Saturday, August 30, 2014 Elul 4, 5774
By:
Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
Observant Jews around the country have been closely following the news concerning the Agriprocessors scandal that eventually created a shortage of kosher meat in the country. To replace the shortage, poultry producers like Empire have stepped up their production, and Agriprocessors, now under receivership, is producing about 20,000 chickens daily. More meat is being brought in from South America, but...
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By:
Linda Morel, JE Feature
With winter now winding down, and daylight hours increasing, it's that time of year my mother used to call the "in-between season." It's a time when no one knows what to serve for dinner. Though the thermometer remains stubbornly low, the hearty dinner fare, which everyone craved just two weeks ago, is no longer appealing. Suddenly, brisket and beef stew...
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By:
Louise Fiszer, JE Feature
"One can never be too rich, too thin -- or have too many chicken-salad recipes." I don't know who said that, but I know it to be true, especially when leftover chicken is taking up too much space in my frig. Chicken salads are a scrumptious way to simplify the demands of Shabbat lunchtime entertaining. If I'm preparing chicken for...
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According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, nine out of 10 women and seven out of 10 men are not getting the calcium they need every day. Children, beginning as young as the toddler years, are also not getting enough calcium in their diets, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. Dairy foods provide the most...
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Petit Fours will make your holiday gifts extra festive
By:
Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
Purim, the most jubilant holiday in the Jewish calendar, is a celebration of the defeat of Haman and his heinous plan to exterminate the Jews. It's a holiday where in synagogues all over the world, there's dressing up, drinking and dancing till you're dizzy -- this is a holiday where it's permitted to get drunk. Shalach manot baskets sent to...
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