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Salads Count for the Holiday

The 50 days between Pesach and Shavuot are called the "Counting of the Omer." Thirty-three days into the counting of the Omer, Jews celebrate...
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Bonfires of Lag B’Omer

Lag B'Omer, falling this year on May 10, is a day of pilgrimage to the tomb of Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai in Israel's Galilee...
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Life is Just a Bowl of Cherries

Nothing says summer more than a beautiful bowl of fresh cherries. Bing is the best-known sweet cherry. Large, round, and extra-sweet, it has purple-red...

Any Way You Slice It

One of the best things about summer is the wide variety of fresh fruit available all season long.Try topping off your picnic or light...
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Marinades: The Great Grillers Gift to BBQ

Here in Israel, the official grilling season begins in the spring, on Israel Independence Day. Israelis take their grilling very seriously -- almost every...

Balancing Traditions With Health Concerns

With increased developments in diet and health trends, it is no wonder that the seder table is changing to include more specialty kosher food....
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Potatoes: The Eyes Have It

WHAT'S COOKING? People often think of potatoes as winter food, as the starchy side of a filling, warming meal. But like most people, potatoes have...
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From the Morning Minyan Ladies, Recipes Tried and True

THE JEWISH KITCHEN Early Wednesday morning is my special time. At 7:30 a.m., I get into my car and drive the short distance to...
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A Kosher Renaissance?

Beyond Citron and Rose, a minor kosher renaissance seems to be brewing around the region. The owners of Max & David's have purchased and...
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Upscale Kosher Eatery to Hit the Main Line

One of the community's best-known day school philanthropists plans to open an upscale glatt kosher restaurant and catering company in Merion this summer with...