Monday, November 24, 2014 Kislev 2, 5775
Ditch the fake stuff, and discover what natural goodness is all about
By:
Linda Morel
NEW YORK The problem with Thanksgiving is the food. Though it's a lovely family holiday, most traditional Thanksgiving recipes -- the mashed and sweet potatoes, chestnut stuffings, cornbread dressings, whipped parsnips, pastries and pies -- call for butter. Riddled with fat and cholesterol, butter also poses a challenge to people who keep kosher. Jewish dietary laws prohibit the mixing of...
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Fresh, canned or dried cranberries add a festive touch to everything from breads and desserts to entrees and sandwiches. So get creative with these delightful recipes. Cranberries are also rich in antioxidants, as well as good for the bladder. For Thanksgiving breakfast -- or anytime you're craving something sweet and tart -- try these flavorful treats. Cranberry-Praline Quick Bread (dairy)...
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This is the holiday of turkey; there's really no getting around that. But that doesn't mean you have to buy a huge bird and stuff it. Turkey is an especially versatile meat, easy to handle and cook, and it boasts health benefits over fattier fare. These recipes come courtesy of a brand-new book called Enlitened Kosher Cooking by Nechama Cohen,...
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For the 'be all' of Thanksgivings, make dessert first - See more at: http://je.pliner.com/article/11213/Perfectly_Pie/#sthash.MLQpgibi.dpuf
By:
Ethel Hofman
This year, as usual, we're going to celebrate Thanksgiving with family -- but not at our house. Instead, we'll be with our grandchildren, Nicole and Jonathan, whose parents have an even larger dining room. Since I don't have the lion's share of cooking and setting up, I'm making the pies with their help. Not just the usual pies -- the...
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It's healthy, it's adaptable, and it's just about everywhere
By:
Ethel Hofman
Tofu! Lately, it's the ingredient that's commanding more shelf space in the marketplace. And shoppers are grabbing the soy-based product in every form. From milk to fake "ground round," hickory-smoked "turkey" and frozen desserts, this is a skyrocketing expansion on the look-alike "bacon bits" that have been around for decades. Why the growing popularity? Nutritionally, tofu is a solid source...
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