Food
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If you don’t love the smell, the taste, and even the texture of garlic, then I’m afraid this column is not for you. But if you can’t get enough of this delectable herb, once thought to vanquish … more
From bulbous and egg-shaped to small and thin, the eggplant (or if you’re British like me, the aubergine) is a staple fruit within Sephardic Jewish cooking. Originating in India or perhaps even … more
Harissa is a spicy, rich-flavored North African chili paste and it is one of my favorite condiments to use in the kitchen. It is traditionally made with roasted red pepper, chilies, garlic, and a … more
This one-pot paprika chicken is a take on my mom’s memorable paprika chicken recipe. I have very fond memories of cleaning the whole bird and then rubbing it down with loads of paprika for … more
Fruit has always been part of a healthy Jewish diet, and all those mentioned in Genesis and beyond are still around today. Thanks to interstate and international commerce, we can get fruits from … more
Now that summer is in full swing and barbecue invitations are plentiful, I have to curb my penchant for hot dogs. You see, at a barbecue, I can easily scarf down three hotdogs, aside from chicken and … more
I write this from the sweltering heat of Florida. Florida in July is often cooler than the Northeast in July, but not this summer — Florida has been under a heat wave of epic proportions. … more
Of all Jewish desserts, there is none more iconic than the black-and-white cookie. It comes in all shapes and sizes, but if you’re looking for authenticity, only the round one counts. If you … more
Behold the coleslaw! The truth is that most people do not. The mostly-ignored garnish, found in restaurants and often tossed out with the trash, is often ignored or set aside. Who thinks about … more
If you’ve been to a falafel or shwarma stand in Israel, then you have probably heard of amba. It’s a spiced pickled mango condiment whose popularity in Israel comes by way of the Iraqi … more
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