Food Feature

Haricots verts

Haricots verts: A side dish worth the effort

By Jessica Grann This traditional French recipe is truly one of the most complimented side dishes that I cook. The lemony shallot sauce goes with...
Eggplant Parmesan

Something old, something new

By Keri White When I was rambling through the produce section of my local grocery store, eggplant called my name. Given the topsy-turvy weather of late,...
quinoa salad

Quinoa salad: A tasty summer side dish

By Jessica Grann My quinoa salad recipe makes a fantastic gluten-free side dish. It has the bright flavors of lemony Israeli salad mixed with al...
Tuna cakes

Tuna cakes: A kosher alternative to crabcakes

By Keri White These are similar to crabcakes without breaking kashrut. They are simple to make and, while you might not want to use expensive,...

Food for thought on Yom Ha’atzmaut

Israel is turning 74. May 5 is Yom Ha’atzmaut, which marks the anniversary of Israel’s Declaration of Independence in 1948. We decided to celebrate...
Seared black cod

Black cod: Searing rather than shmearing

By Carole Lampel Mantel Did you know that black cod and sablefish are one and the same? I didn’t realize there was any other way...

Passover Desserts Put to the (Taste) Test

By Jarrad Saffren It’s Passover, which means it’s time to eat matzah pizza for every meal. OK then, that’s a tasty unleavened option for breakfast, lunch...
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Light arugula, broccoli and cucumber salad with almond dressing

By Ilana Meiller Pesach is almost upon us, and this recipe is my new invention worth sharing for the holiday. Truth be told, most of...
The word "fiber" written in flour

Passover foods with fiber: Is that even possible?

By Linda Morel Most Jews look forward every Passover to their family’s traditional foods: matzah balls, briskets, kugels and rich desserts. They enjoy matzah with a...

The experience of Passover goes beyond flavor

By Leah Holzel The pungent kick of horseradish on a fresh crisp sheet of matzah. The tender mouthfeel of a feather-light kneidel, moist with savory...