Friday, April 18, 2014 Nisan 18, 5774
A chill in the air signals that summer has come and gone, and the foods of fall are making their way back onto tables across the country. The change in the season calls for a change in flavors, from light to crisp to hearty and satisfying. One ingredient makes a perfectly seamless transition from summer salads to fall suppers --...
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Now's the season, so buy 'em and bake 'em!
By:
Andrew Schloss
There is something very stately about a baked apple. Alone on the plate, plump with brown sugar, raisins and spice, a glaze of cool cream gilding its perfection, it stands regally, uncompromising, daring to be nothing more than itself. The time couldn't be better for replaying this old standard, for the best baking apple nature has to offer is waiting...
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An extra bit of dinner can go a long way
By:
Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
There's no rule that says that brown-bag lunches, even eaten hurriedly at your desk, should be boring -- as in two slices of bread slapped together with predictable fillings like a dollop of tuna or egg salad, or a couple of slices of turkey. Instead, envision leftovers. There's no need to push what was a tasty dish to the back...
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Quick comfort food that fills the stomach and warms the heart
By:
Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
For the best of cold-weather comfort food, there's nothing more satisfying than a savory pie -- and not just the dessert kind. The appetizing aromas of a hot pie stuffed with a mixture of meats or fish and tender vegetables -- all bound together with fluffy mashed potatoes or golden-crusted pastry -- are irresistible. A one-dish meal, savory pies are...
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Savor those Sukkot evenings, whether your fruits are fresh or fake
By:
Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
Sukkot is a joyous holiday. In biblical times, it was referred to as "The Festival" (also now known as "The Festival of Booths"), and Jews made pilgrimages to the Temple in Jerusalem. It was a celebration of a bountiful autumn harvest -- a Jewish Thanksgiving. In ancient times, the sukkah was a flimsy shelter built by farmers bringing in the...
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