Monday, September 26, 2022

Food & Wine

Riverdale Connects With Israel’s Carmel Winery in Time for Pesach

As our communities prepare for Passover, Riverdale’s Roni Jesselson, president of Carmel Winery for North America, recently displayed his wine-pairing skills at RJC’s cooking demo with Naomi Nachman, and at other local wine-tastings. “Wine brings people together. Wine, whether at a


PJ Library Helps Kids Prep for Passover

Delicious recipes, new and free books, family-friendly Haggadah, podcasts
and fresh-baked ‘Matzah Mania Guide’ to help families celebrate Passover 2022.

(Courtesy of PJ Library) Long a trusted resource for Jewish families in more than 35 countries


Confetti Cake and Pillow Mints

Parshat Tazria inspiration:

“Hashem spoke to Moses, saying: Speak to the Children of Israel, saying: When a woman conceives and gives birth…”

We are going to throw a baby shower! This cheery Confetti Cake is perfect for every


Almond Cakes for Passover

When we see by the calendar that Passover is coming, we often turn to our traditional recipes.

Looking into my Passover box, I found these from Food & Wine on line that would be a nice change.



One Call to Heimish Makes the Simcha

Heimish has become the go-to place for homestyle, delicious Shabbat and weekday takeout food. But that’s just the beginning. Heimish does full-service catering and event planning to make simchas and business events delectable, beautiful and stress-free. Owner Joel Schiff personally oversees


Hajdu Vermouth: A Unique Kosher Vermouth Hits the Market

Vermouth, a botanical-infused fortified wine that is a key ingredient in so many classic cocktails—such as the martini and the Manhattan—has long been made kosher by some of the world’s leading producers, such as Martini & Rossi and Cinzano. Unfortunately, those kosher versions have never been sold in


Bagel Boss Lands in Teaneck

Bagel Boss, a well-known eatery in New York City and Long Island, is now in Teaneck. Adam Rosner, founder and chairman of Bagel Boss, said he chose Teaneck for the 14th Bagel Boss because it is a dynamic community, with about 30,000 cars passing by daily. That’s a lot of people who can


Wine Tasting and Sale in EB Benefits Israeli Soldiers

The East Brunswick Jewish Center recently hosted the annual Community Wine Sale cosponsored by the East Brunswick Jewish Center’s Mitzvah Corps and the Young Israel of East Brunswick, where more than 120 wines, liquors and liqueurs were on display and available for tasting. All wine sale proceeds will benefit Yashar LaChayal, an


Legends Distillery Produces Israel’s First Bourbon

Israel—an ancient land of legends. It is almost impossible to walk for any length of time without retracing the steps of one legend or another. And this is certainly the case in the Ella Valley, where David slew Goliath, thereby creating an image that has


Almond Horns and Grasshoppers

Parshat Tzav Inspiration:

“He brought forward the sin-offering bull; Aaron and his sons leaned their hand upon the head of the sin-offering bull. He slaughtered it, and Moses took the blood and placed it on the horns of the Altar, all around, with his forefinger, and he


Cutthroat Competition for Kosher Cutlets

Chicken cutlets are in such demand by restaurants and take-out food providers, that desperate chefs have resorted to clearing out the entire stock of kosher supermarkets. And those markets are struggling to get the cutlets customers want. At all points on the chicken supply chain, from farm to table, demand is outpacing supply and


Red Garden and Viña Memorias Announce Import and Distribution Partnership

Red Garden Inc., importer and distributor of fine wine and spirits in Airmont, N.Y., has announced it is the exclusive United States importer of Viña Memorias, the award-winning Molco family winery, located in the Protected Designation of Origin Utiel-Requena, 45 miles inland from Valencia, Spain.

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