Monday, September 15, 2014 Elul 20, 5774

And nothing ensures that more than oodles of desserts
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Louise Fiszer
BEYOND CHICKEN SOUP As soon as I see the first fall apples and pears appear in the markets, my thoughts turn to Rosh Hashanah. And by the time you read this column, all my desserts and soup will be sitting in the freezer, waiting for the holidays. In the days prior to this Jewish New Year, I'll be out of...
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SPEAKING VOLUMES There's perhaps no way that any reviewer, in such a relatively small space, could possibly convey the riches that have been amassed -- or more accurately, that were amassed more than 20 years ago -- between the covers of 20th Century Jewish Religious Thought . (For the record, when the book first appeared from Scribner's publishers in 1987,...
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Eileen Goltz
The color and flavor of honey differ depending on a bee's nectar source (the blossoms). In fact, there are more than 300 unique kinds of honey in the United States and even more available throughout the world, coming from such diverse floral sources as clover, eucalyptus and orange blossom. In general, lighter colored honeys are mild in flavor, while darker...
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The heat is on -- in the ovens, that is. Everyone is out shopping or bustling in their kitchens in preparation for the holidays. If you haven't already completed your menu, take these tasty ideas into consideration. Turkey Tenderloins With Caramelized Onions (Meat) Fresh thyme and sweet onions add lots of flavor to a very simple sauté. 1 tsp. vegetable...
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A whisper of the afterlife, from a man who knows grieving
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SPEAKING VOLUMES I approached Dan Gordon's slim little book, Postcards From Heaven , recently published by the Free Press, with a certain amount of trepidation. First, there was the subtitle: Messages of Love From the Other Side , and the fact that Gordon was head writer of the TV series "Highway to Heaven." That's the one where actor Michael Landon...
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