Saturday, August 15, 2020

Food & Wine

The Freedom to Choose

Pesach is Chag Hamatzos. People often ask which wine pairs best with Matzos. There are two answers to this question: Either no wine pairs with Matza, or all wines do. And that’s without getting into the discussion about gebrocht and non-gebrocht.

A Tale of the Wine Queen

It was in the times of Herzog Special Edition Cabernet Sauvignon Chalk Hill 2016. In the year 5779, King Herzog Chalk Hill 2016 reigned over the Kosher Wine Kingdom, from California through Bordeaux and Israel. The King was a powerful, full-bodied, complex wine

Special Purim Recipes: Hamantashen and Nunt

New recipes appeal to me, and I love to try new foods. However, when Shabbat or Yom Tov comes along, my first priority is the traditional foods that my grandmothers, z”l, used to prepare. With Purim looming, my thoughts have turned to hamantashen and nunt. 

Everyone knows what hamantashen are. There

Savory Sundried Tomato and Onion Hamantashen


  • 1 package round mini pizza dough (or 18 3 by 3 rounds cut from pizza dough)/alternate: you can also use puff pastry dough
  • 6 large Spanish onions, sliced thin
  • 1 box baby bella mushrooms,

Sipping and Nibbling at KFWE 2019

The 2019 New York City Kosher Food and Wine Experience, hosted by Royal Wine Corporation, brought together over 400 kosher wines, many with their winemakers on hand, and some of the area’s most delicious kosher food for the trade, media and

Kosher Crops Aims to Create the ‘Cleanest, Freshest’ Salad Greens 

While leafy greens contain essential vitamins, minerals and dietary fiber, they are particularly susceptible to infestation. Unwashed greens commonly house tiny insects such as aphids, thrips, leafminers and cabbageworms. Checking salad greens for these charming creepy crawlies takes a lot

NASCK Consecrates Unique Florida Cemetery

On Sunday, January 6, 2019, in Lake Worth, Florida, the National Association for Chevra Kadisha (NASCK) consecrated a nonprofit cemetery dedicated to providing a dignified burial for every Jew, regardless of their level of observance or financial

Recipes, Tips and Prayers Connect the Norene Gilletz Facebook Family

Who would have imagined in 1968 that a woman who revolutionized the world of kosher cooking in Canada, with the cookbook she compiled for the Mt. Sinai Chapter of B’nai Brith Women, would become a household name for gourmands and chefs throughout the world? “Second Helpings Please,” Norene

Kosher and French: Tasting Côtes du Rhône Wines

Part I of III

 In an effort to better understand the wines in today’s kosher marketplace, we decided to go

Great ‘Under $25’ Israeli Wines to Enjoy in 2019

As much a privilege as it is to taste wines for work, it’s a

Is Your Bread Still Kosher?

Bimbo Bakeries USA, which owns many of the nationally distributed bread and bun brands in America, including Arnold’s, Oroweat, Thomas’, Sara Lee, Stroehmann, Freihofer’s and Entenmann’s, made the decision in 2017 to drop the world’s largest kosher

#KosherFoodies Attend Kosherfest 2018

Kosherfest is the world’s largest and most well attended kosher-certified products trade show. The 30th annual event was held this year on November 13 and 14 at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, New Jersey. Kosherfest attracts chain supermarkets, food-service establishments, major kosher labels and

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