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Tuesday, September 29, 2020

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Yamit Behar Wood

91 ARTICLES

True Grit: Cooking Like a CEO at Milk Money Kitchens

When West Point military Academy graduate Nancy Preston was assigned to the engineering unit of the 3rd Infantry Brigade and deployed to Iraq for...

Shivah, Zucchini Pie and Facing East

Sometimes it is in explaining something to another person that you gain greater insight and understanding of that very subject. This was the case...

Oscar-Nominated Documentary Serves Up Fine Dining and Second Chances

Have you ever had a dream in which you’re unable to move or get your vocal cords to work? No matter how hard you...

Grow Your Own Microgreens: Kibbutz Inspired Hamama

Have you noticed that the fancier the restaurant, the larger the plates and the smaller the food? In recent years, if the lighting is...

Summer Delights: A Kiss Friendly Garlic Pesto Recipe

Along with last week’s sauerkraut recipe, a fermented food that’s sure to improve your gut health, there are other recipes I use in a...

Fermenting Revolution: Why You Should Be Making Sauerkraut

What do you know about your gut microbiome — the little world that lives in each of our guts? If you answered, “Not much,”...

Powerful Powerless Cooking with ‘The Storm Gourmet’

Power outages have been part of my everyday life in Uganda for more than a decade, and they’ve trained me to set my watch...

A Priceless Cherry Pie

I can hardly think of anything more gratifying or life-affirming than picking summer fruits in an orchard and then going home to make pies...

Carnivore-Approved Vegan Barbecue for July Fourth

Every Fourth of July while the whole country is grilling hunks of meat, I’m reminded of my 15 years as a vegetarian when my...

Miraculous Shirataki Noodle Pad Thai and the Lure of Asian Supermarkets

If you haven’t shopped in one of the many Costco-sized Asian supermarkets, then you’re missing the ultimate inspirational grocery shopping expeditions. H mart, Lotte...

Ed Levine and the Passions of a Serious Eater

It was pouring rain last week when I attended a live taping of Ed Levine’s weekly “Special Sauce” podcast at the splendid Rizzoli bookstore...

Translating the Taste of Gazpacho

When I opened the first Mexican restaurant in Uganda and hired local cooks, not only had my team never experienced any of the dishes...

My Kitchen Garden: Life-Changing Thai Beef Salad

When I lived in New York City, if you’d told me I’d be giving up my weekly manicure appointment and that I’d be snipping...

The Wow of Cacao: Guilt-Free Black Bean Brownies

It’s been well documented that guilt is a word often associated with food in American culture. In his book “In Defense of Food: An...

Avoiding a Falafel Fiasco

I don’t know why it surprised me. I should have expected it when I wrote a story some months back headlined “Hummus Is the...

Daring to Believe: Grilled Kebab and Laffa Recipe for Yom Ha’atzmaut

It is a supreme irony that I’m writing recipes for Israeli Independence Day (Yom Ha’atzmaut) for American readers, safe in my house overlooking majestic...

Tradition, Longing and ‘Not Very Good’ Cake

There are moments in life when you suddenly find yourself looking at a situation from a different perspective. It could be the tint of...

Passover Blintzes With Leonard Cohen

It’s a busy time in the Jewish world. Israelis had perhaps the most controversial and significant elections in their history, launched lunar lander Beresheet...

Matzo Mezze for Passover Brunch

When people complain about not eating bread or flour-based products during Passover week, I confess that I don’t know what they’re talking about. To me,...

Two Must-See Shows That Celebrate Israeli Cuisine

The Israeli gusto for innovation hasn’t skipped a beat in any category. Just as the country’s startups and tech firms have made advances in...

Nowruz: A Time for Renewal

“And still, after all this time, The sun never says to the earth, “You owe Me.” Look what happens with A love like that, It...

Vegan Halvatashen for Fierce Queens

Queen Esther may have saved our people from Haman’s evil plot but that’s not the only thing she’s known for. The beautiful bride of the...

Accidental Culture and Why You Should Make Your Own Yogurt

Some of the most beloved foods were created by accident. Cereal, potato chips, ice cream cones and Worcestershire sauce — all happy accidents. And...

Best of 2019: Must-Have Kitchen Gear

When you grow up in a home with an inventor, you can either reject or embrace change. In our home, my father was the...

Schooled on Stuffed Peppers

I inadvertently started a family spat the other day when I asked my cousin in Israel and my mother for their Bulgarian stuffed peppers...

My Journey to an Icon of the N.Y. Dessert Scene

The Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, Frank Sinatra, the Rockettes, Broadway, Times Square, hot dogs, the Yankees, bagels and a New York...

Valentine’s Dessert: The Passionate Pavlova

According to polls, 40 percent of Americans have negative feelings about Valentine’s Day. The El Paso Zoo announced “Quit Bugging Me” for the holiday,...

Less Politics, More Dumplings

As I bit into the soup dumpling, warm stock shot out of it and onto the face of the stern-looking older woman across from...

A Recipe to Savor Every Minute

My birthday is this month, and while I’m thrilled to have made it through another year relatively unscathed, in February my mind always turns...

The Appetizing World of Murray’s

Wandering around New York City at the beginning of January requires a will of steel. There are so many legitimately mouthwatering aromas emanating from...

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Israel Has More per Capita Deaths From the Coronavirus Each Day Than the U.S.

Israel’s daily rate over the last week has been an average of 3.5 deaths per million people. The U.S. rate was 2.2 deaths per million.

VIDEO: Skirball Cultural Center Hosts One Day Only Outdoor RBG Memorial

On Friday, Sept. 25 the Skirball Cultural Center held a socially distant RBG memorial display on its front steps, to honor the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Joe Biden Likens Donald Trump’s Rhetoric to That of Nazi Propagandist Joseph Goebbels

"He’s sort of like Goebbels. You say the lie long enough, keep repeating it, repeating it, repeating it, it becomes common knowledge.”

AOC Withdraws From Yitzhak Rabin Memorial Event Following Pro-Palestinian Criticism

The event will be held in October by Americans for Peace Now.
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