Thursday, December 18, 2014 Kislev 26, 5775

As opposed to, watch your weight, for the High Holidays
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Linda Morel, JE Feature
While Rosh Hashanah is one of Judaism's most joyous holidays, it's also the start of a series of celebrations and sumptuous meals, and a challenge for people trying to maintain their weight. This is especially true for observant Jews who, by the end of Sukkot's eight days, might consume about 20 holiday meals, if you include Shabbat dinners and lunches,...
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In recent years, Israeli restaurants have come into their own, but replicating those tasty and exotic dishes has not been easy for the home chef. Now, with the publication of What's Cooking? at Hadassah College in Jerusalem, that task has been made much easier. The educational institution -- located in the heart of Jerusalem and sponsored by Hadassah: The Women's...
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Manischewitz kosher foods and Susie Fishbein, the author of the new Kosher by Design, Short on Time: Fabulous Food Faster , have teamed up to bring out some delicious new dessert recipes and products just in time for the holidays. Note that serving kugel in individual portions makes for an elegant presentation and helps with portion control -- always needed...
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Jewish food is not traditionally known for its healthy qualities. In fact, it is often perceived as heavy and fat-laden -- a "heart attack on a plate." This reputation is based largely on our limited knowledge of the food of northern and eastern Europe. But if you delve farther afield, you'll find an exciting, eclectic and above all, healthy, range...
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Memories, the raw and the cooked
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There are books that, the moment they appear, announce themselves as classics. In Memory's Kitchen is one of them. This collection of recipes written by women incarcerated in Terezin, the Czech concentration camp north of Prague, was first published 10 years ago by Jason Aronson. Now Rowman & Littlefield has had the good sense to return it to print in...
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