Monday, October 20, 2014 Tishri 26, 5775
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Beyond Citron and Rose, a minor kosher renaissance seems to be brewing around the region. The owners of Max & David's have purchased and kashered a former Mexican food truck that could soon be vending smoked brisket sandwiches, wraps, salads, pareve desserts and dairy-free gelato. Most likely, it'll be located somewhere between the University of Pennsylvania and Drexel University starting...
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Jamie Geller, Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Want to know a little secret that helps me keep my kitchen cool during the major food holiday that's fast approaching? Last year, 99 percent of what I made for Passover wouldn't qualify as a Passover recipe. Of course the dishes were all kosher for Passover, but they didn't require any major Passover ingredient tweaks. These recipes were , however,...
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Ethel Hofman, Jewish Exponent Feature
For home cooks, the eight days of Passover have always constituted a challenge. The basic rule has been that any product that is fermented or can cause fermentation may not be eaten. That includes five grains: wheat, rye, barley, oats and spelt. However, Sephardic tradition has always allowed rice to be used. Growing up in Scotland in the 1960s, as...
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Rivka Tal, Jewish Exponent Feature
A TASTE OF ISRAEL Call them suppers or dinners or even lunches: The principle is the same. During those busy pre-Passover days, we want to get out of the kitchen quickly (so we can clean out our pantry or beat the shopping crowds and/or do any number of other pre-Pesach preps). Every year, we hear that "an army marches on...
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Eileen Goltz, Jewish Exponent Feature
Yes, it's that crazy cleaning, pre-Passover time of the year when you think you have to eat or throw out anything and everything that you can't use during the eight days of the chag. Sprinkle bread crumbs on everything, finish up the oatmeal, corn meal, cup cakes, sweet rolls and cereal in two days and try and figure out where...
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