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  • Why don’t Italians drink cappuccino after a meal?

    By Elana Horwich

    September 11, 2015 | 9:08 am

    Italians don’t have cappuccino after 11 o’clock in the morning and if you are ordering one after a meal, your Italian waiter is laughing at you. Or at least shaking his head.

    Coffee and milk, though a tradition in many cultures, is not actually good for digestion and the Italians...

  • What ingredients should never go in the fridge?

    By Elana Horwich

    August 26, 2015 | 5:36 am

    1. Tomatoes.
    2. Garlic.
    3. Onions.

    I did not invent these no-­refrigeration principles. The Italians did. I am just the messenger. My cooking students across the country have learned what all Italians know, as they are essential to the outcome of good cooking.


  • Kosher WHAT?

    By Rob Eshman

    July 18, 2012 | 5:01 pm

    Last week, we launched our newest blog at jewishjournal.com. It’s called “Kosher Bacon.”

    Just about everyone who hears the name is offended by it. They assume we’re being cheeky just for the sake of provocation. After all, would we call a funeral blog “Shivah Me Timbers”? Would we...