Jewish Journal

Power salads: 5 ways to transform dinner

by P.K. Newby, Zester Daily via Reuters

1 week ago

A spinach salad with strawberries, avocado and pine nuts is beautiful and delicious. Photos by Dreamstime/Zester Daily

A large plate bursting with colorful plants and topped with a zingy vinaigrette -- a big salad -- has been part of my regular... read full article

  • Easy vegetarian fare brings the world home

    by Marie Simmons, Zester Daily via Reuters

    2 weeks ago

    As a kid, my world of food revolved around my family's Italian cooking: artichokes baked with crisp olive oil crumbs and prosciutto bits, my Nana's soft...

  • Recipe: Fennel granola is a wild breakfast treat

    by Wendy Petty, Zester Daily via Reuters

    3 weeks ago

    Granola is a marvelous vehicle for foraged seeds. When I harvested more than a quart of fennel seeds last fall, I never could have imagined that I'd...

  • Recipe: Bengali lemon coconut fish

    by Rinku Bhattacharya, Zester Daily via Reuters

    April 29, 2016 | 2:44 pm

    Gandhoraj Maach (Bengali lemon coconut fish)

    This delicate fish dish is traditionally made with the Bengali lime, called Gandhoraj. I have adapted...

  • Passover dessert: Pistachio and tart cherry chewy cookies

    by Tami Weiser, Zester Daily via Reuters

    April 25, 2016 | 3:14 pm

    Passover is a Jewish holiday celebrating freedom. The initial meal (the seder) and the way you eat for a week offer a small part of the ancient...

  • At Israeli brewery, last sip of beer Jesus might have drunk


    April 19, 2016 | 10:12 am

    A Jerusalem brewery has produced a craft beer with a taste it says dates back to the time of Jesus. A sip of the concoction may help explain why wine...

  • 5 quick, tasty and kosher ways to use leftover matzo

    by Rose Winer, Zester Daily

    April 18, 2016 | 2:26 pm

    If you celebrate Passover, you're familiar with this scene: The closing prayers are sung, the last bite of seder brisket is a distant memory, and here...

  • Sushi for Passover? With age-old ban lifted, rice is now kosher at seder meal

    by Barbara Goldberg, Reuters

    April 18, 2016 | 11:40 am

    This year, the Passover menus of many American Jews may feature rice and beans or sushi for the first time, thanks to new rules taking them off the list...

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