Saturday, February 24, 2018

Food & Wine

Cooking Is Risky Business

It’s risky to cook new things. Even though you want to. You really do. But you never know how it will turn out. Using new ingredients, new spices, new cooking methods, you never know if anyone will be willing to eat it. And you certainly don’t know if anyone will

Foolproof Hamantashen

Baking hamantashen for Purim is a family tradition for many of us. Also a family tradition for many of us is quickly eating all the hamantashen that have spread open in the oven. As delicious as hamantashen are (no matter how they look), you can’t exactly show them off

The World’s Greatest Recipe

Did you ever notice how some recipes claim to be the best? Actually, not just the best, but the

Royal Wines’ KFWE Wows Sell-Out Crowd With Delicate Bites, Impressive Wines

Tasty wines from Israel, France, Spain, Argentina, Italy, New Zealand and, of course, California’s Napa Valley were on glittering display on Monday at the 12th Kosher Food and Wine Experience, Royal Wines’ annual New York event at Chelsea Piers. Also available for tasting were

Tu B’Shevat: Let Them Eat Cake

Tu B’Shevat. The 15th day of Shevat. When I was growing up it was the day they gave you smelly buckser (dried carob) in a bag, together with dried dates and raisins that no kid wanted to eat. We sang

Kosher Cookbook Club Holds First Event

The Kosher Cookbook Club, a new Facebook group, held its first event on Sunday, January 21. The club was an idea cooked up by the Kosher Dinner Lady, Rachel Berger. “I have a huge collection of cookbooks, some which I have never cooked

It’s Winter, Get Over It

Cold, wind, ice, snow, yada, yada, yada. Okay, we know—it’s freezing! So bundle up and move on! Soups and stews are not making it any warmer, and the thought of them is just stressing me out about needing to cook more! Bomb cyclone? A little melodramatic term coined for the headlines,

Three Fun Food Ideas to Beat Mealtime Madness

Does feeding your kid send you into a frenzy? The reality is that while meal times are a valued part of the familial fabric, they can be more battle than bonding.

“When you make something

SAR Juniors Prepare Homemade Challah to Order

We all know that life can get so hectic. Especially during the winter months, when the sky darkens early, and night seems to appear quite suddenly. Never is that more apparent than on a Friday, with Shabbat preparations frantic, as time quickly runs out. So it’s

The Inbal Serves Up Delicious Orange Vegetable Soup

 (Yields 8 servings)

Ingredients

• 2 large onions

Whatever Your Price Range, Toast 2018 With a Kosher Bubbly

This time of year, even though Rosh Hashanah is long past, with many of us taking a little time off work, it’s easy to get into the celebratory spirit. Since our wedding anniversary is this time of year, my husband and I try to find time to celebrate by opening a special

How to Make the Ultimate Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Someone must have been looking out for me that day, because I had just enough peanut butter left in the jar to make my dream a reality. Get ready to smell the nuttiest bite of heaven, where you’ll find me, floating on cloud nine and munching a cookie.

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