Chickpea Bolognese

Emanuelle Lee   This article originally appeared on The Nosher. Winter months require a steady stream of comfort food for survival. But the start of the year also brings a time when people are more health-focused, perhaps even cutting their meat intake. This...
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Shirley’s Kitchen: Coffee Cake

From: Gail Goldstein Raznick Originating from: Rose Raznick Prepared by: Gail Raznick Aileen Eisenstatt always used to bring chocolate cake over when Donald came home from school. This is MY Aileen Eisenstatt cake! Cooking time: check at 45 min. 10 more minutes if...
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Shirley’s Kitchen: Cheesecake

  Gail Raznick Although it always looked so pretty when Mom made her cheesecakes, I can’t bring myself to top them with the cans of Wilderness fruit toppings (too much sugar, etc,) so I just make a berry purée instead. Sorry Mom! From: Shirley Goldstein...
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Cheesy Kale and Potato Gratin Recipe

  By Chaya Rappoport   (The Nosher via JTA) – Chances are, if you’ve heard of Hanukkah, you’ve heard of the miraculous jug of oil that lasted eight days instead of one, the Maccabees, and of their hero, the warrior Judah. But there’s another hero — or in...
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Shirley’s Kitchen: Denver Chocolate Sheet Cake

    Denver Chocolate Sheet Cake From: Gail Raznick Originating from: Colorado Cache Cookbook Prepared by: Gail Raznick   I make this a lot! I first tried it because with the recipe, it said “good with peppermint ice cream!”   Cooking time: 30...
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Frozen Limonana: The Israeli Slushie Your Summer Needs

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...
S’mores Babka Recipe

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...
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...