Meat lovers, pescatarians and vegetarians alike can certainly find something to love at Taco 185, the newest Friendly Ghost restaurant concept from the Jon Katz/Chef Jonny Miller team that brought Burger Boss to kosher-keepers in the region this past spring. Taco 185’s signature Baja
STAR-K kosher certification’s educational mission is as robust as ever during COVID, as evidenced by the nonprofit agency’s eclectic spring and summer seminars and programs. Target audiences ranged from food processors/exporters and mashgichim to consumers including adults with special needs.
I have found that it is very easy these days to find new recipes practically every time I open my phone. I do love to try new things, but at the same time I frequently look back at my aging recipe cards sitting in the proverbial index-card box and remind myself of how much we used to love some of these gems. Perhaps it is time to
Those of us who have spent time in the rabbinate find ourselves scattered around the country or countries, learning, sharing and caring about baalabatim in many different communities. Our first shtelle (position) was in Brantford, Ontario where the only Shomer Shabbat member of the shul lived on a cattle farm too distant from where the shul
(Courtesy of Bagel of the Month Club) With the Jewish High Holidays right around the corner, the newly launched Bagel of the Month Club is excited to announce special Yom Kippur break-fast packages shipped nationwide for families looking for an authentic New York breakfast following the fast day.
Every Rosh Hashanah, we reflect on the year that passed and look forward to the year to come. We start a new chapter not only in our spiritual life, but also in our personal, professional and family lives. Often, unfortunately, some of us neglect or even actively refuse to change, to improve and
Not long after winning World War II and losing control of Parliament, Winston Churchill quipped that he “could not live without champagne. In victory I deserve it. In defeat I need it.” (A similar, but undocumented, quote was also attributed to Napoleon Bonaparte, another man who knew a lot about victory and defeat.) 5780 has
There are a few things you need to know about “peas love & carrots, the cookbook.”
The first is that “peas love & carrots” is the brainchild of Jerusalem resident Danielle Renov who, with her children fast asleep and her husband out of town, decided to dip her toes into
It was a pleasure for my group to taste five selections from Nadiv Winery, a relatively new winery on the Israeli wine scene, and from which many in our group had not tasted or heard much. Its first vintage was released in 2014, and I had not tasted any since 2018, when I first tried their three
This summer, the East Coast received the first fruits of La Forêt Blanche, a new winery in Israel, a few kilometers to the south of the former Livni Winery. It is located in the Yatir forest, a historic wine-growing region where the Judean desert joins with the mountains, called the Hevron
With Rosh Hashanah just weeks away, many are thinking about how to make the holidays at least semi-normal. Shul is limited. So are guests. But thanks to the actions Empire Kosher took when the pandemic began, Jewish cooks can be pretty confident of having a proverbial chicken in every Yom Tov pot. There won’t be a mad