Thursday, July 02, 2020

Food & Wine

Columbus Jewish Community to Host Kosher BBQ Fest

(Columbus Dispatch) The Buckeye Kosher BBQ Festival will be held, of course, in the Buckeye State, in Columbus, Ohio on Aug. 9, at Pump House Park on the Near East Side. The all-kosher event will be the first of its kind in central Ohio. Detroit-area pit master Daniel Kohn will serve up kosher hamburgers, hot dogs and chicken


Ultra-Orthodox Kosher Authority Forces Jerusalem Cafe to Close on Shabbat

Landwer Coffee has agreed to shutter on Saturdays, after Badatz threatened to revoke kashrut certification of affiliated firm.

A Landwer café in downtown Jerusalem has agreed not to open on Shabbat after an ultra-Orthodox organization threatened to remove the kashrut


OK Issues Kashrus Alert on Non-Kosher Manhattan Food Trucks

From OK Kosher Certification: “Several people have seen non-kosher food trucks in Manhattan bearing an unauthorized OK kosher symbol on the banner. OK Kosher Certification is asking for the public’s help to stop this fraudulent use of the OK kosher symbol. We have sent a mashgiach to speak with the owner of the truck, who


The KOF-K Rabbi Who Made BJ’s Kosher

Teaneck—Rabbi Moshe Dovid Lebovits travels most of the week. In charge of new business development at the Teaneck-based KOF-K Kosher Supervision, he has spearheaded a huge project over the past couple of years. When BJ’s Wholesale Club identifies stores that are located around large Jewish communities, he


Foodie News Briefs

Stop & Shop Newest Kosher Player in New York Area; End of an Era for Waldbaum’s

(koshertoday.com) Two grocery chains with an impressive history of catering to the kosher consumer may soon be history while another chain that has grown steadily in the New York metro area may


Quick and Yummy Strawberry Shortcake Trifle

This recipe is perfect for a Shabbat dessert or just to enjoy any time. The delicious strawberries with the light whipped cream gives off the perfect light and airy feeling of summer. This dish is best right now, when strawberries are in season, but can be tried with almost any fruit such as blueberries, raspberries, peaches or


After the Three Weeks, How About a Beery Roast?

This recipe is from Second Helpings, Please by Norene Gilletz. It is easy and delicious.


1 three pound top rib

1 bottle or can of beer

1 1/2 cups of


Hershey S’mores Cupcakes

Hershey’s S’mores Cupcakes—delicious chocolate cupcakes with a  graham cracker crust, filled with light and fluffy marshmallow filling and topped with milk chocolate ganache.

Serves: 16



Breakfast for the Break-Fast

I know that many people are loyal to the bagels and lox menu for Tisha B’Av break fast but in the Palatnik home, we take the term “break fast” literally. After all, why should the first thing you eat be a lunch or dinner food—you haven’t even had breakfast yet!

Most of the food can be



California Gourmet’s Chocolate Chips Garner Rave Reviews

Last year, after many months of a chocolate chip cookie famine caused by the Trader Joe’s brand of chocolate chips changing its kosher designation to dairy, a product appeared in Teaneck’s Cedar Market as an end to all our troubles. At first, these 45%


Inbal Hotel Opens Brazilian-Style Grill

Jerusalem—The Inbal Jerusalem Hotel has unveiled its latest culinary masterpiece in time for this summer with its Brazilian-themed “Inbal Grill.” The seasonal, al fresco dining option is housed in the picturesque courtyard of Jerusalem’s most premium property, with Executive Chef Nir Elkayam and his team of professionals


CKCA’s Summer Cooking Intensive Serves Up White Gazpacho

A perfect three weeks recipe, written by Center for Kosher Culinary Arts’ Summer Cooking Intensive 2014 Chef Instructor Carla Contraras (inspired by Chef Michelle Bernstein’s Cuisine a Latina). CKCA’s summer in Manhattan program added a special late-summer cooking intensive course due to popular demand since their first sold