In urban areas, we enjoy a far greater selection of kosher ingredients than any generation before us. Meat, dairy and pareve, we do them all with a panache that would make our grandmothers raise an eyebrow.
But in this 21st century of culinary choices, we also face the perplexing issues of gluten, egg and dairy intolerance as well as
There are so many occasions in our lives that we want to bring a little gift to our family and friends. It could be for a Shalom Zachor, a L’chaim, a Refuah Shleima or even a Kiddush.
These meichels are perfect for that. If you are using them for a Shalom Zachor, just use the blue chocolates. If
New York Magazine—Getting sick from bagged salad, of all things? It’s safer (and cheaper) to suck it up and trim and wash your own lettuce leaves: Experts at the Center for Science in the Public Interest say the risk of cross-contamination is high in packaged salad mixes — if pathogens are introduced or someone’s used contaminated water. This news
With school out and the promise of summer, people are vacationing all over the country, from New York to Wyoming to California. But for religious Jews, getting around has not always been easy, when they didn’t know where to find options for dinner, places that guarantee a proper hashgachah, as well as a minyan that would allow them to make
New York—”If you hated being in the kitchen before, hopefully this blog can show you how simple and stress-free cooking can be.” This is the promise made on Seven Bites, a blog created by Yeshiva University graduates Sara Yitzhaky and Lindsay Wess. Following a commitment of “7 Ingredients or Less,” the blog offers a comprehensive showcase of kosher
During the hot summer months, Shabbos days are long, and I put more emphasis on seudah shlishit. When Shabbos ends at 5:30, a challah roll and some chummus are sufficient, but in the summer, everyone get genuinely hungry by 6! I usually serve a substantial salad and lots of dips, as well as cut up vegetables and chips and salsa. These can all be prepared in
Israeli researcher AmnonLichter held two very different apples in his hands. One had been sitting in the fridge for months, rotting, brown and sad-looking. In the other hand was a bright green fruit. Both were picked at the same time, months ago.
What set the two apples apart was a simple Israeli technology developed at Israel’s Volcani
The heat waves that happen in the summer always take us by surprise.We know that it was likely this hot at some point last summer, but when the temperature tips over 95 degrees there is always someone who says, “It has never been this hot!!”
I had the unique experience of spending the entireTishaB’Av day in Manhattan this year taking care of my
Refreshing cold platters are perfect for dinner on a hot July evening. But one easily forgets that many of the components of great summer salads have to be roasted, grilled, poached, baked or steamed before making it to the table. So as often as possible, I try to prep standard summer ingredients in advance, piggybacking in an oven or even on a
I love to cook, I also love to read about food. I am constantly surfing the web for new recipe ideas, reading food blogs on-line, and skimming magazines that feature food and recipes. But I most enjoy reading cookbooks, often enjoying them as my nighttime reading. But not all my reading leads to actual cooking. Many times the recipes seem too complicated,
(BPT) - Home cooks are spending more time in their own kitchens and less time dining out, according to the Monthly Measuring Cup Trend Report. Nearly half of surveyed consumers said they’re dining out less this year than they did in 2012 and are relying more on their cooking skills at home. Fortunately, technology makes it easier than ever for home
Tofu, tempeh and miso all seem like great high protein choices for the nine days. However all these products contain soy, and today many people are leery about consuming soy. Is there reason for their concern?
Soy used to be thought of as a health food. It was an item that vegetarians would eat. It was a good substitute for individuals trying to cut back on