Saturday, August 23, 2014 Av 27, 5774
By:
Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
The broad-breasted turkey, roasted to golden perfection, is the symbol of our American Thanksgiving. It's a time for family and friends -- many traveling long distances -- to sit down together for the traditional holiday dinner. Besides the turkey, the table is laden with relishes, corn, sweet potatoes, vegetable dishes and the venerable pumpkin pie. But in 1621 -- when...
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The Jewish Vegetarians of North America believe author Edith Rothschild's Nutrilicious is not just a cookbook, but a multi-faceted experience. Rothschild feels that her work is not just a vegetarian cookbook, but a passionate call to healthier living. The book is filled with more than 170 easy-to-do recipes for everyday, as well as upgraded ones for Shabbat, holidays and entertaining...
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Do not read this article unless you want a little taste of paradise!
By:
Andrew Schloss
Although chocolate is an effortless way to bake in richness, working with it has its quirks. First, there is the melting of it. Chocolate burns easily, which is why most cookbooks warn against ever melting chocolate without the protection of a double boiler. But the following recipes avoid the trouble of a double boiler by melting the chocolate in a...
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Don't overlook the Cornish hen!
By:
Louise Fiszer, JE Feature
Although chicken is definitely a favorite in my house, there are times I like to vary a Shabbat dinner with a succulent, diminutive hybrid of chicken -- the Cornish hen. I find that they are sweeter than chicken, because they are almost all white meat, and they are faster and easier to cook. If you have access to fresh hens,...
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By:
Martin Davidson, JE Feature
When invited by Philip Herzog to travel up to Marlborough country to witness the harvest, I could scarcely have known what to expect. I knew there were eight generations of winemaking invested in the Herzog family, and prior to the opening of their new state-of-the-art facility in Oxnard, Calif., some three years ago, Kedem had been the flagship of the...
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