Thursday, October 30, 2014 Heshvan 6, 5775
By:
Linda Morel, JE Feature
Beets have never been a sexy food. They bring up images of someone's bubbe stirring borscht -- the hearty beet soup hailing from Eastern Europe. Although many people shun these bulbous roots, I have always loved beets for their brilliant garnet color and their assertively sweet taste. Blessed with more sucrose than any other vegetable, beets have recently caught the...
Comment0
Savor the flavor of a bold holiday treat
By:
Eileen Goltz, JE Feature
There is no better fruit to use to celebrate the High Holidays than the fig. This rather exotic, tender, purplish-green fruit -- a fixture in ancient manuscripts -- is in season, and ready to be plucked from your store produce sections and celebrated with a festival of dishes. The best way to tell if the fig you're buying is ripe...
Comment0
Leave the carp in the bathrub, and try trout
By:
Eileen Goltz, JE Feature
I was raised like any good Ashkenazi girl to believe that gefilte fish was the fish course that automatically came before any yontif meal. My mom, balabusta that she is, made it from scratch. While I can make it from scratch, too -- thanks to all those year chopping and mixing the stuff for my mother -- I have updated...
Comment0
The 'Big Red' taste is far more versatile than you might imagine
By:
Linda Morel, JE Feature
If a cinnamon gene exists, then my granddaughter inherited it from me. She and I sprinkle it on everything from oatmeal to vanilla ice-cream. It adds new dimension to French toast and grapefruit. And believe it or not, we love cinnamon in turkey meatballs and lamb stew. While in European cuisine, cinnamon is used as a flavoring in baking, cooks...
Comment0
No need for heat for these cool after-dinner treats
By:
Keri Fisher, JE Feature
I love to entertain during the summer -- just marinate some meat, fire up the grill, toss a few salads, mix up a pitcher of sangria, and you're good to go. But dessert always throws me for a loop. Icebox cake has been in my family for generations. It's a combination of boxed pudding, Cool-Whip and graham crackers, layered in...
Comment0
Advertisement
Advertisement

Advertisement