Tuesday, March 28, 2023

Food & Wine

Wagon Wheels & Magnolia Lace Trumpets

Pashat Naso inspiration:

“The Nasi-ei (leaders) of Israel, the heads of their fathers’ houses, presented … their offering before Hashem: six covered wagons and twelve oxen, a wagon for each two nasi and an ox for each; they presented them in


Jamie Geller Publishes Cookbook to Help Israel’s Struggling Farmers

Highlighting: “Farmer’s Kitchen: 50 Recipes Celebrating Israel’s Veggies and Their Growers” by Jamie Geller. Independently published. 2022. Hardcover. English. 128 pages. ISBN-13: 979-8829334420.

(Courtesy of Support Our Farmers) Seven-time bestselling cookbook


Celebrating Shavuot With Rosé

Our case for lighter wines this season continues with four unpretentious, well-crafted rosés we suggest for Shavuot.

Armonia Moscato Rosé

A rosé above the fray. Without self-consciousness or condescension, this


Enjoy Cheesecake Bites for Shavuot Courtesy of Tnuva

(Courtesy of Tnuva) What would Shavuot be like without Tnuva?

Tnuva boasts a fantastic collection of cheeses and dairy products that work perfectly for every dairy dish, savory or sweet; and all have mehudar kosher certification.

Enjoy Tnuva’s trademark


Lemon and Poppy Seed Scones and Marble Halva

Parshat Bechukotai inspiration:

“Any tithe of the land, of the seed of the land, of the fruit of the tree, belongs to Hashem: It is holy to Hashem.”

Lemon and poppy seed scones! Seed of the land—check. Fruit of the tree—check. And I have been


Mouthwatering Wines for Shavuot

As opposed to Purim, Pesach or even Sukkot, Shavuot is typically not a holiday that people associate with drinking wine. As we celebrate Matan Torah, the custom is to learn Torah all night long in its honor. Yes, wine can induce drowsiness. That usually happens when one is already tired to begin


Top Kitchen & Deli Jobs in New Jersey

Kitchen and deli jobs are a critical part of the New Jersey culture. Whether you’re stopping in for a deli sandwich, finding a great sit-down restaurant, or buying a few pounds of meat for dinner, kitchens and delis play a large part in keeping the New Jersey spirit going strong. That means the state will always need people behind the counter helping them with their


Special Cheesecakes For Shavuot

Every year I like to look through my cheesecake file and try something different. If you are like me, you will enjoy these cakes.


Tnuva Light Shavuos Treat



Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? Introducing White Wines for This Season

As you turn up the flames this Yom Yerushalayim, Memorial Day or even Shavuot, turn up the acid with a good French Chablis or Sancerre. Such a move will surely increase the pleasure of any salty brine, which will in turn make every sip even more satisfying, as you will likewise perceive less acid in the


Rorie Weisberg Shares Food That Loves You Back

Highlighting: “Food You Love: That Loves You Back” by Rorie Weisberg. Mesorah Publications Ltd. 2022. Hardcover. 352 pages. ISBN-13: 978-1422630976.

(Courtesy of Artscroll) Since 2015, Rorie Weisberg, CHC, recipe developer, health columnist and founder of Full ‘N Free, has


Rorie's Recipes

Introducing “Food You Love: That Loves You Back,” Rorie Weisberg of Full ‘N Free’s latest hit, published by ArtScroll. If you thought healthy food was weird, bland or boring, think again. This cookbook transforms all your traditional favorites into nourishing, good-for-you, well-balanced dishes that you,


Gush Etzion Winery: The White Gems of Eretz Yisrael

One of the many Israeli wineries that have been steadily gaining a wider audience in the United States is the family-run Gush Etzion Winery. A modern Israeli boutique winery on the road to Alon Shvut and Kfar Etzion, the Gush Etzion Winery is about 20 minutes southwest of Jerusalem; it

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