Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Tammuz 24, 5774
By:
Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
If they won't eat salad, then give them soup - preferably chilled, to beat the heat. One of the most familiar cold soups is gazpacho, from the Andalusian region of southern Spain. This uncooked soup is a purée based on fresh tomatoes, bell peppers, celery and cucumber. Bread and hard-cooked eggs are often added, making it a satisfying meal. Less...
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Try these retro dishes to add a little coolness to summer
By:
Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
The Jewish Kitchen Back in the 1960s, gelatin ruled. Everything was jellied - chicken, tuna, vegetables, fruit - and molded. Young brides got rather creative; the molds came in endless variations: sweet and savory; layered and crammed with fruit, vegetables and nuts; vibrant, shimmering and creamy for dessert. As I thumb through my old collection of food-stained recipe cards, I...
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(The grill as a hub)
By:
Andrew Schloss
Grilling is harsh, as likely to incinerate dinner as it is to invigorate it. Although the technique is fraught with pitfalls from choosing the wrong cut of meat to turning ones back on an uncontrolled fire, the No. 1 slip-up is the sauce. Too many novice grill jockeys' know but one type of grilling sauce - the spicy, smoky, tomato-based,...
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The Jewish Kitchen with Ethel G. Hofman
Throwing a barbecue for 200 people has become a breeze for Susan and Leonard Lodish, and Bob and Gloria Spitz, all of Wynnewood. Susan explains that "it didn't start out this way - originally, it was a backyard barbecue for 20 to give overseas students a taste of America." The students had come to the states to work on the...
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The name of the frozen game: sorbets
By:
Lorna Rosenberg
When the sun is high and the temperature rises, teens reach for frozen treats to cool off. Drinkable delights like slushies, smoothies and shakes are all tempting, and local favorites like water ice and soft custard give teens and their families a summertime destination after an evening at the movies or miniature golf. So, what frozen items can you make...
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