Saturday, December 27, 2014 Tevet 5, 5775

Ditch the fake stuff, and discover what natural goodness is all about
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Linda Morel
NEW YORK The problem with Thanksgiving is the food. Though it's a lovely family holiday, most traditional Thanksgiving recipes -- the mashed and sweet potatoes, chestnut stuffings, cornbread dressings, whipped parsnips, pastries and pies -- call for butter. Riddled with fat and cholesterol, butter also poses a challenge to people who keep kosher. Jewish dietary laws prohibit the mixing of...
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Fresh, canned or dried cranberries add a festive touch to everything from breads and desserts to entrees and sandwiches. So get creative with these delightful recipes. Cranberries are also rich in antioxidants, as well as good for the bladder. For Thanksgiving breakfast -- or anytime you're craving something sweet and tart -- try these flavorful treats. Cranberry-Praline Quick Bread (dairy)...
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This is the holiday of turkey; there's really no getting around that. But that doesn't mean you have to buy a huge bird and stuff it. Turkey is an especially versatile meat, easy to handle and cook, and it boasts health benefits over fattier fare. These recipes come courtesy of a brand-new book called Enlitened Kosher Cooking by Nechama Cohen,...
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Your 98-year-old Bubba ever talk about her ultimate dream -- to walk (slowly) down a red carpet shimmying in a thong while ladling out chicken soup to her many admirers -- including that 20-year-old college dropout who just moved in next door? It's not a pretty picture. But it may be a winning video. "It's Your Show," says Carson Daly...
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M.J. Fine
I get frustrated sometimes. Like when I go to see an exciting new band and I can count the audience members on my hands. Or when I hear a tired old Elton John song on the radio for the third time in two hours. One thing that's sure to cheer me up is thinking about the Dresden Dolls. Not that...
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