Valentine’s Day Recipe: Manischewitz Pasta

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It’s February. You’re going about life as usual. Work, eat, sleep. Eat, sleep, work. Eat some more. Then you realize it’s three days before Valentine’s Day. You want to do something special with your significant other this year, and as much fun as falling asleep on the couch in your pajamas is, you’re in the mood for something a little fancier. But oh, woe! There are no reservations to be had! Don’t throw in the towel quite yet, there’s still a way to have a romantic V-Day meal. It involves–gasp–cooking something yourself.

Posted on February 9, 2016

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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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