Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Elul 22, 5774
Root vegetables, as featured in the main story this week, clearly have considerable versatility. They can be utilized to create a main or side dish, to fill a sandwich with bursts of flavor, and can even get a pleasant workout when it comes to dessert. Sweet potatoes, of all such vegetables, have become popular in today's cuisines. Sweet-potato fries may...
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By:
Eileen Goltz, Jewish Exponent Feature
Let's face it: There was a time in the not-too-distant past when most of our main meals revolved around beef -- or some other type of red meat. With the newest medical warnings about what too much meat can do to our "innards," many of us have decided that it's best eaten once or twice a week. While I'm truly...
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Sample some British fare masquerading as American comfort food
By:
Ethel G. Hofman
Some of my most memorable, tasty meals have been in the country pubs of England and Scotland. Inside, the atmosphere is jovial, the room dim and smoke-filled (although now in some pubs, no smoking is the rule). It's a gathering place for young and old, male and female, where everyone is welcome. Every village has at least one such pub...
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By:
Rivka Tal, Jewish Exponent Feature
A TASTE OF ISRAEL I've heard it said that there are really a very limited number of recipes in the world -- that there are basic ones from which all others evolve. Who was the first person in the world to have the idea of wrapping little pastries around a savory filling? He/she could possibly claim the patent for wontons,...
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Abundant in vitamins and minerals, they're economical, too
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Linda Morel, Jewish Exponent Feature
I used to be intimidated by dried beans. The thought of soaking them made me nervous. But when I realized all it takes to be an aficionado is boiling water, I began preparing every kind of dried bean imaginable. Then I became a snob, pitying people who bought canned beans. But I've passed through that phase and now incorporate both...
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