Sunday, April 20, 2014 Nisan 20, 5774
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Jewish Exponent Staff
Just a few weeks after announcing plans to add a food truck to the city's burgeoning kosher scene, the owner of Max & David's said financial woes drove him to close his flagship Elkins Park restaurant and catering business. Since opening up five years ago, Steve Katz said, he often struggled to break even because of the higher costs of...
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Walk down the baking aisle of your supermarket and all of the sweetener options can be overwhelming. Even plain old sugar comes in a variety of colors, sizes and textures; and then there's molasses, honey and the more esoteric agave syrup -- not to mention the growing variety of calorie-free sweeteners. When do you use what, and why? Granulated sugar...
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How best to prepare for someone who's ill
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Linda Morel, Jewish Exponent Feature
What's Cooking In 1994, my sister-in-law contracted breast cancer. Immediately several women in her synagogue called Wendy's relatives and friends, asking them to prepare meals and deliver them to her home. When they approached me, of course I said yes. All these years later, with Wendy fit and healthy, I had forgotten our cooking cooperative, until a woman in my...
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Have a lot of matzah left and don't know what to do with it? Try this tasty little morsel, which is bound to satisfy any sweet tooth! Chocolate Toffee Matzah (Dairy) 5 matzahs 1 stick butter 1 cup packed brown sugar 2 cups chocolate chips 1/2 cup chopped, salted nuts (almonds, peanuts, walnuts or cashews) Preheat oven to 350°. Line...
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Rebecca Farber Jewish Exponent Feature
With increased developments in diet and health trends, it is no wonder that the seder table is changing to include more specialty kosher food. People with certain nutritional needs -- such as vegetarian or gluten-free diets -- might find that stores and cookbooks offer more resources to adapt Passover meals to meet their needs. For example, vegans looking to include...
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