Tuesday, September 2, 2014 Elul 7, 5774
"May you be inscribed for a good year" is the familiar greeting of Rosh Hashanah. A time of reflection and resolution, this first fall holiday evokes hope for the year to come. Special additions to the table include the season's new fruits - pomegranates, avocados, persimmons - a plate of sliced apples or bread, and a pot of honey for...
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A sweetener with a style all its own
By:
Andrew Schloss
Squeamish readers, beware! Honey is the only food that comes to us predigested. The conversion of flower nectar to honey starts as soon as a bee gathers it. It is carried back to the hive, where it is dispensed into the mouths of young bees, who breathe across it, causing it to dehydrate and thicken slightly. As they roll this...
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“What’s for dinner?” is the question most of us dread hearing as we walk through the door after a long day. The challenge of coming up with healthy, tasty meals to satisfy everyone in your family is enough to make you scramble for the nearest takeout menu. But for kosher households, that becomes even more difficult because ordering in isn’t...
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Secaucus, N.J. Manischewitz, the leader in quality kosher foods, will kick off this fall holiday season with a variety of new products perfect for entertaining family or guests at any gathering. Created to add multiple flavors to traditional holiday meals, these new taste sensations offer something for everyone. Spice up your Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Sukkot and Chanukah meals with...
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Jewish cuisine of Italy
Courtesy of Chronicle Books For more than 2,000 years, Jewish families have lived in Italy. Their cuisine — a mix of Middle Eastern, Spanish and Sephardic influences — were not the stuff of household American cookbooks; that is, until 1998, when a rather eclectic work called Cucina Ebraica: Flavors of the Italian Jewish Kitchen was put together by Joyce Goldstein,...
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