Friday, December 26, 2014 Tevet 4, 5775
By:
Keri Fisher, JE Feature
This time of year, the pace of life slows down, leaving us to enjoy long evenings in the fading twilight, relaxing in the balmy temperatures and cool breezes. This, to me, is the very best part of summer. While I enjoy the hearty vegetables of autumn and warming stews of winter, there's nothing I like more than a simple meal...
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By:
Linda Morel, JE Feature
Nothing says summer entertaining like an array of stunning drinks in a rainbow of colors. Whether they are blends of alcohol or perky soft beverages, for maximum impact, pour these smart cocktails or juicy concoctions into crystal pitchers, punch bowls or just the right glass. To get the party started on a high note, begin serving these refreshing beauties the...
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It's too easy being green, so go beyond your comfort zone
By:
Linda Morel, JE Feature
For decades, you could count on finding a head of lettuce in my refrigerator. But I got bored with eating a tossed salad every night. Then came the rise of the mesclum mix. These medleys of baby lettuces made life so convenient. What could be easier than purchasing leaves in bite-sized pieces, avoiding a lot of cutting and chopping while...
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By:
Eileen Goltz, JE Feature
At the risk of giving away my true age, I can remember shucking fresh peas at the kitchen counter with my mom. Call me old-fashioned, but I still do this whenever I can. Sadly, these days, few folks seem to want to take the time to find shuck-able peas, and then sit down and shell them. That's a darn shame...
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It's an addictive fruit, so be forewarned
By:
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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