Sunday, April 20, 2014 Nisan 20, 5774
Recipes to help lighten up the eight nights of Chanukah
By:
Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
On the first night of Chanukah, which this year falls on Sunday, Dec. 21, Ashkenazi Jews all over America will light the first candle on the menorah. And potato latkes will be on lots of dinner tables. Some will be homemade, some store-bought, but all will adhere to the ancient custom of serving foods cooked in oil. Oil emphasizes the...
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Most people can remember the smell of their favorite foods from childhood, or a kind word that was passed along with a great taste. Jill Colella Bloomfield's Jewish Holidays Cookbook passes on some traditional holiday recipes, thereby enabling you to make those same memories with members of your family. Each major holiday has a chapter in the book describing the...
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By:
Louise Fiszer, JE Feature
The word "downsize" took on a special meaning to me when we recently moved to a smaller house. I had to get rid of "stuff," and one of the first things to go was a good deal of my massive cookbook collection. After this painful process, I promised myself to get off my cookbook addiction. It's said that "addiction starts...
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What could be more of a crowd-pleaser than a hearty bowl of soup? Add some slices of bread and a nifty little salad, and you've got a meal that family and friends will rave about. And what better dish could there be than soup when you're thinking about a meal for one? Add that bread ... well, you get the...
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An abundance of goodies from the world over
By:
Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
Each year, I attend Kosherfest with excitement and anticipation. Walking up and down the aisles, I'm constantly amazed at the diversity and high quality of kosher products. And in the 21st century, the kosher cook can duplicate almost any dish, ethnic or otherwise. There's a kosher substitute for almost every ingredient imaginable -- even kosher shellfish, prepared, shaped and flavored...
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