Sunday, April 20, 2014 Nisan 20, 5774

A tale of Italian edibles
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Ethel G. Hofman- JE Feature
Rome is a city of contrasts. By day, you can eat on a sun-dappled, rooftop terrace, watching below as Smart cars (two-seater autos that don't guzzle up gas) and Vespas maneuver around Renaissance bathtub fountains at breakneck speed. At night, you can find yourself dancing in trendy nightclubs with off-beat disc jockeys. And then, there's a part of Rome that...
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Celebrate Tu B'Shevat with these two tasty recipes, using apples and pecans, courtesy of The Kosher Palette . Baked Apples With Pecans (Pareve) 9 Rome or Granny Smith apples 1/2 cup applesauce 1/2 cup dark raisins 1/3 cup chopped pecans 1/2 cup sugar, divided 1 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon, divided 4 tsps. unsalted margarine Preheat oven...
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What a stand-up guy. Not that stand-up comedian Rich Vos has always been able to avoid being falling-down drunk. But as he prepares to offer his comic relief to a public strung out on serious global misgivings, Vos voices his chai-five of victory: "Besides being a proud parent, I am happy to say that I just celebrated 18 years clean...
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Just what would Wagner say? Doesn't matter; Israelis are saying ken to "Springtime for Hitler," the masterpiece of mishugas and the centerpiece of "The Producers," which just opened to SRO - Smoking Room Only - in a Tel Aviv theater. According to a news-wire report, Israeli audiences - who wag their finger, the third one - at anyone even suggesting...
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I love running across magazines and books I've never heard of before. But though it's exhilarating in one sense, there's a measure of frustration to it as well. I'm always a little miffed that I allowed something to get by me. Still, if the item I've come across proves to be a real find, then the frustration dissipates, and I...
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