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My not-so-healthy Jewish food resolution for 2020 sounds simple: eat more blintzes. But as with the best blintzes, it’s a little more complex than this simple statement.  more
This originally appeared on The Nosher. Winter months require a steady stream of comfort food for survival. But the start of the year also brings a time when people are more health-focused, perhaps even cutting their meat intake. more
This article originally appeared on The Nosher. The 2010s saw chickpeas rise to fame in the manner that God always intended. The king of chickpea dishes, hummus, turned from a hippy health food to a fridge staple. This was great in terms of accessibility, but not so great for preserving the authenticity of the dish. I’ve said it once, I’ll say it a thousand times: Hummus is not a catchall term for dip. It means “chickpea” in Arabic, so if a product contains little-to-no chickpeas and too many other funky ingredients (edamame, pumpkin and beetroot come to mind), it is not hummus. more
That’s right – to raise awareness of breast cancer, organizers of the annual challah bake have turned this year’s event pink. On Jan. 23, from 6 to 7 p.m., there will be BRCA screenings, educational resources and breast cancer survivors offering their stories, along with food and beverages, at the bake at Temple Emanu-El, in Providence. At 7 p.m., challah preparation will begin. more
If I’m hosting brunch, it’s a pretty sure bet that I’ll make shakshuka. Saucy, spicy and runny with egg, it’s a universally beloved dish that, to its credit (and my … more
I know that sufganiyot – jelly doughnuts – are traditional and beloved for Hanukkah. But I feel confident that once you try these easy and incredibly delicious ricotta fritters, you … more
Everyone loves potato latkes, but no one likes the mess of frying them or the guilt associated with eating them. So try my latkes, which are baked in the oven and easily won over my … more
Like any cultural group worth its salt, Jews communicate love through cooking. And while many epically outstanding women who also happen to be loving Jewish grandmothers do not cook (see: Ruth … more
(Alma via JTA) – For most Jews, the etrog, a thick-rinded citrus, is relegated to a fleeting, supporting role. Held beside the lulav (palm frond) once a year during the upcoming festival of … more
(The Nosher via JTA) – Yom Kippur is one of the most, if not the most, important day on the Jewish calendar. For many Jews, fasting and being in synagogue is the focus of the … more
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