Saturday, October 25, 2014 Heshvan 1, 5775
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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And, actually, it's a good way to be
By:
Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
Beans and broccoli don't sound all that exciting or particularly sexy. But these foods are inexpensive, jam-packed with nutrients and may help to offset cancer -- all significant reasons to include them in your diet. Canned beans and fresh or frozen broccoli can easily be transformed into appetizing dishes. Dried beans and legumes need to be soaked first, and so...
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By:
Rivka Tal, JE Feature
If you were asked to pick the quintessential Jewish food, what would you choose? Chicken soup or gefilte fish, maybe? Certainly, bagels and lox would also vie for the title -- for Americans, at least. But there is truly only one dish that is absolutely, positively, no-mistake-made Jewish -- and that's cholent. For those not in the know, cholent (known...
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Thinking of having some friends over for a Superbowl bash? Here are a few tips to make sure you score as the MVP of the party: · Turn over a football helmet, and line it with foil and napkins. Place a smaller bowl of dip inside. Use napkins to make a padded base on the table to keep helmet in...
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