Friday, April 18, 2014 Nisan 18, 5774

Pickle … Jews? More than that to drink in - pickle Arabs: That's the sweet and sour of it in "Pickles, Inc.," a winsomely wonderful documentary about a game group of poverty-level Israeli Arab women/widows with enough vim and vigor - and vinegar - to form their own firm in a feminist-unfriendly environment. "Pickles, Inc." airs as part of PBS/Thirteen-WNET's...
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These days, Michael Eisner sounds exactly like a member of my family. Let me explain. A few weeks ago, I noted that I was not a great fan of sleepover camps, but that my opinion was anomalous - and I needed to look no farther than my wife and three children (and lots of other relatives) to prove my point,...
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Fruit and veggie breads, fresh from the oven
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Ethel Hofman, JE Feature
Psychologists say that food aromas linger in the memory longer than actual taste. That’s why realtors suggest that sellers bake apples, chocolate-chip cookies or a loaf of bread just before their house is being shown. The smells instill an at-home feeling filled with warm memories. But you don’t need to wait to sell home and hearth in order to enjoy...
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Pack up the healthy fare for school kids
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Lorna Rosenberg, JE Feature
School is rapidly approaching, and with it comes the big question: What’s for lunch? Packing one has its issues: Young adults often shy away from taking lunch from home because it’s not “cool,” and for parents, it can be time-consuming and repetitious. Yet there are a variety of reasons in favor of doing so. Bringing lunch can be healthier, more...
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A first anniversary for an extended culinary venture
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Chef Matt Becker remembers the first time he asked his boss for schmaltz to make a signature Jewish dish. “I learned a lot of Jewish cuisine through my mother and grandmother,” explains Becker, the chef of Steve Stein’s Famous Deli & Restaurant in Northeast Philadelphia, who grew up not too far from the Krewston Road landmark. “So when I was...
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