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St. Louis Jewish Light

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St. Louis Jewish Light

Your Wednesday Jewish Soup Spectacular #4

Your Wednesday Jewish Soup Spectacular #4

January 25, 2022

The St. Louis Jewish Light, a lot of soup recipes in our database.  A precursory search found over 200 soup recipes, some dating back 30ish years. Because recipes do not go bad, we’re going to bring them all back to life every other Wednesday with...

Cherry Kugel: an easy treat that has everyone asking for more

Cherry Kugel: an easy treat that has everyone asking for more

Rhonda Albom, Special For The Jewish Light January 24, 2022

Combining two of my favorite foods: noodle kugel and cherries, you know that this cherry kugel is going to be a real treat. It makes a great side dish and an even better dessert. It was contributed by my friend and amazing cook Suzanne. We all have holiday...

Easy roast chicken and lemon soup

Easy roast chicken and lemon soup

Jordan Palmer, Chief Digital Content Officer January 18, 2022

The St. Louis Jewish Light, a lot of soup recipes in our database.  A precursory search found over 200 soup recipes, some dating back 30ish years. Because recipes do not go bad, we’re going to bring them all back to life every other Wednesday with...

Your Wednesday Jewish Soup Spectacular #3

Your Wednesday Jewish Soup Spectacular #3

Rob Eshen, The Forward January 11, 2022

“This story was originally published on Jan. 9 by the Forward. Sign up here to get the latest stories from the Forward delivered to you each morning.” Everyone needs a go-to matzah ball soup recipe. You really just need one, dependable...

Gluten free and dairy free macaroons

Enjoy this gluten free macaroon recipe now, then save for Passover

Rhonda Albom, Owner, Kibitzspot.com January 11, 2022
This dairy-free and gluten-free macaroon recipe is a simple, fresh, and easy snack or dessert. It’s not just a Passover treat, so enjoy them anytime.
Courtesy Joan Nathan, and “Jewish Cooking in America”

Your Wednesday Jewish Soup Spectacular #2

Jordan Palmer, Chief Digital Content Officer January 4, 2022

The St. Louis Jewish Light, a lot of soup recipes in our database.  A precursory search found over 200 soup recipes, some dating back 30ish years. Because recipes do not go bad, we’re going to bring them all back to life every other Wednesday with...

Your Wednesday Surprise Soup Spectacular #1

Your Wednesday Surprise Soup Spectacular #1

December 21, 2021

There are some foods that we as Jews simply identify as “Jewish Food.” It’s a cultural marker and allows a common thread to exist among Jewish communities around the world.  Among the food styles that many Jews can identify with is soup. Now,...

Nutella-banana crepe. Photo: Katie Silver

Cookin’ with Katester: Nutella-banana crêpes

Katie Silver , Ladue Horton Watkins High School, Senior December 14, 2021

Crêpes? If you’re like me, this is a dessert (or entrée) that you probably don’t think of very often. That is until I had a strange conversation with my mom; then they really rose to the forefront of my mind. “Katie, I just bought a crêpe...

The pumpkin bread recipe Beanie Feldstein makes with her mom

The pumpkin bread recipe Beanie Feldstein makes with her mom

Dan Buffa, Special to the Jewish Light December 13, 2021

While the job description may read "actor," their lives can dissolve into the normal functions of a human being once they leave the set. Actors still need to pump gas into their car and just go shopping at Target from time to time. They also make special...

Savory Chicken Soup with Spiced Matzo Balls

We love soup so much, we’re offering a recipe every Monday. Here’s an award winner.

December 12, 2021

There are some foods that we as Jews simply identify as "Jewish Food." It's a cultural marker and allows a common thread to exist among Jewish communities around the world.  Among the food styles that many Jews can identify with is soup. Now, I won't...

Cinnamon-sugar fried dough churros for Hanukkah

Cinnamon-sugar fried dough churros for Hanukkah

November 24, 2021

Makes about 16 churros Churros, another of the many desserts we inherited from the Spanish, are a popular nighttime treat, served with Mexican hot chocolate. When I was growing up in Mexico City, churros were sold plain and simply dusted with sugar,...

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