Panzanella salad is about as classic summer (and Italian) as it gets. Day-old, crusty bread takes on a new, fresher life when paired with juicy summer tomatoes, veggies and a light dressing. There are so many variations of this beloved salad, but to me they all scream one simple thing: summer. Also resourcefulness. Also delicious. Ok, this salad screams three things to me.
There are so many different ways to enjoy hummus, and I must admit, I usually love them all – I grew up in Israel! And equal to my love of hummus is my love of Asian flavors. I even made sushi latkes last year for Hanukkah, which were a huge hit. This Asian-inspired green pea hummus is a marriage of my two passions for interesting hummus varieties and Asian influences.
The “Julia Child of Pot” is reinventing the way Americans cook with cannabis, and adding a Jewish twist. It’s not just “weed butter” and “pot brownies” anymore–it’s “potato latkes with canna-pear creme fresh” and “stoned pepper pecan noodle pudding.”
One of the most outstanding Jewish food trends of the year has to be shakshuka–a Sephardic North African dish of stewed tomatoes, garlic and onions with poached eggs, usually served with fresh pita for dipping. It’s an easy one-pan meal that really comes in handy when you’re in a time-crunch or are low on groceries. What’s more satisfying than creating a hearty meal out of canned tomatoes, garlic, and eggs?
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In addition to a lifetime supply of paper towels, 20 pound bags of sugar, and all the discount books you could ever hope for, Costco also carries a decent selection of Jewish and kosher foods. We recently perused the aisles of our local Costco location to scout out the most awesome Jewish products.
I am a grown woman who loves Instagram. There, I said it.
Whether you’re growing your own tomatoes in the backyard (like me!), getting barrels of tomatoes in a CSA, or just buying the bounty of tomatoes at your supermarket, it’s hard to ignore that it’s thoroughly tomato season. And sometimes it can be hard to figure out what to do with all those bright beauties.