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The ‘What and Why’ of Sugar

Walk down the baking aisle of your supermarket and all of the sweetener options can be overwhelming. Even plain old sugar comes in a...
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Mango: The Paradisiacal Fruit

While I'm enthusiastic about farmer's markets, I don't snub the variety of imported produce found in supermarkets, particularly when it comes to mangoes, with...
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Sunshine in Segments

A TASTE OF ISRAEL Section an orange and your kitchen will be perfumed. Eat it and enjoy. But don't stop there -- use oranges in...
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Screen Savers?

High school and middle school English class staples -- from William Shakespeare to Mark Twain to Ernest Hemingway -- now exist in the e-book...
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Sephardi Delicacies

A TASTE OF ISRAELWhen it comes to Passover, many Sephardi Jews customarily eat rice, legumes, corn and green beans -- all foods that are...
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Here a Sheep, There a Sheep

Thousands of families in the Philadelphia area send their kids off to Jewish overnight camp for the summer.Judi Lehrhaupt sends her sheep.For the second...
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All the (Medical) News That’s Fit to … Google?

Maybe you've noticed a strange spot on your skin, or you're feeling more listless than usual. Maybe you're considering surgery, but you're not sure...

A Magic Trick to Do With Matzah

Have a lot of matzah left and don't know what to do with it? Try this tasty little morsel, which is bound to satisfy...
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The Ultimate Soul Food

What's Cooking In 1994, my sister-in-law contracted breast cancer. Immediately several women in her synagogue called Wendy's relatives and friends, asking them to prepare meals...
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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...