Friday, April 18, 2014 Nisan 18, 5774
The turkey may be the star, but the accompaniments make the meal
For some families, tradition reigns supreme at Thanksgiving. Unfortunately, what's familiar on the Thanksgiving table isn't always the best. So this year, I'm going to mix up things a bit with some new side dishes. Stuffed roasted squash is a great side dish, as well as a vegetarian entrée option. Roasting the squash first gives it big flavor and helps...
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Needless to say, the lunchroom hasn't been a busy place this week at Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy, with the teachers on strike and the students out of school. But thanks to a project put together by Max & David's, which handles the school's dining needs, the Jewish Relief Agency and the Klein JCC's Cook for a Friend program, this...
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Louise Fiszer, JE Feature
Gone is the fun and flavor of the outside grill. Let's face it -- it's November, and the cooler weather is here. All of which means we can get back into the kitchen for some serious cooking with burners and ovens going full blast. The Jewish holidays are well past us, so we can say goodbye to brisket and matzah...
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Just in time for the holiday season, the Manischewitz company announces the launching of its fourth annual cook-off event, designed to encourage home cooks to challenge themselves in preparing a kosher meal -- this year, using the new Manischewitz all-natural broth, made with chicken and beef. The contest encourages men and women to experiment with different ethnic foods and think...
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Israeli director moves into new role with wartime messages lived and learned
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"I'm not there," the two military men seem to say as they morbidly grapple with guarding the precious, if onerous, cargo they cart back home -- news that the wife/mother they greet as the door opens has had her soldier spouse/son/daughter die in combat. As attendants to the Army's Casualty Notification service, the soldiers seem like casualties themselves, dissociated from...
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