Sunday, September 27, 2020



Waffle latkes with bite sized crispy chicken

Waffle Latkes with Bite Sized Crispy Chicken\n

Nigella Lawson keeps it simple

Nigella Lawson has achieved that ever-elusive balance other so-called domestic goddesses can only strive for.


From director AD Freese, "In 2009 I directed a short film about gun ownership in America. It was a personal project with virtually no...

From savory to sweet, latkes for all

Chanukah, which begins the night of Dec. 6, has always been a joyous holiday celebrated more in the home than in the synagogue.

Thanksgiving: Vegan and vegetarian dishes

In some ways, I’m pretty traditional when it comes to my family’s Thanksgiving Day meal: I like to plan a lot of old-fashioned farmhouse food for the holiday.

Chanukah: Lior Hillel’s family pastry project

Every year before Chanukah rolls around in Israel, everyone gets very excited.

Zengoula with lemon syrup: A new-old Chanukah treat

The tradition of eating latkes during Chanukah is only half the story.

The accidental brussels sprouts latkes

A couple of years ago, just before Chanukah, I heard Akasha Richmond on KCRW describing how her kitchen manager had over-ordered Brussels sprouts (to the tune of 50 pounds).

My Spanish-Venezuelan Chanukah

I never had a latke until I moved to the United States 24 years ago.

For Chanukah, breakfast latkes two ways

I first tasted latkes for brunch at a trendy eatery on the Lower East Side about six years ago.

Kislev: Rainbows, oil and salt

During the month of Kislev, which begins later this week, we celebrate Chanukah.

Recipe: Chopped liver with wine aspic

Jewish cuisine has always gotten a bad rap, and very often I hear the expression that “heavy Jewish food” is not healthy, but we have been cooking nutritious Jewish food for our family for as long as I can remember.

Cheshvan: Mushroom and Bean Soup

In Israel, we begin saying the prayer for rain at the start of the month of Cheshvan (saying the prayer starts later outside of Israel).

Food: Deep Jewish roots in Tuscany

On Oct. 1, Horwich, founder of the 5-year-old Meal and a Spiel quasi-roving cooking school, hosted an event cheekily called “Sukkot for Goyim.” All of her ingredients were prepped in the kitchen, while a gracious seasonal table was set in a backyard sukkah at a private home in Beverly Hills.

Sukkot recipes that bring tastes of autumn

Sukkot is such a beautiful holiday: eating outdoors, decorating the sukkah and enjoying the flavors of fall with family and friends.

Beyond the bagel: Breaking the Yom Kippur fast with flair

By the time the fast is over on Yom Kippur, the last thing you want to be doing is potchkeing in the kitchen to prepare lots of food.

Fresh takes on classic entrees and dessert for the High Holy Days

Celebrated close together, Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are known as the High Holy Days, but each offers its own special food customs.

Cooking 101: A practical lesson for college students

Spending a lovely summer back home in the Los Angeles area, Morgan Lie-berman was doing what she enjoys most: using her camera to shoot photos.

Pack your kid’s lunch with a side of fun

If you have children in school, you know that making a lunch that pleases both you and your kids is not an easy assignment. Think of it as the school-lunch challenge.

Cooking career began with ‘nice Jewish college boyfriend’

Given her background as a cooking instructor, certified holistic health counselor and UCLA Anderson School of Management alum, Pamela Salzman takes the concept and practice of home economics to a new level of organization.

Bibi’s Bakery is his newest production

Since moving to Southern California in 1999 to become a writer and performer, Dan Messinger has acquired some L.A.-specific wisdom.

Recipe: Light & creamy cheesecake with nut brittle and blueberries

New Yorkers have lots of opinions about cheesecake—not surprisingly, as it’s a hometown favorite.

Recipe: Roast chicken with fennel and orange

With just a few simple additions, regular roast chicken becomes extraordinary.

Recipe: Chocolate cupcakes with apricot jam frosting

These cupcakes are inspired by the chocolate-dipped apricots my mom would make each year for Passover.

Recipe: Lamb chops with cilantro chimichurri sauce and warm quinoa salad

We love lamb, and we love the ease with which this dish is made.

Recipe: Summertime tomato salad with tahini dressing

Jeff visited Israel for the first time as a teenager in the summer of 1973.

Recipes: Vilna Vegetarian

Assorted recipes from the \'Vilna Vegetarian Cookbook.\'

Recipes: Rediscovered and reimagined

My family had one Jewish cookbook growing up.

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