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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.
Apple Tart Squares with Honey Glaze

Apple Tart Squares with Honey Glaze

Eitan Bernath, Forward September 1, 2021

Eitan Bernath, the 19 year-old cooking phenom, shares a sweet, flakey recipe for fall. Ingredients 1 sheet puff pastry dough, defrosted 1 egg, lightly beaten 1 cup sugar 2 teaspoons cinnamon 3 tart apples, such as granny smith, thinly sliced 2...

Red Wine Braised Short Ribs with Creamy Polenta

Red Wine Braised Short Ribs with Creamy Polenta

Eitan Bernath, Forward August 31, 2021

Eitan Bernath, the 19 year-old cooking phenom, shares this warm, rich High Holiday dish. Prep time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 4 hours Serves 4 people Ingredients For the Short Ribs 2 tablespoons vegetable 3 pounds beef short ribs, cut into...

High Holiday Italian honey cookies

High Holiday Italian honey cookies

Rob Eshman, Forward August 30, 2021

I’m not ashamed to admit that outside our kosher home, I don’t just eat kosher food. But admitting I don’t really like popular Jewish foods— that’s kind of embarrassing. Here’s my short list of the foods of my People that I’d be fine...

How to Make the Juiciest Instant Pot Brisket

How to Make the Juiciest Instant Pot Brisket

JEFFREY EISNER, MY JEWISH LEARNING August 19, 2021

I take such pride in this dish. To me, being Jewish is all about traditions, and in Jewish families, brisket is a tradition in and of itself. We’re talking tender, fall-apart brisket in an incredibly simple sweet and savory sauce (trust me on the ketchup)....

Chickpea gnocchi with summer vegetables: Italy, meet the Middle East

Chickpea gnocchi with summer vegetables: Italy, meet the Middle East

Rob Eshman, Forward August 15, 2021

Chickpea gnocchetti — gnocchetti di ceci— little knuckles of garbanzo beans and flour— combine two of my favorite things: the Middle East and Italy. This recipe is inspired by one I found in an old issue of La Cucina Italiana that I fished...

An easy plum tart for summer’s hottest days

An easy plum tart for summer’s hottest days

Carly Pildis, Forward August 13, 2021

#tweetyourshabbat is a global movement founded by Carly Pildis, celebrating the struggle and joy of getting Shabbat on the table every week. This is a place for real dinners and real conversations about Jewish life. Join us at Forward in sharing what...

Heres an easy Rosh Hashanah side dish

Here’s an easy Rosh Hashanah side dish

Howard Wasserman, Adventures in Kosher Cooking August 11, 2021

The Hebrew word “kosher” means fit or proper as it relates to Jewish dietary law. Kosher foods are permitted to be eaten and can be used as ingredients in the production of additional food items. And when it comes to Kosher cooking,...

Sweet apricot kernel in a tiny bowl. CC public domain

The Jewish Herbal: Apricot

July 6, 2021

This article originally appeared at forward.com. Reposted with permission. The Jewish Herbal: Mystical Reflections on Food, Nature and Urban Farming” is a regular column by Devorah Brous charting the ways we can use mystical Jewish wisdom, earth-based...

My Jewish Recipe Box: Coconut Marble Loaf

My Jewish Recipe Box: Coconut Marble Loaf

June 10, 2021

This story originally appeared on JewishFoodSociety.com “My grandparents ran Ratchick’s, a classic Ashkenazi Jewish bakery on Avenue J and 15th Street in Brookly, for decades,” writes cookbook author Julia Turshen in her new book “Simply...

The remarkable true story of this German Coffee Cake recipe

The remarkable true story of this German Coffee Cake recipe

LINDSAY GARDNER , THE JEWISH FOOD SOCIETY June 2, 2021
As a mom, she’s committed to investing in generational recipes and family history “so that my daughters understand that it means something and meant something and why… I think food, especially for children, is a way into that story.”
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