Tuesday, December 23, 2014 Tevet 1, 5775
By:
Keri Fisher, Jewish Exponent Feature
NOSH A ripe tomato is a thing of beauty. I've been known to eat them out of hand, garnished only with a sprinkle of salt and pepper. But when summer's bounty is a bit too bountiful, I host my own tomato festival at home, with a menu that honors this humble fruit, and recipes that highlight, rather than mask, its...
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And it can be part of a Bastille Day celebration
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Louise Fiszer, Jewish Exponent Feature
BEYOND CHICKEN SOUP We have a number of friends who are die-hard "Francophiles." They spend every vacation in France, and usually come home with all things French -- wines, chocolates, porcelain and wonderful recipes. Recently, we were invited to a home where such French-lovers hosted an unusually tasty Shabbat luncheon featuring vegetables, fish and a garlicky mayonnaise-like dip called "aioli."...
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Perhaps it's the tradition of mezze -- a selection of salad appetizers without which no Middle Eastern meal could begin. Or maybe it has to do with the glorious abundance of produce in our local markets. In any case, Shabbat meals in Jerusalem always begin with at least four or five cold salads. When planning a course of salads, keep...
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Folks go -- ahem -- whole hog for the area's first kosher BBQ event
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Ethel Hofman, Jewish Exponent Feature
THE JEWISH KITCHEN Sun, blue skies, green fields shaded by leafy trees. Add to that basketball, swimming and boating on the lake -- everything for a day of family fun. What better setting for the Hava NaGrilla Kosher Barbecue contest, held recently at Willow Grove Day Camp in Hatboro? The event was the first of its kind in the Philadelphia...
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By:
Linda Morel, Jewish Exponent Feature
Summer is the time when lunch takes center stage. It's when you're most inclined to invite weekend guests; you may rent a house near the beach or a lake, which becomes a magnet for family and friends. If you're like me, you spend weekend mornings outdoors. By noon, you want to dazzle everyone with lunch in an instant. For that...
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