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Sephardic chicken soup with lemon and egg: A Balkan twist on the ultimate comfort food

By Emily Paster, The Nosher via JTA October 2, 2019

This recipe originally appeared on The Nosher.Sephardic chicken soup with lemon and egg, or sopa de huevos y limon, is a traditional first course for breaking the Yom Kippur fast among Jews from Turkey, the Balkan states and the Greek port city of Thessaloniki...

Joan Nathan’s Chicken Soup with Matzah Balls recipe

Joan Nathan’s Chicken Soup with Matzah Balls recipe

BY BETH KISSILEFF, JTA September 28, 2016

Joan Nathan, author of 10 cookbooks, including “Jewish Cooking in America”For Nathan, it’s all about the chicken soup. This recipe is courtesy of her 103-year-old mother, Pearl. Nathan explains the recipe is a bit of a mashup of various cultures:...

The Swastika Clock

Author’s latest revisits the Shoah

BY ROBERT A. COHN, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus May 23, 2012

To describe local poet, author and essayist Louis Daniel Brodsky as “prolific” is an understatement. With the publication of his latest poetry collection, “The Swastika Clock,” (Time Being Books, $15.95), the St. Louis native has produced 73 volumes...

Thinking outside the bowl

Thinking outside the bowl

January 11, 2012

"Soup puts the heart at ease, calms down the violence of hunger, eliminates the tension of the day, and awakens and refines the appetite." - Auguste Escoffier Chicken soup is not the only soup that nurtures the body and feeds the soul.  On a cold winter...

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