Sunday, April 20, 2014 Nisan 20, 5774
What exactly is a pumpkin? A vegetable? No. A fruit? Yes. A fruit is defined as being the part of the plant that contains seeds. The average pumpkin contains about a cup of seeds, so they are most definitely a fruit. Pumpkins come in a multitude of colors, shapes and sizes. They're grown green, yellow, red, white, blue and even...
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Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
THE JEWISH KITCHEN On a sunny afternoon this past summer, a group of us climbed into a minivan to search for culture, cuisine, and "bed and breakfasts." Our route took us up north through New York's Finger Lakes region, then on to Stratford, Ontario, followed by a trip south to Pennsylvania's own "Grand Canyon." B&B's have become the ultimate boutique...
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Rivka Tal, JE Feature
Cilantro is quite popular in Israel, and all over the Middle East and North Africa. It's part and parcel of Tex-Mex, Thai and Indian traditional cooking as well. But it's one of those things in the food world: You either love those pungent, sage-citrusy-tasting leaves or you hate them. It seems that there's very little middle ground. Scientists explain that...
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Old-fashioned simmering method is making a comeback
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Linda Morel
WHAT'S COOKING? Braising is back in style. Dormant for decades, it's a skill that has become trendy on the Food Network and in cooking magazines. Yet it's a method that my grandmother used nearly every night when she made dinner. If she were still alive, she'd laugh at braising's new status. Contradictory in nature, braising entails searing food in fat...
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The cool air has arrived, and with it comes the lovely aroma of food cooking in the kitchen. What better way to welcome in the fall than with a batch of freshly made cookies? And these recipes won't leave you second-guessing -- they're tasty and good for you (and the kids). Almond-and-Honey Butter Cookies (Dairy) This thumbprint cookie uses honey...
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