Chocolate Quinoa Cake Recipe

By Paula Shoyer (The Nosher via JTA) — I had heard the myth of chocolate cakes made with cooked quinoa and didn’t quite believe they would actually be tasty. This cake is surprisingly moist and delicious. Note: This recipe is gluten- and dairy-free, and Passover...
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Moroccan-Style Brisket with Dried Fruit and Capers Recipe

By Jennifer Segal (The Nosher via JTA) – For years I made Nach Waxman’s “most-Googled brisket recipe” for every Jewish holiday. My family loved it, but eventually, we all got tired of the same ol’ same ol’. One year I decided to mix things up a bit and give the recipe...
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You Can Make An Entenmann’s Danish at Home (And You’ll Never Look Back)

By Sonya Sanford (The Nosher via JTA) – I grew up in a home where almost every meal was made from scratch. In retrospect, I’m grateful for the delicious healthy food I grew up eating, but at the time I coveted my friends’ fruit roll-ups, Capri Suns and Happy Meals....
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Frozen Limonana: The Israeli Slushie Your Summer Needs

By Chaya Rappoport (The Nosher via JTA) – Limonana is a classic Israeli drink that combines freshly squeezed lemon juice and mint leaves for a unique Israeli-style lemonade treat that’s beloved throughout the country. Limonana is a combination of the Hebrew and Arabic...
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S’mores Babka Recipe

By Shannon Sarna  (The Nosher via JTA) – Babka is an Eastern European yeasted cake with deep Jewish roots and also great American popularity. One of babka’s most notorious moments was in an episode of “Seinfeld”:  Jerry and Elaine head to Royal Bakery to pick up babka...
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The 5 Best Places to Eat Hummus in Israel

The 5 Best Places to Eat Hummus in Israel

By Jessica Halfin Hummus is a national obsession in Israel. And while your brain might automatically be thinking about those containers you buy at the supermarket, hummus in Israel is a slightly different, more elevated experience. Literally, thousands of hummus...
Everything Bagel Bourekas Recipe

Everything Bagel Bourekas Recipe

By Chaya Rappoport (The Nosher via JTA) — These bourekas are a mix of New York Jewish and Middle Eastern Israeli food cultures. It sounds a little crazy, but it’s incredibly good: The flavorful seasoning blend, slightly sweet from the dried onion and garlic,...
Compost Cookie Hamantaschen Recipe

Compost Cookie Hamantaschen Recipe

Compost Cookie Hamantaschen Recipe By Shannon Sarna (Nosher via JTA) — If you’ve never made compost cookies, but you love desserts that are a little salty and a little sweet, this cookie (and hamantaschen) are for you. Do a quick Google search for “compost cookie” and...
Apricot Pistachio Babka

Apricot Pistachio Babka

By Miri Rotkovitz (The Nosher via JTA) — Babka is having a major moment, and why not? There’s lots to love about the loaves of twisted dough, generously interspersed with a filling that usually involves lots of chocolate. Many professional bakers behind babka’s...
Sephardic-Inspired Sangria – Two Ways

Sephardic-Inspired Sangria – Two Ways

By Samantha Ferraro (The Nosher via JTA) — Aromatic flavors of rose and orange blossom are still strong reminders of my childhood. I didn’t eat like the “other kids” on the block. I grew up with exotic Sephardic dishes of fasulye (Turkish green beans) and fideo...