Food Feature

Eat light before the fast, with small amounts of carbs, some protein and fruit like grapes. (Larry Koester/Flickr)

7 tips for staying healthy during the Yom Kippur fast

By Dr. Tzvi Dwolatzky (My Jewish Learning via JTA) There is a marked difference between the intended feeling of being uncomfortable with not eating or...

Classic Rosh Hashanah comfort cooking

By Linda Morel This year has been like no other. COVID-19 has changed the way we work and play, who we see and how we...

A menu for Rosh Hashanah

By Keri White Rosh Hashanah this year will be different. But the holiday will still arrive, and people will celebrate in person within their bubbles...

Honey and balsamic vinegar bring some sweetness to these Brussels sprouts

By Ronnie Fein | JTA In 2008, Heinz conducted a survey that identified Brussels sprouts as America’s most hated vegetable. Even people who never tasted...
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Rosh Hashanah dinner, a deux

  By Keri White As with many folks this year, our Rosh Hashanah gathering will be quite small — probably just my husband and me. Rather than...

How Schnitzel Became an Israeli Staple

By Rachel Myerson Schnitzel in Israel is a big deal. Like, a bigger deal than people realize. Or, at least, a bigger deal than I...
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Spelt Banana Bread With Chocolate, Dates and Tahini

By Chaya Rappoport |The Noshe via JTA Maybe it’s the home comfort it exudes, maybe it’s how easy it is to make, but for a...

Arayes: Grilled Lamb Stuffed Pita Pockets

By Jessica Grann I love lamb. It’s my favorite of any meat available and it’s even better grilled. Arayes — pitas filled with lamb —...
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Icelandic Jewish Cookies: A Dessert With a Fascinating Story to Tell

By Rachel Ringler | The Nosher via JTA You’ve heard of the wandering Jew, but have you heard of the wandering Jewish cookie? As Jews move...

Travel Culinarily to Spain with Paella

By Keri White For those of you who read this column regularly, you know that I am an avid traveler, and local cuisine is a...