Tuesday, September 2, 2014 Elul 7, 5774
By:
Louise Fiszer, JE Feature
I dare you to visit any American coffee shop, diner, cafeteria or upscale restaurant in the a.m. and not find a bagel of sorts on the menu. For most Americans, these crusty, savory, doughnut-shaped rolls accompanied by rich cream cheese are the symbol of the first meal of the day -- and are also interpreted as a Jewish breakfast. As...
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Then time to head to the kitchen!
By:
Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
"The economy is hitting Americans right in the stomach" reads a headline in a recent Wall Street Journal . We're all cutting back sharply on what goes into the shopping basket. Store brands are being chosen over brand names, coupons are being clipped, and folks are on the lookout for deals of all kinds. The bottom line is this: Eat...
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Go out to eat in the neighborhood -- with the neighbors!
By:
Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
When our boys were toddlers and my husband a lowly student, having friends over for supper was a casual, low-budget affair. It was spaghetti and meatballs or a pot of chili, along with a few bottles of Chianti. Later, we graduated to potluck suppers, where everybody contributing a dish. Unless I delegated, we wound up with quite a mish-mash of...
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By:
Louise Fiszer, JE Feature
I never could understand the allure of having a supposedly romantic evening for two at a restaurant on Valentine's Day. Spontaneity is out of the question because reservations must be made weeks ahead of time. And privacy is at a minimum -- just picture yourself in the middle of a whispered sweet nothing when the waiter arrives announcing his name...
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Celebrate Presidents' Day with your children using these simple recipes. The main ingredient, of course, is cherries -- in recognition of young George Washington and the cherry-tree caper. The following treats are all dairy. Cherry Parfait In a clear plastic cup, layer vanilla yogurt (or any other favorite flavor) and cherry-pie filling. Repeat layers until full. Cherry Popover Place 1...
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