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How Apple Juice Saved My Fast

How Apple Juice Saved My Fast
By September 21, 2007

I grew up in a household with a Christian dad and a liberally observant mom, so there wasn't much fasting going on in my house on Yom Kippur. Throughout my teenage years, I would go to synagogue and watch hungry, … Read More

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Have an Easy Fast

Have an Easy Fast
By September 21, 2007

I'm feeling solemn. Not because I'm thinking about the sins I have to atone for tomorrow, but because nothing will pass beyond my lips. For someone who bases her life around meals (and requires coffee in order to function at the most … Read More

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Rugelach: The Cookie Worth Two Bad Dates With An Inappropriate Man

Rugelach: The Cookie Worth Two Bad Dates With An Inappropriate Man
By September 20, 2007

If you’ve ever been to Jerusalem you’ve probably heard people speak at great length about Marzipan rugelach, and how completely amazing they are. Marzipan even sells special containers for their many customers who buy their rugelach and plan to bring … Read More

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Break Fast Tapas: Tortilla Espanola

Break Fast Tapas: Tortilla Espanola
By September 19, 2007

Tortilla Espanola is the Spanish version of an omelet. You'll find it everywhere, even in Spanish 7/11s on the highway. At its most traditional it's nothing more than potatoes, onions, eggs, a little olive oil, and salt, though you could … Read More

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Break Fast Tapas: Gazpacho

Break Fast Tapas: Gazpacho
By September 19, 2007

When I went to Spain in July, I ate gazpacho every day. In hot climes, there's nothing more refreshing for lunch. In Spain they don't serve the chunky salsa-style we typically see here. They blend it until it reaches a … Read More

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Break Fast Tapas: Marinated Cheese

Break Fast Tapas: Marinated Cheese
By September 19, 2007

I was planning a little get-together at my apartment, and I always tend to go overboard with the food. I called my mom and asked her for an easy recipe I could make ahead of time so I wouldn’t stress … Read More

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Break Fast Tapas: Argentinian Deviled Eggs

Break Fast Tapas: Argentinian Deviled Eggs
By September 19, 2007

Ah, deviled eggs: so underrated. I love them, but no one seems to make them anymore. And by “anymore” I mean like, not since the 50’s. So when I was browsing through some tapas recipes for the upcoming Yom Kippur … Read More

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Wet, Sticky, and Sweet

Wet, Sticky, and Sweet
By September 19, 2007

Last week I was out with a friend at a Middle Eastern restaurant and by the time we were done stuffing our faces with cacik, grape leaves, feta, lamb, beef, and the like, we were too full to order baklava … Read More

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