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  • A Brentwood Country Club Chanukah [RECIPES]

    By Judy Zeidler

    November 29, 2012 | 2:34 pm

    Chef Brett Swartzman is a chef with passion. The Chicago native started working in his parents’ Jewish bakery when he was 10 years old, making bagels, muffins, cookies, challah and sandwiches.

    Chanukah was always a big celebration at his grandparents’ home. Coming from a big...

  • Chanukah fare with international flair

    By Judy Zeidler

    December 7, 2011 | 12:36 pm

    Around this time of year, I think of my grandmother and the stories she told me about making beef brisket and potato latkes for her first Chanukah dinner in America. She loved to cook, and sharing her recipes from Russia brought her such delight.

    Chanukah, often called the festival...

  • The secret of potato latkes

    By Judy Bart Kancigor

    November 29, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Excerpted from "Cooking Jewish: 532 Great Recipes from the Rabinowitz
    Family" (Workman, 2007).


    Chanukah(Hebrew for "dedication") is all about the oil. In 165 B.C.E., against great odds, Judah Maccabee and his tiny band of soldiers defeated Antiochus and the Syrian-Greek army....
  • Chanukah menu dishes up a travelogue of treats

    By Judy Zeidler

    November 22, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Just back from Italy, I was inspired by the foods served at our favorite restaurants. My Chanukah menu this year is a travelogue of those culinary experiences.

    We devote Chanukah to our children and grandchildren, and many of the dishes are easy to prepare and perfect for the whole...
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  • Make a festive meal fit for your Maccabees

    By Judy Zeidler

    December 14, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    Chanukah has always been a festive holiday -- a time when our family exchanges gifts, lights candles and enjoys traditional foods fried in oil. Since the holiday is mostly focused around children, this menu is designed with them in mind.

    It's important during Chanukah to teach...

  • Follow your heart to a vegetarian Chanukah feast

    By Adam Wills

    December 14, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    uddha statues and meditation gear aren't the kinds of items you might expect to find at a Chanukah celebration, let alone a meatless deli case or a display of cruelty-free cosmetics. But these specialties are de rigueur for Canoga Park's Follow Your Heart, a neighborhood vegetarian...