Tired of having guests pass out in a food coma on your couch or get up to leave as soon as the meal is over? Dessert shouldn’t be an annihilation. This dessert is a pick-me-up that keeps the party going. Furthermore, everybody swoons and it only takes minutes to make.
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Why does everyone become Irish on St. Patrick’s day? Even the Jews. When has it become a good thing for Jews to start drinking? Have you ever seen Jewish people drink? No, that’s because most of us can’t hold down our liquor, and its not pretty.
I am definitely the “drinker” in...
June 17, 2008 | 10:45 pm
God typically releases some of his strongest new entries in the delicious fruit and veggie category every year around this time—including the best tasting tomato you can buy.
This tomato—found in your local market wherever ‘heirloom tomatoes’ are sold—is the Purple Cherokee or Cherokee Purple Tomato.
Look for it. Smell it. Buy it. Eat it.
I prefer to eat it out of hand with just a sprinkling of kosher salt.
Next—God’s best fruit.
March 29, 2007 | 8:00 pmIt's an odd sight to walk into an all-kosher grocery store during Passover. Drop cloths and big sheets cover the forbidden chametz products and the kosher-for-Passover items rest on shelves lined with paper towels, newspapers and brightly colored contact paper. In many traditional...
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April 21, 2005 | 8:00 pmMany a great cook has been sent over the edge trying to produce some beautiful Passover baking. Any other time of the year their kitchens produce perfect pies, crunchy cookies and lovely cakes — but the Passover arrives and the kitchen becomes the enemy: cakes flop and the cookies...
September 19, 2002 | 8:00 pm
On Sukkot, we eat and sleep in a hut called a sukkah. We can see the stars and feel the wind. It reminds us of how dependent we are on nature to survive. This is a holiday to remember that nature is dependent on us, too. What can you do? Grow a garden. Don't throw garbage into the...
May 10, 2001 | 8:00 pm
In April 1999, the Wall Street Journal ran a front-page article about growing etrogim, the citron fruit used during Sukkot, in Northern California. The paper reported that in 1980 an entrepreneurial Orthodox teenager from Brooklyn decided to develop a domestic source of etrogim,...
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