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German Beer Kosher for Jews for Jesus?

German Beer Kosher for Jews for Jesus?
By December 19, 2007

It's called "Simcha" and its blue and gold label flaunts a Star of David. Brewed in the former East German state of Saxony, it's a white pilsner with an alcohol content of 4.9%, and every step of its production is … Read More

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Tuesday Taste Test: Alicia Silverstone’s Peanut Butter Rice Krispie Treats

Tuesday Taste Test: Alicia Silverstone’s Peanut Butter Rice Krispie Treats
By December 18, 2007

In our recent Q&A with Alicia Silverstone, she offered a few of her favorite recipes. This week's Tuesday Taste Test leaves the hard work up to you. Alicia promises that you'll love this sweetly humane snack. You tell us–how do … Read More

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Q&A: Alicia Silverstone Wants You…To Stop Eating Meat

Q&A: Alicia Silverstone Wants You…To Stop Eating Meat
By December 17, 2007

Alicia Silverstone doesn't require much introducing. If you don't recognize that pouting punim, you've likely been living under a rock since, oh, about 1993. Fourteen years ago she rocked our worlds with debut appearances in a few highly memorable Aerosmith … Read More

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What’s a Jew to Do on Christmas?

What’s a Jew to Do on Christmas?
By December 14, 2007

I'm not going to pretend that I'm a fan of Anthony Bourdain. This is a man who has labeled all vegans as "rude" (ironic, considering he's easily one of the rudest people on television) and calls them the "Hezbollah-like splinter-faction" … Read More

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Second Avenue Deli Opening Either Today or Monday

Second Avenue Deli Opening Either Today or Monday
By December 14, 2007

Everyone is reporting that the long-awaited Second Avenue Deli on 33rd St is opening on Monday, but I could swear I heard on New York radio station 1010 WINS this morning that it was open. As in, open at 7 … Read More

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2008 Candidates Like it Black and Artificial, Hillary Prefers to Eat Dead Things

2008 Candidates Like it Black and Artificial, Hillary Prefers to Eat Dead Things
By December 13, 2007

Who cares how the 2008 presidential candidates take their coffee? I certainly don't, and I'd assume you probably don't, either. However, someone over at the AP seems to think it's relevant. The Associated Press has "asked candidates a series of … Read More

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What is it About Naked Chef Jamie Oliver?

What is it About Naked Chef Jamie Oliver?
By December 12, 2007

I've always been sort of fascinated by Jamie Oliver. Years ago, when I first stumbled upon his Food Network show The Naked Chef, I was mesmerized. It wasn't a cooking show so much as it was a "lifestyle" show with … Read More

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Tuesday Taste Test: Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic

Tuesday Taste Test: Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic
By December 11, 2007

  I recently bought one of those beautiful, amazing Le Creuset Dutch ovens (Bloomingdale's was having a home sale), and I am newly obsessed with those Empire Kosher whole cut-up chickens (how convenient/delicious are they??), so I decided to try … Read More

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