Wednesday, August 20, 2014 Av 24, 5774
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Wigged out about starring in their first major film? Who could blame Jeana Zettler and Ashley Cutrona, portraying war-ready Wiggies -- a juicy junior high vocal team taking glee-bashing their Ivory Snow-covered competition, the Five Ovations, in "Standing Ovation," opening July 16. Standing O? Standing "oy"! "Well, yes, we are the meanies," says Cutrona, chuckling. But they're not "Mean Girls,"...
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Why is this ice-cream different from all other ice creams? Maybe because it has chocolate matzah swirled in. Passover in July: Afikomen as frozen dessert? Better find it before it melts. Pass that around the Passover seder table. The Chozen people -- Ronne Fisher and her daughters, Meredith Fisher and Isabelle Krishana -- are churning out kosher ice-cream concoctions to...
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Daphna Berman, JE Feature
As Denise Powell tells it, she grew up on two kinds of soul food. The first, which her mother cooked for the family, consisted of smothered fried chicken, homemade biscuits, and fried tomatoes in gravy. The other, which her mother cooked outside the home, included brisket, onion kugel, and chicken livers cooked in schmaltz. "I grew up on black soul...
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Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
July 4th has become the midsummer getaway. It might be a week at the shore or a long weekend in the mountains. But wherever you decide to roost, make sure you've got a lot of good food on hand. It's one of the main attractions of being together away from the daily grind. Vacation kitchens are usually small in size,...
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Keri Fisher, JE Feature
When the days are longer and the nights warmer, there's nothing better than lounging about outside -- on a deck or even the lawn -- watching the kids play as the sun sets and the lightening bugs start to appear. It's also the perfect time of year for homemade frozen treats to help cool everyone off. These desserts vary from...
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