Friday, June 22, 2018

Food & Wine

‘Millennial Kosher’ Gives Fresh Inspiration to Cooks of All Ages

Reviewing: “Millenial Kosher,” by Chani Apfelbaum. ArtScroll Shaar Press, 2018, 320 pages. ISBN-10: 142262055. $31.49.

Launching the Barbecue Season With Zesty Thai Peanut Sauce

With my wide grill pan I don’t have to wait all year for this glorious beginning of barbecue season to enjoy grilled chicken, one of my favorite Friday night dishes. Last week I didn’t have any fresh ginger, which is a must for “traditional” Thai peanut

Grainy Business: What’s the Deal With Whole Grains Anyway?

Most people have feasted their eyes and taste buds on a sandwich of some kind in their lifetime, be it PB&J, grilled cheese or a deli sandwich with the works. The bookends of those sandwiches, aka sliced bread, have definitely progressed over the years, starting out as basic white bread, but

Bon Appetech! Israeli Food and Wine Tech Play Key Roles in the Way We Eat and Enjoy Life

The Jewish state’s renowned “start-up nation” mentality isn’t just confined to creating cyber-security, med-tech or software solutions. During the past 70 years, Israel’s burgeoning food and wine industries have quietly revolutionized product development,

Love Tapenade? Try Olive Turkey Breast!

From the company that recently brought you a new line of Smoked Chicken Pastrami, KJ Poultry continues to bring innovation and quality with their new line of Olive Turkey Breast. The new line of Olive Turkey Breast is available individual slices and in bulk. Made from all natural ingredients,

Enjoy a Flavorful Dinner With Minimal Ingredients

So we are now in the home stretch of the school year. The weather, while still a little fickle, is finally making sense, spring sports are well under way and the sun is setting so late that I think it’s 3 o’clock when it is already 7. That’s actually not so good, because my day gets thrown

The Festival of the First Fruits, the Feast of the First Wines


 

Shavuos is the holiday on which the Am Yisrael celebrates Matan Torah from God at the foot of Har Sinai. There is a well-known custom of eating dairy meals during this holiday. One of the reasons is that Am Yisrael became obligated then to keep all the laws of kashrus. Since the Torah

Tastes Like Spring

I keep checking my garden for signs of life. Okay, I don’t really have a “garden” in the traditional sense of the word, but I do have a backyard, and stuff grows there. Green shoots show up in the spring, and when they do, I am happy.

YINR Women’s League Celebrates [email protected] in a ‘Tasteful’ Way

Sasha Fox and Anya Rackman Wiebke, YINR Women’s League co-chairs, wanted to contribute to Westchester County’s initiative, “Celebrating Israel @ 70,” with an elegant history lesson, cooking demo and dinner. On Erev Yom Ha’atzmaut, in an elegantly

Is the Mediterranean Diet the Secret to Longevity?

We all want to live long and prosperous lives, envisioning our 90-year-old selves exercising in great health and happiness. However, the splash of reality hits us in the face, telling us that nobody holds the magic 8-ball to our futures. There is obviously no way to know today or tomorrow, but perhaps we

Make Spring Menus Pop With New Spice Blends From Pereg

(Courtesy of Pereg Foods) The people who brought you fiery Harissa from Tunisia, exotic Moroccan Ras El Hanout and the

Ready for Pesach

This may sound like a broken record, but getting ready for Pesach is never easy. Is anyone really immune to the stress? Even if you are going away, you still have to shop and pack and travel. For me, it is mostly a mental game. Well, I like to

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