Tuesday, March 31, 2015 Nisan 11, 5775
From bobkas to baked goods, dee-lish!
"And there was a continual blessing in her dough." So begins A Taste of Challah: A Comprehensive Guide to Challah and Bread Baking , the latest book by Tamar Ansh. Almost every culture has its own traditional breads. However, there is something mystical and unique about the special Jewish bread called challah. The skill of baking and braiding this item...
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She knew everything there was to know about preparing luscious meals
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Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
Every German and Austrian family has an "Oma" -- the grandmother who brought recipes and traditions from the Old Country and dispensed them all with a generous amount of love and nostalgia. Indeed, the Hofman family had its Oma -- a warm, practical and stoic lady who really never mastered English and yet was able to communicate with me, a...
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Deborah Davis, JE Feature
What could possibly be sweeter than honey cake? Try a chocolate honey cake! This Rosh Hashanah, enjoy this delicious treat. This cake is tasty and moist, and even sweeter with powdered sugar, chocolate sauce, strawberries, raspberry coulis, whipped cream or ice-cream. Chocolate Honey Cake (Dairy) 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa 11/4 cups flour 11/2 tsps. baking powder 1 cup honey 2...
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Make it a sweet and healthy New Year for all!
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Linda Morel, JE Feature
A desire for a sweet New Year -- expressed in the form of honey cake, apple crisp and other special goodies -- brings Jews with differing needs together on Rosh Hashanah, when the menu typically revolves around turkey, brisket or veal. While most appreciate the flakiness of fine pastry that butter delivers, a growing number observe kosher laws prohibiting the...
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While the warm weather's still here, take advantage of some sweet endings to meals
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Andrew Schloss, JE Feature
There are 10 grill days left until Labor Day. That's enough time for the typical American to sacrifice a steer's worth of beef and several miles of kosher hot dogs to the fiery gods of Kingsford. Before the summer is out, we will slather everything from chicken breast to chili peppers with barbecue sauce. Neither salmon nor spud will be...
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