Tuesday, September 23, 2014 Elul 28, 5774

Desserts can be delicious without the milk and butter
By:
Linda Morel
WHAT'S COOKING? With all the various restrictions, are decent desserts even possible during Passover? "My particular talent is working around restriction," replies Paula Shoyer, author of last year's The Kosher Baker: Over 160 Dairy-Free Recipes From Traditional to Trendy . Her cookbook contains a chapter on Passover baking, as well as many sensational recipes minus the flour or yeast --...
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By:
Louise Fiszer
BEYOND CHICKEN SOUP No sooner than the final crumbs of hamantashen are consumed, my attention turns to the next holiday and its desserts. What's helpful is that this part of the Passover seder meal can successfully be prepared beforehand and then frozen. The last thing I want to do on the days of heavy-duty Passover cooking is worry about putting...
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Israeli director puts his ear to the ground of a Bedouin village, and is startled at just what he doesn't hear
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Silence is golden and, in some cases, pure gold. Just look at filmmaker Oded Adomi Leshem's bulging bio and see it glisten from the addition of "Voices From El-Sayed." El-Sayed says it all for the Israeli director's career soundtrack as he shows his film about the Israel village with, it is reported, the most deaf/hearing-impaired residents per capita on the...
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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
By:
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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