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Tuesday Taste Test: Moroccan Pumpkin Soup, Perfect for Jewish Givers of Thanks

Tuesday Taste Test: Moroccan Pumpkin Soup, Perfect for Jewish Givers of Thanks
By November 20, 2007

Since we all now know that Thanksgiving is basically Sukkot for gentiles, I thought a Heebish pumpkin recipe was in order for the coming holiday, hence: Moroccan Pumpkin Soup. This is from Gil Marks' award-winning cookbook, Olive Trees and Honey. … Read More

Hey Turkey, Stop Stuffing Your Pie-hole and Chew on This

Hey Turkey, Stop Stuffing Your Pie-hole and Chew on This
By November 20, 2007

Think Thanksgiving is a secular holiday? Think again. In fact, it's quite possibly a direct descendant of Sukkot. Wait, what? Sukkot? The Jewish harvest festival of Booths? Yup. Robert J. Hutchinson, author of The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Bible, … Read More

Q&A with Emily Freed of Jacobs Farm

Q&A with Emily Freed of Jacobs Farm
By November 13, 2007

Local or organic? Farmer's Market or Supermarket? And what about the GMOs? There's a lot of talk — and a lot of confusion — these days, about our food. Around the world, people are starting to grapple with the negative … Read More

She’s Filthy Rich, She’s Naturally Blonde, and She Wants to Tell You How to “Keep Kosher”

She’s Filthy Rich, She’s Naturally Blonde, and She Wants to Tell You How to “Keep Kosher”
By November 9, 2007

I admit that I'm kind of at a loss here. I just don't know what to make of a Methodist-born billionaire publishing a "lifestyle" book full of kosher recipes. Stacy Cohen is the wife of Israeli-born entrepreneur Mouli Cohen, whose … Read More

The Friday 5: Classically Jewish Drinks

The Friday 5: Classically Jewish Drinks
By November 9, 2007

"To life, to life, l'chaim. L'chaim, l'chaim, to life. It gives you something to think about, Something to drink about — Drink, l'chaim, to life." So wrote Sheldon Harnick in his lyrics for the Fiddler on the Roof song, "To … Read More

Kosher GPS

Kosher GPS
By November 6, 2007

Keep kosher? Travel a lot? Find it frustrating when you're in a new town, feeling famished (and farmisht), and haven't the slightest idea where the closest Glatt Kosher eatery is? Have I got a pre-Hanukkah gift for you. Yitzie Katz, … Read More

Q&A with David Sax of Save the Deli

Q&A with David Sax of Save the Deli
By November 5, 2007

  David Sax is a man on a mission. His goal? To save the Jewish delicatessen from extinction. His tools? A website called Save the Deli, and a forthcoming book due out in the fall of 2008. He's road-tripped across … Read More

Ultra-Kosher Energy Drink for the Ultra-Orthodox Rock Star

Ultra-Kosher Energy Drink for the Ultra-Orthodox Rock Star
By November 2, 2007

Paging Matisyahu, paging Matisyahu. Your energy drink has arrived. Before we get started, I just need to say: They should have called it ULTRA. I mean, come on. It's an ultra-kosher energy drink made specifically with the ultra-orthodox in mind. … Read More