Thursday, August 28, 2014 Elul 2, 5774
Cold soups to beat the heat
By:
Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
If they won't eat salad, then give them soup - preferably chilled, to beat the heat. One of the most familiar cold soups is gazpacho, from the Andalusian region of southern Spain. This uncooked soup is a purée based on fresh tomatoes, bell peppers, celery and cucumber. Bread and hard-cooked eggs are often added, making it a satisfying meal. Less...
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It's always an occasion, even in the backyard
By:
Daniel Stern, JE Feature
July in Philadelphia does not disappoint if you love having your clothes cling to you, doused with dampness, after walking only a block. But even with these scorching-hot days and muggy nights, take a walk one evening to note all the die-hard diners, insistent on eating al fresco no matter what Mother Nature whips up. The wait staff at restaurants...
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By:
Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
If they won't eat salad, then give them soup - preferably chilled, to beat the heat. One of the most familiar cold soups is gazpacho, from the Andalusian region of southern Spain. This uncooked soup is a purée based on fresh tomatoes, bell peppers, celery and cucumber. Bread and hard-cooked eggs are often added, making it a satisfying meal. Less...
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Try these retro dishes to add a little coolness to summer
By:
Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
The Jewish Kitchen Back in the 1960s, gelatin ruled. Everything was jellied - chicken, tuna, vegetables, fruit - and molded. Young brides got rather creative; the molds came in endless variations: sweet and savory; layered and crammed with fruit, vegetables and nuts; vibrant, shimmering and creamy for dessert. As I thumb through my old collection of food-stained recipe cards, I...
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(The grill as a hub)
By:
Andrew Schloss
Grilling is harsh, as likely to incinerate dinner as it is to invigorate it. Although the technique is fraught with pitfalls from choosing the wrong cut of meat to turning ones back on an uncontrolled fire, the No. 1 slip-up is the sauce. Too many novice grill jockeys' know but one type of grilling sauce - the spicy, smoky, tomato-based,...
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