(The Nosher) Hamantaschen are the beloved cookies that Jews enjoy during the holiday of Purim. The tasty treats were born out of Austria, where they were originally filled with poppy seed (or muhn in German), which kind of sounded like Haman (the bad guy in the Purim story for whom the cookies are...
Tabbouleh is a classic Middle Eastern salad made with bulgur, tomatoes and a high ratio of chopped fresh herbs. It’s easy to make, fresh, delicious and healthy too, making it a much-beloved side dish around the world. Instead of classic bulgur, we wanted to try a version made with quinoa,...
The first time I tried vegan bacon, it was made of mushrooms. It was sprinkled atop a melty cashew mac ‘n cheese, and because vegan meat isn’t typically too noteworthy, I was surprised that it actually looked and tasted the part. Bacon is one of those flavors that’s hard to...
The following recipe comes from Shlomo Schwartz on the Nosher via My Jewish Learning: Ma’amoul is a traditional small pastry from the Levant (the area between Syria in the north and Egypt in the south including Lebanon, Israel and Palestine). Muslims, Christians and Jews lived in this area, alongside each...
Happy in Tel Aviv created a hilarious April Fool's announcement that almost had us going. They announced a new Tic Tac flavor to be released on Yom Haatzmaut... Hummus flavored Tic Tacs. After the prank went viral, they wrote the following: "Hummus flavored Tic Tac? Thanks god it’s not true! But we...
Kosher beer, bourbon, and BBQ-who's in? At 8:30 pm, the night of August 26th, at Temple Beth Hillel Beth El of Wynnewood, is having a massive BBQ event. Grill masters have traveled across the U.S., from Texas to New York to compete in the first ever Philadelphia Kosher Barbecue. This...
Grilling season is not even close to over yet, so there's still plenty of time to get creative with your recipes. This apricot chicken, served with homemade pickled onions and french fries makes the perfect dinner for weekday or weekend! Plus, you can have your company and kids build their own, which means...
(The Nosher) When you look at the menus of the new Jewish restaurants opening around the country, the dishes most often focus on smoked meat sandwiches, hand-rolled bagels topped with colorful vegetables and cured fish, and the uber-popular (and super Instagram-able) shakshuka. Foods like tongue, herring, or borscht? Not so much. Except at...
Barbecue season never really gets old, but if you keep serving the exact same things you run the risk of it getting just a little bit tired. Luckily, July 4th comes around just in time to give you an excuse to jazz up your menu again! Here are some...
Are you a fan of Wegmans yet? If you’ve never heard of Wegmans, let me enlighten you a bit. It’s a family-owned regional supermarket chain that was started in 1914 in Rochester, N.Y. Since then it has expanded throughout Western New York and into Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Maryland...
Pictured above: To meet a growing demand, matzah bakeries begin baking shmurah matzah as early as October, producing batches of the charred discs for consumption the world over. (Photo: Eliyahu Parypa / Chabad.org) Passover is around the corner, and handmade shmurah matzah is starting to pop up on supermarket shelves....
The Instant Pot is this year's trendy kitchen gadget, so if you already have one or hope to get one, you've probably thought about using it for cholent. Because, of course. But as with any new appliance on the market, you'll need some good resources to get the best usage...
Do you remember the first time you ate gefilte fish? Did you think it was too cold, wet, gooey, or fishy? Did you love it? Are you still to afraid to try it. Well watching these babies go through the wonderment of trying one the most iconic Jewish foods, is sure...
If we had to name the most popular Purim costume of the year it would have to be Donald Trump. With him being named the 45th President of the United States just months ago, being named Time Magazine's Man of the Year, and just being all over the news...
(JTA) — Portugal’s tallest mountain range, the Serra da Estrela, is famous for its breathtaking waterfalls, turquoise lakes, terraced hillsides and challenging bike paths amid vast woods. In winter especially, tourists from all over northern Europe flock to the sunny Serra, a thinly populated plateau the size of Rhode Island, for...


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