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  • Hummus hits the headlines

    1 day ago

    According to a new report by the food and restaurant consulting firm Baum and Whiteman, hummus – the Middle Eastern spread that is central to both Israeli and Arab cuisine — is now more popular in the United States than salsa. Today, 20 percent of U.S. households have hummus in...

  • Have you taken the “Hummus, Not Hamas” challenge?

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    August 26, 2014 | 9:32 am

    By now, you’ve all probably heard of the ALS “Ice Bucket Challenge,” aimed to raise awareness and to the ALS disease and encourage donations to research. You participate only if a friend has nominated you. Then, you have 24 hours to either pour a bucket filled with ice-water on...

  • Sabra trying to establish U.S. hummus law

    May 21, 2014 | 2:34 pm

    If Sabra Dipping Co. has its way, the use of chickpeas and tahini in making hummus will become U.S. law.

    The hummus manufacturer, which is co-owned by PepsiCo and the Israel-based Strauss Group, has filed a petition with the Food and Drug Administration to create a standard for...

  • How To Stuff Your Face and Stay Thin Over the Holidays

    By Elana Horwich

    December 18, 2013 | 9:00 am

    Eat only celery! Just kidding. Like that’s an option. People who give that kind of advice clearly could never be good in bed.

    We warm-blooded people are all going to eat a lot…as this is a time to relax, be with loved ones and stuff our happy faces.

    I often talk about how food...

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  • Vegan Seize-Her Salad [Recipe]

    By Elana Horwich

    October 30, 2013 | 9:00 am

    All Hail Seize-Her!

    All Hail the unique mystery and power of women that will be passionately seized by this yummy salad.

    All Hail the unique desire of women to crunch and crunch and crunch when we eat.

    All Hail the other unique desire of women to find foods that we can crunch...

  • West Hollywood’s Ta-eem Grill, a spot for vegan and meat eaters

    By Rob Eshman

    February 20, 2013 | 11:22 am

    My favorite vegan food in Los Angeles these days comes from a small, crowded restaurant on Melrose with a giant skewer of animal flesh rotating in the window.

    In a city that seems to be enthralled with new vegan and conscious-food temples, like Café Gratitude and Feed Body &...

  • DePaul University administration approves Sabra hummus

    May 24, 2011 | 10:20 am

    The Sabra brand of hummus will continue to be served in cafeterias on the campus of DePaul University in Chicago.

    The university administration made the decision, announced Monday, following a recommendation of the university’s Fair Business Practices committee and following a...

  • DePaul University students voting on hummus brand

    May 18, 2011 | 1:12 pm

    Students at DePaul University in Chicago are voting on what brand of hummus they want served on campus.

    The outcome of this week’s student referendum, which was requested by Students for Justice in Palestine, is nonbinding.

    The Sabra brand of the chickpea dip had been served until...

  • Princeton hummus vote seen as part of BDS drive

    November 29, 2010 | 7:18 pm

    Princeton students are voting on whether to ask the university’s dining services to provide an alternative brand of hummus.

    The campaign to allow other brands besides Sabra in university stores reportedly is the brainchild of Philly BDS, which calls for boycott, divestment and...

  • The Hummus Wars

    By Rob Eshman

    May 11, 2010 | 9:52 am

    Finally there’s a Middle East war we can enjoy.

    Last January Israeli chefs cooked up a five ton plate of hummus, that otherworldly combination of garbanzo beans, tahini, garlic, lemon, salt and the secret ingredient.  The dish entered th Guiness Book of World Records as the largest....

  • All I want for Ramadan is you!

    By Dennis Wilen

    September 1, 2008 | 1:25 am

    First of all, I want to wish a blessed Ramadan to all my Muslim cousins. May your month of fasting and prayer bring you closer to the God we all share.

    In many ways Ramadan sounds like our month of Elul and the High Holy Days, which include fasting, self-examination, charity,...

  • Try these vegetarian delights— fit for a Persian queen

    By Judy Zeidler

    March 1, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    During our first trip to Israel many years ago we bought a humorous silver Purim grogger that depicts a man holding a goblet of wine, almost tipsy, dancing while being bucked by a frisky goat as a young boy looks on. We assumed it was made in Israel, but later we discovered it was...
  • Pass the Hummus, Please!

    By Jewish Journal Staff

    November 22, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    Hummus, the popular Middle Eastern staple made out of chickpeas, packs a nutritional wallop, according to a new study by Dr. Ram Reifen and Dr. Shahal Abbo of the faculty of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Quality Sciences of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

    Reifen, an expert...

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