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Family traditions for breaking the fast

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Posted: October 10, 2011

While there are more than 25 laws in the Mishneh Torah that govern forbidden foods, there is not a single law that provides guidance as to what foods should be served to break the Yom […]

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Core recipes for the holidays

Core recipes for the holidays

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Posted: September 28, 2011

Rosh Hashanah, which celebrates the birth of the world, is the most regal of all the Jewish holidays. I can recall as a child being amazed at how different our synagogue looked for the holiday, […]

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Spanish Fruit and Vegetable Soup

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Posted: September 28, 2011

Adapted from “Spain and the World Table,” Culinary Institute of America Rinse beans and place them in a large bowl. Pour enough cold water into bowl so that it is 2-inches above the beans. Stir […]

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Arugula-Apple Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette

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Posted: September 28, 2011

Combine vinegar, shallot, reduced apple cider, Dijon mustard, and Herbes de Provence in a medium bowl. Let mixture sit for 5 minutes for flavors to blend. Gradually whisk in olive oil and season dressing with […]

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Roasted Fennel, Leek, and Apples

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Posted: September 28, 2011

Recipe adapted from Jewish Cooking for All Seasons, by Laura Frankel Roasting caramelizes this combination of vegetables and fruit, creating a rich and delicious side dish. Leeks, which in Hebrew are karei, are among the […]

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Summer’s bounty

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Posted: August 10, 2011

Nothing recharges my love of cooking more than a trip to the farmers market. Ripe peaches and blackberries, a rainbow of sun-warmed tomatoes, eggplants and onions, peppers in flavors from sweet to spicy, fresh-picked corn. […]

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Ann Lenga’s Hollipshes (Stuffed Cabbage in Sweet and Sour Sauce)

Place the whole head of cabbage in a large soup pot (large enough to hold the entire head of cabbage with room at the top) and fill pot with cold water. Bring water to a […]

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Reconsidering the lowly bean

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Posted: May 11, 2011

Beans get a bad rap. They get blamed for flatulence. They get snubbed because they lack the cachet of Kobe beef, risotto or duck confit. They get shunned for allegedly taking too long to cook. […]

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