know what Chinese people think about Israeli food, so they asked. Watch to find out what they had to say: Get OnlySimchas News Live Updates  by email and never...
Barbecue season never really gets old, but if you keep serving the exact same things you run the risk of it getting just a little bit tired. Luckily, July 4th comes around just in time to give you an excuse to jazz up your menu again! Here are some...
In the video below the Jewish community in Gondar, Ethiopia rushes against the clock to bake 50,000 matzot by hand in 18-minute increments. They are expecting approximately 3,000 people at the Seder, making it the largest seder in the world. Watch it here: Get OnlySimchas News Live Updates  by email and...
Kosher.com- Can These Experts Identify Wines While Blindfolded? [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hGc-9CMpTco] With all the intricacies in the flavor, aroma, texture of each wine, we wouldn't imagine that these gurus could pass the blindfold test. Watch to see if they made the cut!  
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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