Thursday, July 24, 2014 Tammuz 26, 5774

George Gershwin was a natural wonder whose talent was turning out masterpiece after masterpiece
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I remember once sitting at the bar of a trendy Center City restaurant some time in the late-'80s and overhearing the couple next to me talking about the music being quietly piped into the place. At one point, the woman asked her companion if he knew the name of the song that was playing; he shrugged his shoulders and said...
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Your meals can be limitless, thanks to a wealth of new products on the market
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Ethel Hofman
THE JEWISH KITCHEN Kosher for Passover -- that used to mean a very limited number of ingredients that could be used to prepare eight days of meals. Remembering my mother's super-brief ingredient list from our island home -- matzahs, matzah meal and olive oil -- and comparing it with my own contemporary list -- where Passover items range from breakfast...
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Still, here are some alternatives for the non-gefilte crowd
There are two fish camps when it comes to Pesach -- those who insist on serving gefilte fish and those who, well, wouldn't serve it if it were the last food on earth and Moshe was coming to the seder. I live in the "you can't eat enough of it" world; my husband, not so much. He lives in a...
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Eileen Goltz
When you're celebrating Pesach, one thing is certain, there will be eggs. Some will get broken, others will be incorporated into "family favorite" recipes and others -- those special few that are chosen -- will be hard-cooked. One note of safety: Never ever microwave eggs in their shells. Steam builds up too quickly inside; they will explode and you will...
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SPEAKIING VOLUMES I can pinpoint with great accuracy the moment I fell in love with the photography of André Kertész, and that's because it was predicated on a misunderstanding. It happened in the Eighth Street Bookshop, one of Manhattan's legendary locales. It's long-gone now, its passing much lamented by those of us lucky enough to have lived in Greenwich Village...
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