Saturday, July 04, 2020

Food & Wine

From Slavery to Freedom; From Sorrow to Joy

We are living in an unprecedented situation. I keep hearing and reading that we are in a world of uncertainty. But that could not be less true. We are all witnessing that despite all the technology and scientific advances achieved and built by mankind, one thing is quite

Empire Kosher Facility Produces at Full Capacity For Passover

Empire Kosher donates thousands of pounds of product to OU kosher food pantries.

(Courtesy of Empire Kosher) Empire Kosher Poultry announced today that its processing facility is running at full capacity ahead of the Passover holiday. While the current COVID-19 situation is affecting communities

Fun Kosher-for-Passover Recipe to Make With Your Kids

(Courtesy of We hope you and your families are safe. In light of the current climate,  offers some fun Passover recipes to make with your kids. Hopefully it will pass the time, keep them busy and contribute to the Passover cooking. We are doing our very best to be

World’s Largest Kosher Food Certification Agency Confirms That Kosher-for-Passover Products Will Not Be Impacted by COVID-19

(Courtesy of OU) Orthodox Union (OU) Kosher, the world’s largest kosher certification agency, has confirmed that the supply chain for kosher-for-Passover food has not been disrupted due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

OU Kosher is certifying more than 7,400 products for Passover 2020, which are available

Best Pesach Blondies (Gluten Free)

Cooking and Prep:  1 hour 

Serves:  15

I’m always looking for new Pesach baking recipes that my family can enjoy and that won’t make them feel sick after. When I got this recipe from my neighbor I knew I’d hit the jackpot. These blondies are light,

Potato-Crust Meat Pizza

Cooking and Prep:  2 hours

Serves:  8

I really had to wrack my brain to come up with a dish that would combine potatoes, deli and lettuce well. Not only did I surpass my own expectations with this meat pizza, but I was even asked to make it again the next

What’s New for Passover 2020?

(Courtesy of KAYCO) When it comes to Passover, most rituals will never change—but that doesn’t mean your meals have to be the same old same old. Passover starts at sundown on Wednesday, April 8. That gives you just a few weeks to figure out how to take a tradition that’s been around for thousands of years

Support a 100% Kosher Winery From Spain This Purim

It was a true pleasure to taste wine last week from Elvi Winery, based in Catalonia’s Monsant region, in Spain. This all-kosher, Jewish-owned winery, is a true outlier among kosher wineries and, if I may put my personal view right up front-and-center, I’ve never tried an Elvi wine I

Something Other Than Hamantashen for Purim

In an article by Dr. Yvette Alt Miller on the website, she cites Purim foods around the world from a variety of cookbooks. She includes the Ashkenazi kreplach (a “hidden” food because of all the secrets hidden in the story); French Palmiers (to evoke the misshapen ears of Haman); Russian Kulich, a long, sweet challah loaf to

Herzog and Rothschild Celebrate 30 Years of French Kosher Wine

No one can dispute that the elevation of kosher wine worldwide rests squarely on the shoulders of one family. The Herzogs, owners of Royal Wine, have single handedly, for well over 100 years, built a trade in all levels of kosher wine, from the ultra-high-end to entry-level table wines.

Tura Estate Winery Makes ‘Luscious,’ Inspired Israeli Wines

There have only been a few tastings with my group in which every wine tasted was passionately and enthusiastically lauded by every person present. Our recent Netofa tasting was certainly one such instance, but this was again the

‘Cooking with Tanya’ Keeps Flavor, Cuts Fat and Sugar

Tanya Rosen, nutritionist, weight loss consultant, personal trainer and retail packaged food developer, has just authored a new book, “Cooking with Tanya,” published by Menucha Publishers (ISBN 978-1-61465-532-9).

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