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  • Chimichurri [recipe]

    By Elana Horwich

    1 week ago

    Argentianian Chimichurri is a great sauce to make and have on hand in the fridge for steak, chicken, vegetables, roasted sweet potatoes, and on some salads. They call it the ketchup of Latin America, which means you can use it on anything. My personal favorite is for Kosher Pigs in...

  • Still no evidence that organic food is healthier

    By Albert Fuchs, M.D.

    September 7, 2012 | 10:46 am

    “It’s not what you don’t know that hurts you, it’s what you know that isn't so.” -- attributed variously to Mark Twain and to Will Rogers

    Many popular ideas are popular not because they're right but because of a widespread failure of skepticism. For example, in the 1970s the idea...

  • Grocery Store Etiquette

    By Ilana Angel

    July 17, 2012 | 4:07 pm

    I like grocery shopping.  I cook most everyday and I especially love the produce section of my local market.  I am big on fresh ingredients and tend to buy a lot of organic.  I don’t use recipes or cookbooks unless I’m making something I’ve not made before.  I cook a lot of my...

  • Kosher Organic Sweet Treats Are Also Eco-Friendly

    By Lauren Bottner

    May 3, 2011 | 6:52 pm

    Sergio Bicas’ a real-life Willy Wonka, minus the oompa loompas, and it likely doesn’t take much coaxing to get his three kids to come keep Daddy company at his office in Sherman Oaks. Snacking on pomegranate pucker suckers and a freshly opened 5-pound bag of gummy bears, the...

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  • Faith, hope and living off the land

    By Orit Arfa

    April 5, 2011 | 6:49 pm

    Earth Rose Farm in Costa Rica is situated on a remote hillside between the villages of Santa Fe and Esperanza, or “faith” and “hope.”

    It takes faith and hope to get there.

    It’s located only a few miles off the main road of the sleepy town of San Isidro de El General,...

  • Sinai Temple puts its food where its ‘moral diet’ is

    By Jane Ulman

    April 24, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    "What's this? Kale or chard?"

    "Oh look, little red onions."

    "Here, taste these peas. They are so sweet."

    Farmer Phil McGrath had just made his inaugural delivery of 25 boxes of fresh, organically grown fruits and vegetables to Sinai Temple, where organizers of the synagogue's new CSA...

  • On the third night, the seder went green

    By Amy Klein

    April 10, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    Passover is also called the "Holiday of Spring," a time when green symbolizes new life. The color also represents all things eco-friendly, which serves as the inspiration for this year's Workmen's Circle community seder.

    Each year the Pico-Robertson community center, which embodies...
  • It’s a nice day for a green wedding

    By Sharon Schatz Rosenthal

    April 10, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    Jessica Kraft didn't wear a traditional flowing white, off-white or ivory gown during her wedding day last October. Instead, the 29-year-old college professor made her way down the aisle at the UCLA Faculty Center in purple and gold.

    While the San Francisco resident -- whose husband...

  • Market maven enjoys love affair at the farm stand

    By Danielle Berrin

    April 10, 2008 | 3:00 pm

    It's 10 a.m. on a Wednesday at the Santa Monica Farmers' Market, and food maven Amelia Saltsman has just finished taping her guest appearance on KCRW's Saturday morning show "Good Food" with Evan Kleiman when a young man approaches and asks Saltsman for her autograph.

    For 20 years,...

  • Eco-kashrut supporters turn attention to kosher meat

    By Sue Fishkoff

    December 20, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    On Thanksgiving, New Yorker Linda Lantos didn't have to compromise her Jewish or ecological values: She served free-range, organic, nongenetically engineered turkey that was also kosher.

    "In the last few years, it's become important to me to find meat that's organic and kosher, and...

  • The Ultimate Taste Test

    By Judy Bart Kancigor

    April 6, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Inside Kosher World, the recent "for-the-trade" food show, you had to remind yourself you were in Anaheim. To my left, two gentlemen negotiated a deal in animated Hebrew. To my right, wine connoisseurs swirled, sniffed and sipped kosher-for-Passover premium varietals from Israel and...

  • There’s the Rub—in Tel Aviv

    By Howard Blume

    February 2, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    Tierra couldn't be more Los Angeles. But for this nouveau combination of mostly organic restaurant, massage parlor and oxygen bar, you'll have to go to Tel Aviv, where this combo venue clearly out-Hollywoods Hollywood.

    The only thing missing -- so far -- is a Hollywood-style patron,...

  • The Baby Food for Grown-ups

    By Jewish Journal Staff

    December 22, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    Along with the wave of ergonomically correct strollers and SAT flashcards for the 5-month-old comes Homemade Baby. This baby food company certifies its products as organic, non-GMO (no genetically modified organisms), fair trade and kosher, and offers services like a Tasting Room and...

  • Campers Hit the Great Outdoors

    By Lea Silverman

    May 27, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    The tomato plants are thriving. Their leafy green stalks shoot straight out of the moist brown earth and sway gently in the breeze. The lettuce, alfalfa and spicy greens starts also look healthy. Herbs grow everywhere. This garden, like all gardens at one time, is still in its...

  • Organic Experience

    By Sue Fishkoff

    October 31, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Bruce Cantz grew up in the San Fernando Valley, where he had a good Conservative upbringing and was bar mitzvahed at Valley Beth Shalom in Encino.

    Now a baal teshuvah (returned to Judaism) who goes by his Hebrew name of Benyamin, Cantz, 54, lives on top of a remote mountain in Santa...