Friday, August 22, 2014 Av 26, 5774
By:
Eileen Goltz, Jewish Exponent Feature
Oh joy! It’s that time of year when we get to eat honey cake (yes, this is sarcasm). Okay, before you get your yontif nose out of joint, I will freely admit that I’m among the minority of the tribe that really never cared for this quintessential holiday treat. It’s probably not my favorite because my mom didn’t care for...
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WHAT'S COOKING?
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Linda Morel, Jewish Exponent Feature
Two years ago, our family planted its first vegetable garden. With the best of intentions, the 2010 and 2011 ­seasons were a bust. We ­didn't harvest enough to cover a salad plate. My two granddaughters' hopes were dashed by this meager showing. But this summer, with raised beds, enriched soil and some experience behind us, our garden yielded more lettuce,...
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By:
Helen Nash, Jewish Telegraphic Agency
NEW YORK Cooking has been a passion for me, and passing on my knowledge and experience to a new kosher audience is one of my greatest joys. When my two earlier books were published -- Kosher Cuisine and Helen Nash's Kosher Kitchen --that joy was mingled with regret at having to exclude so many more appetizing dishes and ideas about...
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By:
Rivka Tal
Even a die-hard diet soda addict like me often longs for something different on sweltering summer days. Old-Fashioned Lemonade (Pareve) 8 lemons 1 and 1/4 to 1 and 1/2 cups sugar 2 quarts water 2 trays ice cubes 15 sprigs of mint (optional) Wash lemons. Cut into very thin slices and remove seeds. Place in a large bowl. Cover with...
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By:
Eileen Goltz, Jewish Exponent Feature
I am a huge fan of dessert. In fact, if given the choice, I'd eat it first. But while baking is my typical modus operandi, when the temperature heads toward the thermonuclear zone, my feelings lean less toward baking and more toward how cold can I make dessert? Take the quaintly named icebox cake. For those of us not born...
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