Wednesday, September 2, 2015 Elul 18, 5775
By:
Louise Fiszer, JE Feature
Although the temptation of cooking new dishes for Passover lurks in my mind every year, I always can remember my mother's warning of not to "cook anything too weird." She's right, of course, as usual. The tried-and-true traditional Ashkenazic family recipes may seem a bit boring to the cook, but the guests take comfort in them as being familiar, offering...
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Kids and Allergies: It's Not Nuts! Food, not-so-glorious food, and some of its problems
By:
Frank Rosci, JE Feature
Faced with what to do about handling a critical medical need for Samuel, her youngest son, Robin Davison of Merion set to task to make the situation a bit easier. She emerged as a heroic "Jewish Mother of Invention" by creating AllergiK ID, a line of innovative products related specifically to children's food allergies. Now Sam, who is 31/2 but...
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By:
Deborah L. Davis, JE Feature
"Your love is better than wine ... Sustain me with raisins, revive me with apples, for I am faint with love." (King Solomon, "Song of Songs") Song of Songs, a book of psalms written by King Solomon, is filled with beautiful verses on various foods, including honey, nuts, apples, raisins, figs, wine and spices. Many credit these words with the...
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Dannon All Natural is currently the only national yogurt brand to make kosher-for-Passover certified products for the Jewish holiday. It's available in the most common recipe ingredient flavors -- plain, vanilla, coffee and lemon. Adding yogurt to recipes is a simple way to help make meals more nutritious. Each serving contains essential vitamins and minerals -- calcium, in particular --...
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The holiday has never been easier, with a boost from prepared foods
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Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
Once upon a time, cooking for Passover was a real chore. In the old days, folks planned and created Passover meals using the very basic ingredients available -- matzah, matzah meal and cake meal. For this eight-day holiday, leavened foods -- chametz -- are strictly forbidden. Besides flour and breads, all foods containing even a speck of grain or cereal...
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