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Matzo Toppings Enliven Passover Snacking

During Passover, many of us eat matzo at all three meals. No snack is complete without matzo. We usually spread butter or cream cheese...

Falafel at the Center of Newest CookNSolo Venture

It opened on April Fool’s Day, but the popularity of Michael Solomonov and Steven Cook’s latest venture is no joke. The restaurateurs behind Zahav, Dizengoff,...

A Modern Seder that Honors Tradition

As the celebration of Passover approaches and hosts begin to plan their menus, we can count on a number of dishes that are pretty...

Four Cups, Five Stars: Sophisticated Kosher Wine Increasingly Popular at Seders

By Deborah Fineblum | JNS.org Even the most finicky wine snob won’t be able to “pass over” the new generation of kosher wines. Increasingly, the...

Making Passover Memorable and Delicious Without Too Much Fuss

By Elizabeth Kurtz | JNS.org Everyone needs crowd-pleasing recipes we can turn to over and over again. This is important for every holiday, but especially...

Precious Passover Recipes from Trieste, Italy

When people hear my husband, David, is Italian and Jewish, they always ask him: “Have you ever heard of The Garden of the Finzi-Continis?” They...

Passover Desserts Don’t Have to Be as Lifeless as Moses’ Desert

For too long, Passover desserts have been considered tasteless, dry and not worth the bother. This is simply wrong. There are plenty of delicious options,...

In Braise of a Good Chicken Recipe

Braising is an often-overlooked cooking technique that works especially well for chicken. This dish is incredibly versatile, low-maintenance and crowd-pleasing. The chicken becomes flavorful and...

Discovering Chives

Despite decades of cooking, I have never used chives in my recipes. There’s no particular reason — I just have always used onions, scallions or...

Dieting Doesn’t Have to Be Boring and Bland

As we ponder the approaching spring and then summer, some of us may wish to shed some of our winter insulation. I can hear...