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  • Passover Favorites [Recipes]

    By Elana Horwich

    2 weeks ago

    Look no further. All the recipes you need for Passover.

    The Best Brisket Ever. with potatoes It really is the best brisket ever. Cooked in red wine and tomatoes with rosemary, it tastes like Italy but feels like Shabbat. Start a day in advance. And read the spiel of the recipe…it...

  • The story of Passover Coca-Cola

    March 21, 2013 | 3:57 am

    It contains pure cane sugar, is chametz-free, may taste better than the year-round beverage — and is effectively off-limits in the state of California.

    While the story of kosher for Passover Coca-Cola may not be as riveting as God unleashing swarms of locust on the Egyptians or...

  • Kosher – Farm to table

    March 13, 2013 | 7:28 am

    Jewish holidays are full of symbolic foodstuffs: We are people of the mouth and stomach at least as much as the people of the book. Passover provides perhaps the best example of this — not only does almost everything on the table have a story, the ritual of the holiday involves...

  • Kosher caterer and restaurateur Alain Cohen brings family tradition to his menus, especially at his own Passover seder

    March 13, 2013 | 7:08 am

    It’s late afternoon and the staff at Got Kosher? Café is under the impression that the kitchen isn’t yet able to prepare brik until dinner service begins. “So, you want brik?” owner Alain Cohen asks. Dressed in all black, with a professorial air and solid build, Cohen’s question...

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  • The art of Passover baking [RECIPES]

    By Judy Zeidler

    March 13, 2013 | 6:38 am

    Passover, the Festival of Freedom — also known as the Festival of Unleavened Bread — is celebrated for eight days. Over the centuries, Jewish cooks have produced a rich array of foods for the Passover holiday, and desserts are an especially important course of the meal. 

    No...

  • Save the self-pity, choices abound for Passover meals [RECIPES]

    March 11, 2013 | 10:05 am

    For the many who feel overwhelmed by Passover because of the demands of cooking without leaven, a word or two: That should not be an obstacle.

    After all, on this most celebrated of Jewish holidays, we are allowed to eat fish, meat, poultry, eggs, nuts, fruits, most vegetables and...

  • Recipes to please the crowd and de-stress the chef

    April 4, 2012 | 12:23 pm

    Passover may be the mother of all kitchen yontifs — but stay cool, and don’t stress. Here are some of my favorite recipes from last Passover that you will love this Passover and all year.

    Last year, 99 percent of what I made for Passover wasn’t actually Passover recipes. Of...

  • Gefilte Fish Season

    By Rob Eshman

    March 13, 2012 | 1:50 pm

    How do you know it’s Spring?  The gefilte fish are running.  The news is full of stories, references and recipes to the iconic Passover food.

    This morning on the Howard Stern Show, supermodel Elle MacPherson weighed in by recounting how she hand-fed her first boyfriend gefilte fish,...

  • Passover in Prison

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    April 12, 2011 | 6:35 pm

    A few weeks before Passover, there was a moment when Shirley Friedman looked worried that there might not be enough food for everybody.

    Friedman, who calls herself “a full-time grandmother,” is expecting to feed three dozen people over the first two nights of Passover at her...

  • Michal Ansky celebrates spring’s bounty on Passover

    By Rob Eshman

    April 5, 2011 | 6:31 pm

    Here’s the first thing you notice about Michal Ansky: She’s beautiful. Tall, with long black hair and a strong, lean Israeli build. In the lobby of the Ritz-Carlton Marina del Rey, where we meet, people do double takes. She’s not quite famous here yet, though Fox TV selected...

  • More cluck for your passover buck

    By Judy Zeidler

    April 5, 2011 | 6:16 pm

    I have always enjoyed researching and developing new dishes to serve during Passover, but have you ever heard of Mock Gefilte Fish? Because everyone loves chicken, I am constantly looking for new and different chicken dishes to prepare, and I find that each recipe has a story all its...

  • Taking a modern approach to Passover desserts

    April 5, 2011 | 6:09 pm

    At Passover, because tradition rules, I’m willing to bet that, at most seder tables, undistinguished sponge and honey cake, coconut macaroons and probably some dried fruits cooked into a compote are trotted out at meal’s end, met with no discernable oohs and aahs of rapture from...

  • Staff Recipes: Hungarian matzah balls, Pesach bagels, Charoset

    March 18, 2010 | 2:42 am

    Grandma’s Hungarian matzah ball-chicken soup recipe

    Serves 10.

    Chicken soup:
    5 chicken legs (dark meat is more flavorful)
    2 or 3 turkey wings
    1 lb of beef      
    1 bunch of parsley root (peeled and cleaned)
    1 bunch of carrots (peeled and cleaned)
    1 side of celery root
    1 bunch...