A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Holiday brisket

Brisket or bust

By Ellen Futterman, Editor April 4, 2012

As a small, non-profit, niche journalism organization, the Jewish Light sponsors a fair number of community events, but my favorite—and I know it’s not politic to name a favorite—is our annual cooking contest. Maybe it’s because I love to cook...

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...

Charmoula Sauce

BY MARGI LENGA KAHN August 12, 2010

1/2 cup coarsely chopped fresh cilantro 1/2 cup coarsely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley 5 garlic cloves, peeled and coarsely chopped 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice 2 teaspoons sweet paprika 2 teaspoons salt 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin Pinch of cayenne pepper...

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