Friday, August 1, 2014 Av 5, 5774
Author insists: It's not just a cookbook, it's a mitzvah project
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Linda Morel, Jewish Exponent Feature
WHAT'S COOKING? Falling on May 1 this year, Holocaust Remembrance Day also marks the anniversary of the Warsaw ghetto uprising. What could be more meaningful than honoring survivors through the foods they savored before World War II forever changed their lives? Joanne Caras compiled the Holocaust Survivor Cookbook: Collected from Around the World . Alongside the 129 recipes in the...
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Eileen Goltz, Jewish Exponent Feature
SLICE OF LIFE One of the biggest problems with the week of Pesach is that so much of the food is so heavy. Eggs, oil, matzah meal and meat -- lots and lots of meat and chicken, and then maybe some more meat. Sometimes, all you want is a little bit of nothing to fill in the times between the...
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Rivka Tal, Jewish Exponent Feature
Let's face it, sometimes Passover food can get monotonous -- how many potatoes can one person eat? So when the family tires of chicken and potatoes or roast and potatoes, why not try using whole matzah as a raw material? There are matzah kugels and matzah roll-ups. Sephardi Jews often dampen matzah before eating it; then it can be filled...
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Desserts can be delicious without the milk and butter
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Linda Morel
WHAT'S COOKING? With all the various restrictions, are decent desserts even possible during Passover? "My particular talent is working around restriction," replies Paula Shoyer, author of last year's The Kosher Baker: Over 160 Dairy-Free Recipes From Traditional to Trendy . Her cookbook contains a chapter on Passover baking, as well as many sensational recipes minus the flour or yeast --...
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Louise Fiszer
BEYOND CHICKEN SOUP No sooner than the final crumbs of hamantashen are consumed, my attention turns to the next holiday and its desserts. What's helpful is that this part of the Passover seder meal can successfully be prepared beforehand and then frozen. The last thing I want to do on the days of heavy-duty Passover cooking is worry about putting...
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