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Having a Hanukkah Party? Ask Everyone to Bring a Can.

Having a Hanukkah Party? Ask Everyone to Bring a Can.
By November 29, 2007

So I'm planning my Hanukkah party for next weekend, putting together recipes and making grocery lists, when I come across this. It's an article about how hunger and gluttony exist side by side in our world, and it quickly pulls … Read More

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Arabs Long for Israel’s Sandwiches

Arabs Long for Israel’s Sandwiches
By November 28, 2007

I was reminded of last year's Oscar-winning short West Bank Story when I stumbled upon this article today. Amidst the tense discussions at Tuesday's Middle East peace conference in Annapolis, Maryland, the Israeli diplomat noticed – and relished – the … Read More

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Canola and Grapeseed and Olive, Oh My: How to Fry This Hanukkah

Canola and Grapeseed and Olive, Oh My: How to Fry This Hanukkah
By November 27, 2007

With Hanukkah nearly upon us, it's time to start prepping our latke recipes. The oil that we fry them in is more than just a nod to the Festival of Lights: It's an essential ingredient as well, so it's important … Read More

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Q&A with Jill Ginsberg from Thou Shall Snack

Q&A with Jill Ginsberg from Thou Shall Snack
By November 26, 2007

Jewish Grandmas are known for their special gift for feeding – and over feeding – their loved ones. But for Jill Ginsberg (second from right), her Grandma Rose not only filled her belly with chicken soup, rugelach, and blintzes – … Read More

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The Friday 5: Top Jewish Foods From Thanksgiving Leftovers

The Friday 5: Top Jewish Foods From Thanksgiving Leftovers
By November 23, 2007

Thanksgiving is done and Black Friday is upon us along with a fridge full of delicious leftovers. Unfortunately, another glorious meal – Shabbat dinner – is now just a few hours away, while your desire to cook dwindled away sometime … Read More

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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

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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

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Revital Melech: An Interview with an Israeli Pastry Chef

Revital Melech: An Interview with an Israeli Pastry Chef
By November 20, 2007

Revital Melech is an Israeli pastry-chef that has a flair for breaking with tradition. Her desserts are not only sweet- they are complex and provocative. At Abboccato, an upscale Italian restaurant that she works for in Mid-town Manhattan, Revital reinvents … Read More

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