Thursday, October 2, 2014 Tishri 8, 5775
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Linda Morel, Jewish Exponent Feature
WHAT'S COOKING? As the year races to a close, daylight hours are scant, Dec. 31 deadlines loom, and there are more people to entertain than at other seasons. With all that going on, there seems to be less time than ever to make dinner. For people on the run, last-minute main courses are lifesavers. In a pinch, you can always...
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Rivka Tal, JE Feature
Chanukah doesn't always have to mean brisket with latkes -- or fried foods only.
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By:
Rivka Tal, Jewish Exponent Feature
The festive holiday of Chanukah lasts eight days -- even here in Israel, where some of the holidays are short a day. And it's a good thing, too, for we have eight days in which to light candles every night and show thanks for the Jews' miraculous victory over the Greeks.
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And cheese, too, since it played a significant part in the lore of Chanukah
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Sybil Kaplan, JTA
Latkes and sufganiyot, the jelly-filled doughnuts especially popular in Israel, are well-known Chanukah fare made with oil to signify the holiday tale.
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By:
Linda Morel | JE Feature
On a recent trip to Rome, I witnessed something I'd never seen before. A waiter spun hot capellini inside a wheel of pecorino romano cheese, coating each strand. Turning the capellini onto a plate, he finished it with plenty of freshly ground black pepper.
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