Monday, September 26, 2022

Food & Wine

Watermelon Granita and Pound Cake

Parshat Shoftim inspiration:

“Justice, justice shall you pursue, that you may live and possess the land the Lord, your God, is giving you.”

Just Ice, huh? That doesn’t sound super appetizing. How about a classic ice dessert made with fresh,


How a Rush on Beer Led to a Shipping Software Startup

Overwhelmed by orders during the pandemic, the founder of a craft brewery developed software to simplify the logistics of his deliveries. Now he’s selling it to others.

By Diana Bletter/Israel21c

Avi Moskowitz launched


Apple Desserts for Rosh Hashanah

Apples Baked in Pomegranate Syrup

8 servings

  • I found this recipe in my files and made a few changes. It came from a cookbook author.
  • 4 apples,

Spotlight on Margez Grill House

One of the luxuries that the kosher diner has in 2022 is that of variety. Yet even given the greater variety of options available compared to any other time before, sometimes a place will open up that is still able to carve out its own corner of the market.


Figgy Bread Pudding and Millionaire Shortbread

Parshat Eikev Inspiration:

“Not by bread alone does man live, rather by everything that emanates from the mouth of G-d does man live… For Hashem, your God, is bringing you to a good land … a land of wheat, barley, grape, fig, and pomegranate; a land of


Summertime Cocktails: Adding a Refreshing Bit of Zip to the Dog Days of Summer

It’s August, and in the little patch of suburban Maryland that I call home, the heat and humidity are almost unbearable. After a long, sweaty day at the office, there is almost nothing I enjoy more than a cool, refreshing cocktail.

While in the winter I prefer to make whisky and


Bonito: A Shared Dining Experience

Everybody knows that there are two types of people who go to restaurants: those who are willing to share dishes with others in their dining party, and those who treat that idea as if it is a crime against the restaurant experience.

If you


Psalm 117: The Two-Verse Psalm

This psalm has only two verses:

1) Praise Hashem all nations (“goyim”); Laud him all the peoples (“ha-umim”).

2) For His chesed is great on us and the emet of Hashem is forever, Halleluyah.

(The implication of “גבר —


Kosher in Philadelphia

When one thinks about Philadelphia, images of the Liberty Bell, The Franklin Institute, Ben Franklin and of course, Rocky Balboa usually come to mind. Top-notch kosher dining probably doesn’t make the list. That is until you experience Citron & Rose Tavern and its sister restaurant, Zagafen.


New Summer Refreshment Is ‘One in a Melon’: Introducing Watermelon Moscato

MYX Fusions delivers fresh watermelon-infused wine (and none of the seeds) in single-serve and full-size bottles.

(Courtesy of MYX) Peach, Mango, Coconut, and now Watermelon! MYX Beverages presents the latest variety of fruit-infused wines: MYX Fusions Watermelon Moscato. This


From Israel, Peru and Manchester, Too: STAR-K Certification’s Popular Summer Kashrus Training Program’s Far Reach

STAR-K Kosher Certification’s back-to-back 19th Annual Kashrus Training Program (July 25-28) and Food Service Kashrus Training Seminar (August 1-3) attracted participants from as far away as Ramla, Israel; Lima, Peru; and Manchester, England; to its Baltimore corporate headquarters. Both certificate programs


New Pop Up ‘Meats and Exceeds’ Expectations

Bergen, Rockland and Orange Counties get new “KOSH Meat Experience Pop-Up with Chef Yos” in their backyard this summer.

By Azik Schwechter

The new online kosher meat site, KOSH.com, has set up a weekly pop-up at their Pine Bush, New York farm

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