Thursday, August 28, 2014 Elul 2, 5774
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Sections > Cooks & Cuisine Eileen Goltz, JE Feature
I've come to believe that the oldest cooking ingredient known to man (besides manna) may be vinegar. According to the Vinegar Institute (yes, there is a vinegar institute; check it out at: versatilevinegar.org ), the use of this substance can be traced back 10,000 years. In fact, flavored vinegars have existed almost as long, which explains the wide variety of...
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Keri Fisher, JE Feature
This time of year, the pace of life slows down, leaving us to enjoy long evenings in the fading twilight, relaxing in the balmy temperatures and cool breezes. This, to me, is the very best part of summer. While I enjoy the hearty vegetables of autumn and warming stews of winter, there's nothing I like more than a simple meal...
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Linda Morel, JE Feature
Nothing says summer entertaining like an array of stunning drinks in a rainbow of colors. Whether they are blends of alcohol or perky soft beverages, for maximum impact, pour these smart cocktails or juicy concoctions into crystal pitchers, punch bowls or just the right glass. To get the party started on a high note, begin serving these refreshing beauties the...
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It's too easy being green, so go beyond your comfort zone
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Linda Morel, JE Feature
For decades, you could count on finding a head of lettuce in my refrigerator. But I got bored with eating a tossed salad every night. Then came the rise of the mesclum mix. These medleys of baby lettuces made life so convenient. What could be easier than purchasing leaves in bite-sized pieces, avoiding a lot of cutting and chopping while...
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Eileen Goltz, JE Feature
At the risk of giving away my true age, I can remember shucking fresh peas at the kitchen counter with my mom. Call me old-fashioned, but I still do this whenever I can. Sadly, these days, few folks seem to want to take the time to find shuck-able peas, and then sit down and shell them. That's a darn shame...
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