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The Star of the Sukkot Party: Stuffed Grape Leaves

The highlight of the Sukkot holiday has always been nabbing an invite to the Sheff family’s sukkah party. Every year explored a new theme,...

Adapt and Adopt: The Evolution of Latin American Jewish Cuisine

Cohen said that the Sephardic Jews who immigrated to Latin America tended to adapt quickly because most knew Judeo-Spanish, similar to Spanish and Portuguese

The Kingly Roots of Kitchri: Lentils With Love

The combination of rice and lentils gives a nutty depth and makes this dish a source of complete protein.

Make Your Quarantine More Marvelous with the Help of ‘Mrs. Maisel’

If you’re tired of baking sourdough bread and have finished streaming the latest offerings during quarantine, why not live vicariously through the characters of...

Rustic Chicken for a Chilly Day

The first time I went to Italy, I road-tripped in with some Italians I’d met while backpacking around Europe. We crossed over from the French...

Sephardic Women Share Hanukkah Dinner Recipes at SEC Event

There’s more to Hanukkah food than Ashkenazi potato latkes and sufganiyot, and the Sephardic Educational Center (SEC) wants to help change that narrative. That’s why...

Andy Samberg to Host Cooking Show on Quibi

TV cooking competitions just got a little smaller. Andy Samberg will host and executive produce “Biggest Little Cook-Off,” in which two chefs battle to...

These Must Eat Potatoes Are Italian, Not French

One night, after returning from an art opening, I had a chance to tell a couple of Italian friends what I was preparing for...

Not-Too-Sweet Spiced Pumpkin Bread

To be honest, this is more pumpkin bread than pumpkin cake. Yet because I don’t make cakes to have on hand for fear that...

Algerian ‘Petits Pains’ for Before and After the Fast

I first learned about the sweet little breads of Yom Kippur from “Sephardic Holiday Cooking” by Gilda Angel. This book puts each food in its cultural...

Bourekas: A Love Story

I believe that Jewish cooking is a key to bringing and keeping Jews together. I married a Sephardic man and my bridge to becoming Sephardic...

Co-Founder and President of Gastromotiva, Named Charles Bronfman Prize 2019 Recipient

David Hertz, a chef and social entrepreneur who pioneered a model that uses food to improve the lives of low-income people, is the 2019...

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...

The Personal Chef Who Hustles to Create Healthy Meals

“When you’re in culinary school, there isn’t a night of drinking that doesn’t end in cooking an entire feast,” personal chef Alyssa Samowitz said.  However,...

Two Nice Jewish Boys: Episode 149 – The TLV Street Food Scene

Everybody knows the old joke about Jewish holidays. Basically, all Jewish holidays boil down to: They tried to kill us. We survived. Let’s eat. Food...

Jewish Bucket List Item No. 4: Kosher Cooking

As a child, I remember sitting on a stool in my grandmother’s kitchen, watching her prepare Jewish delicacies ranging from kishka (made from matzo...

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...

A Unique Spin on Sephardic and Ashkenazi Fare

Whether it’s lemon saffron matzo ball soup or garlic rosemary challah, food blogger turned cookbook author Samantha Ferraro (“The Weeknight Mediterranean Kitchen”) loves putting...

Cooking: The Last Seduction

I’ve always thought that if more men understood how much women love to eat, every cooking class in the world would have a waiting...

A Holiday Cake That Brings the Love and Saves You Time

By the time sukkot rolls around, many home cooks may be feeling burned out from the constant stream of preparations they have been making...

Raw Vegan Chef Josh Lobell and How to Make a Shavuot ‘Cheesefake’

Shavuot is upon us, which means delicious dairy foods, including cheesecake. I love cheesecake, but unfortunately, it doesn’t love me. Seeking a healthier version,...

The most essential kitchen non-essentials

Maybe I watch too many cooking shows, but it seems like TV chefs have the best tools and gadgets. Of course, they have the...

Sharing important memories, recipes

My mother-in-law, Sarah, survived Auschwitz, but at age 76, cancer of the pancreas did her in. Being a physician, I was involved, along with...

Simply perfect grilled chicken, sure fire summer fun

It\'s hot, you\'re busy and company\'s coming for dinner.

Living off the land

Vegetables from the garden are basis for tasty, nutritious meals.

Dishes inspired by Wolfgang Puck are delicious and healthful

I have known Wolfgang Puck since he was about 19 or 20 years old and he was working as a chef at Ma Maison restaurant in West Hollywood.

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.

Recipes from Amelia Saltsman: Falling for the flavors of Autumn

In late autumn, new-crop olives abound.

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.

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.

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