The other day, Tech Insider posted a video about “the best way to cut a bagel.” Intrigued, yet skeptical of the tech industry’s bagel-eating skills, we pressed play.
Ina Garten’s birthday is today, and we can’t think of any better way to celebrate our favorite celebrity chef than by cooking some of her classic Jewish recipes. No TV personality and cookbook writer has a more fun-loving, yet expert-graceful approach as Ina, whose books (Cooking For Jeffrey and Barefoot Contessa Foolproof: Recipes You Can Trust, to name a few) are infused with as many practical cooking tips as touching anecdotes.
Anyone who visits New York considers Katz’s Deli a must stop on their city food tour – it’s such an epic part of NYC’s history, it’s even made its way into movies and is an integral part of the country’s pop culture.
Rye bread is on the rise, making headlines and appearing at farmers markets, upscale restaurants, and Scandinavian-inspired bakeries.
You may have heard of chef Isa Chandra Moskowitz from the Post Punk Kitchen or from her recipe blog, IsaChandra.com. She was one of the first vegan cooks to make a home for herself on the blogosphere, and she created more than just a food blog — she built a forum for anyone who wanted to learn the ins and outs of cooking without animal products. For me, her blog is still the best place on the Internet for vegan challah, mac ‘n cheese, and cinnamon buns!
Israeli food — hummus, falafel, tabbouleh and more — continues to trend, transforming the way Americans cook and eat. What started with Israeli-born chef Yotam Ottolenghi’s Jerusalem cookbook and continued with a surge of Israeli-owned restaurants and small-batch hummus and tahini-makers, the Israeli food scene shows no sign of slowing.
Nothing pleases a passionate cook like a brand new cookbook, pages crisp, not yet splattered. Lucky for us, 2016 yielded dozens of fantastic Jewish cookbooks, so whittling down our list of favorites to just five was no easy task!
This week, as documented by The New York Times, families across America will serve a Thanksgiving meal that speaks to their family’s distinct heritage and culinary traditions. As this article illustrates, Thanksgiving menus are every bit as diverse as our population.