Ben & Jerry’s Goes Non-Dairy… Finally!

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Big news in the Jewish food world! Ben and Jerry’s is finally making non-dairy ice cream. They announced four wonderfully rich and indulgent flavors today. If you thought that news couldn’t get sweeter, they also announced via Twitter that this new line will be marked Kosher-DE (manufactured with Dairy Equipment).

Posted on February 3, 2016

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Shabbat Recipe: Dafina, Slow-Cooked Moroccan Stew

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Dafina is an iconic slow-cooked Moroccan stew served especially on Shabbat. It has a long history and no two are the same. For centuries, Jewish women around the world have prepared some kind of similar dish each week, usually prepping the ingredients Friday to be served for lunch the next day. Although recent generations have immigrated around the globe to different countries, the tradition of this classic dish has prevailed and is close to each family’s heart.

Posted on February 3, 2016

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Buffalo Chicken Wings with Non-Dairy Ranch Recipe

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My general approach to cooking kosher and vegetarian food is to focus on celebrating what is not restricted, as opposed to attempting to make a “fake” version of something. Veggie burgers, for example, often get this wrong. Don’t try to convince me I’m eating beef if what is on my burger bun is vegetarian. Rather, let the legumes and vegetables that came together to make this patty shine! Distract me from what is not really there by showing me what is, in all its glory.

Posted on January 31, 2016

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9 Jewish Snacks for Your Next Netflix Binge

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A few years ago, before binge watching had really caught on, my husband and I heard of a new show called Homeland. The season had just finished airing, but was On Demand in its totality. It was smack in the middle of winter, and we had my in-laws’ vacation home entirely to ourselves. With wine and snacks in hand, we settled in for the weekend by a roaring fire to happily devour the entire season.

Posted on January 26, 2016

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