Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Food & Wine

SAR Juniors Prepare Homemade Challah to Order

We all know that life can get so hectic. Especially during the winter months, when the sky darkens early, and night seems to appear quite suddenly. Never is that more apparent than on a Friday, with Shabbat preparations frantic, as time quickly runs out. So it’s

The Inbal Serves Up Delicious Orange Vegetable Soup

 (Yields 8 servings)


• 2 large onions

Whatever Your Price Range, Toast 2018 With a Kosher Bubbly

This time of year, even though Rosh Hashanah is long past, with many of us taking a little time off work, it’s easy to get into the celebratory spirit. Since our wedding anniversary is this time of year, my husband and I try to find time to celebrate by opening a special

How to Make the Ultimate Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Someone must have been looking out for me that day, because I had just enough peanut butter left in the jar to make my dream a reality. Get ready to smell the nuttiest bite of heaven, where you’ll find me, floating on cloud nine and munching a cookie.

Cooking ‘In Real Life’ Just Got Easier

I was so excited to receive Miriam Pascal’s newly released cookbook, “Real Life Kosher Cooking: Family-Friendly Recipes for Every Day and Special Occasions” (Mesora, 2017). Miriam is the well-known and beloved author of “Something Sweet,” a dessert cookbook, and the creator of the blog

Tomato Roasted Potato Wedges


Yield 6-8 servings

The tomato coating gives these potatoes a ton of flavor and a really unique

Mix Up Your Chanukah With Sweet Potato and Leek Latkes

For a night off from the classic white potatoes and yellow onion latkes, enjoy these delectably different sweet potato and leek latkes! Don’t worry; your family will gobble these up just as quickly as the regular ones, and you might even create a new family favorite.

Chanukah Gelt Makes Sugar Cookies ‘Money’

Chanukah gelt cookies are a major hit for the under-4 set, and also for anyone who loves sugar cookies. They’re sweet, uncomplicated, quick, and seasonal. Exactly what you want a Chanukah cookie to be and a great way to get rid of all those chocolate coins!

Kosherfest Attendees Seek Healthier Fare and Familiar Classics

Now in its 29th year, Kosherfest, the world’s largest event for the kosher food industry, held at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in New Jersey on November 14 and 15, featured an array of new products as well as familiar classics, celebrating the kosher food trade.

You Don’t Have to Come to Israel to Savor the Perfect Israeli Chanukah Experience

If you’re a foodie or wine lover on the hunt for exquisite products, you’ll want to put Israeli wines, dairy products and cheeses at the top of your list. Even if you’re nowhere near the land of milk and honey, the best of these Israeli products aren’t difficult to find. Since Chanukah is right around the corner,

Scenes From Kosherfest

Everyone in the food industry came to Kosherfest to meet, mingle and make new contacts. Producers met distributors, who met retailers. New products joined classics. And we all nibbled our way through the aisles. Here’s a taste

Missing Thanksgiving

For the third year in a row I will be missing Thanksgiving at home. I’ll be in Israel. Part of me feels bad about it, but just a small part. Festive family meals at home that we spend together are so important for our traditions, for our family bonding time and for relaxation. As my kids are

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