Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Elul 21, 5774
It's an addictive fruit, so be forewarned
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Eileen Goltz, JE Feature
A poem for my friendly neighborhood mango fans: "Mango me baby, it's the fruit you need to eat, It's got vitamins and nutrients, and it can tenderize meat Sweet and tart and lusciously golden, red and green in hue This tropical fruit is perfect for me and for you." OK, so I'm not waiting for the Pulitzer Prize committee to...
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Israelis love to do it, especially on any holiday occasion
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Louise Fiszer, JE Feature
Like many of us, Israelis head for the hills on any given holiday or long weekend to go camping. The forests and deserts are dotted with tents, RVs and campsites of all sorts, while clouds of smoke emanate from a barbecue grill. Israelis love to cook in the woods, whether camping for a week or just an afternoon picnic. It...
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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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