Thursday, December 18, 2014 Kislev 26, 5775

How to compete with rising food prices
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Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
Sticker shock doesn't just occur at the gas pump these days. Food prices across the nation are rising at an alarming rate. On a recent shopping trip, for instance, I wound up spending $2.29 for three oranges and 29 cents for a single banana. And that's conventionally grown, not organic! But take heart. There are ways to pare down rising...
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This comedy cookie hears the big break coming … or is that just her water? - See more at: http://je.pliner.com/article/3717/On_the_Scene/#sthash.7E1cOUHG.dpuf
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Stella is a scream! And you don't have to be a Stanley Kowalski to understand why this street card with the desire to be the best is indeed one of the best. From Russia with Lvov … the Soviet Jewish émigré is more yuk-worthy than Yakov Smirnoff, giving new laugh line readings to the meaning of a pregnant pause. Baby...
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Scotch and soda? Scotch and seltzer! How else to celebrate the big doings of "Bright Lights, Big City" sensation Paul Scott Goodman, the Scottish Jewish composer whose reworked venture based on the Jay McInerny best-seller of booze, babes and bravura is the intoxicating pull at the Prince Music Theatre now through July 2. The Modern Orthodox Goodman is best man...
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A memoir looks back to post-World War II Greenwich Village
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The Man Who Would Marry Susan Sontag . It''s a curious title even when you match it up with its subtitle: And Other Intimate Portraits of the Bohemian Era . A young Sontag is shown on the cover sitting at what looks like a European or Greenwich Village cafe. And in a separate picture, below her and to the left,...
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Adding extra moisture makes meats meant for the grill much jucier
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Andrew Schloss, FE Feature
The intense heat needed for grilling tends to dry out foods like chicken, fish and veal, which have delicate fibers and little interior fat. Thus, these items become prime candidates for brining. Soaking in brine that is around 5 percent salt by weight, for as little as an hour before grilling, can make meat noticeably juicier and preserve its tenderness...
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Arts and Culture Events

Fri. Dec 19
Festival of Lights
Myer and Rosaline Feinstein Center for American Jewish History
5:00 PM-7:30 PM
Fri. Dec 19
Germantown Jewish Centre
6:00 PM
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Adath Israel
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