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  • Joan Nathan Makes Her Own Couscous

    By Rob Eshman

    August 29, 2013 | 6:58 pm

    Joan Nathan is still the uber-Jewish food writer, and she proves it in a spare, original story in last Wednesday's New York Times, where she reveals the technique for making your own couscous.

    By "making your own" I'm not talking about pouring water over a bowl of couscous from...

  • Simple Couscous with Quickest Homemade Broth [Recipe]

    By Elana Horwich

    June 5, 2013 | 9:00 am

    Chances are if you are serving couscous, you are making something else that has onions in it. Well, save those onion peels...the outer layer and the skins. They have great flavor. Scrounge up some celery, a carrot, something green like a bay leaf or a piece of parsley and you'll...

  • Beyond matzah and couscous

    By Ryan E. Smith

    November 17, 2011 | 11:36 am

    Ataste of Israel is no farther away than your local grocery store — and not just in the kosher aisle.

    No one’s surprised to find Israeli matzah on a shelf, but what about sliced Mexican turkey from a company called Hod Golan (motto: “The Height of Good Taste”), which is...

  • Shavuot with a French accent

    May 11, 2011 | 2:50 pm

    Joan Nathan says she’s always had a particular fascination with French Jews and their food.

    For Nathan, author of “Quiches, Kugels, and Couscous: My Search for Jewish Cooking in France (Knopf, 2010), the love affair with French cuisine started as a teenager when she made her first...