Friday, April 18, 2014 Nisan 18, 5774
Pita pockets go back to school!
By:
Louise Fiszer, JE Feature
Perfect for back-to-school lunch boxes, Israeli pita or pocket bread has become a staple in the American kitchen. At one time, this versatile favorite was only obtainable in upscale gourmet shops or Middle Eastern groceries. Now, not only is it sold everywhere, but it comes in a variety of flavors and sizes. In Israel, it is typically served warm accompanied...
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YAKIMA, Wash. — With the cherry harvest now winding down, the Northwest Cherry Growers are sounding a call to get them while you can. Based on weather conditions in the Pacific Northwest, growers expect an increase in the production of late-season cherries, which will result in a consistent availability of the fresh fruit through month's end. "Over the last few...
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By:
Martin Davidson, JE Feature
As the balmy days of summer continue, and with the High Holidays arriving in the warmer part of the year, why not seek out a drink that will not only quench thirst and complement worship, but refresh and re-energize as well? This season, try a kosher rosé -- pleasantly pink and light as a summer aperitif. Eighty percent of rosés...
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Some North African flavor at your table
By:
Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
"Tunis is magic," stated English professor Sadok Bouhlila of the University of Tunis. It took just a short taxi ride to absorb the pulsating vibrancy and modern development that is Tunis. We had come at the urging of our Tunisian friend, Sami Ouhada and his wife, Bonnie. Sami had assured us that "Tunisia is filled with fascinating contrasts, including the...
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By:
Andrew Schloss, JE Feature
Green tomatoes are best known by what they are not. They aren't ripe. They aren't plush or sun-warmed or pulsing with juice. Most of us have come to accept them as a fact of life, but not a gift of nature. We feel cheated when tomatoes are green, as if we've been stuck with a harvest of pickles. We can...
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