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Nosh-Off: I’ll Never Eat Store-Bought Hummus Again

Nosh-Off:  I’ll Never Eat Store-Bought Hummus Again
By September 10, 2007

Hummus (or houmous, hommos, hommus, hummos… it's kind of like Hanukkah) is something I always have on hand. Usually it's a store-bought variety. Since there are so many varieties in the cold case, I decided to sit down and really … Read More

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Rosh Hashanah: Gift Ideas for Dinner Guests

Rosh Hashanah: Gift Ideas for Dinner Guests
By September 7, 2007

1. Dessert Wine. It’s sweet, not cloying, if you get a good bottle, and is a perfect way to cap off a delicious meal. Banyuls, an unusual red dessert wine, goes great with chocolate desserts. 2. Homemade Baklava, the sticky … Read More

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Apples and Honey Nosh-Off: Tartlettes vs. Trifle

Apples and Honey Nosh-Off: Tartlettes vs. Trifle
By September 6, 2007

My husband couldn't have been more delighted when I told him he'd have to judge a dessert nosh-off, unless perhaps I told him Jessica Alba was serving it to him. In the nude. Alas Ms. Alba was not available. Poor … Read More

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Honey Recipe: Cider and Mead Sangria

Honey Recipe: Cider and Mead Sangria
By September 6, 2007

Also called honey wine, or Te'j by our Ethiopian brothers and sisters, Mead is an alcoholic drink brewed from honey. It's been made for thousands of years, which makes it seem all the more appropriate for the High Holidays. For … Read More

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Budget Baleboosteh: Rosh Hashanah Dinner Prep

Budget Baleboosteh: Rosh Hashanah Dinner Prep
By September 5, 2007

My name is Kitty and I've been dubbed Pickled’s “Budget Baleboosteh.” That means I'll host dinner parties in my own home, and blog about the planning and cooking to show you how easy it is and why you must get … Read More

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The List: Top Five Ways to Eat Leftover Brisket

The List: Top Five Ways to Eat Leftover Brisket
By September 4, 2007

If your family’s like mine, you have my condolences (Ba-boom! Thank you! I’ll be here all week). Seriously though, I love my family, but we cook twice as much as we eat. We have a holiday tradition of eating twice … Read More

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Vegan Challah

Vegan Challah
By September 2, 2007

This vegan challah recipe is spiced bread more than anything else. There's no egg in it, which is what makes challah challah in my opinion, but we do braid it, so I call it faux-challah.  The dough is pretty sweet … Read More

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Q&A: Challah Saleswoman Jane Moritz

Q&A: Challah Saleswoman Jane Moritz
By September 2, 2007

The Challah Connection website offers “gourmet kosher gift baskets with Jewish traditions in mind.” What began in 1994 as a small company that delivered challah to homes and synagogues now enjoys booming success thanks to owner Jane Moritz. A photo … Read More

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