Posts Tagged ‘ food ’

Beyond Bubbie

March 28, 2013
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beyond-bubbie1

Where did your favorite Passover recipes come from? Whether they’re your own innovations or they came to you on a stained recipe card, they probably come with good stories, too: the kugel that brought a couple together; the time your dog ate a Tupperware full of matzah balls. (Or does that only happen in…

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Star and Shamrock

November 21, 2012
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star-and-shamrock

Some combinations are obvious: peanut butter and jelly, rock and roll, Bert and Ernie. Others…

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Reasons for Cholent

July 20, 2012
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cholent-recipe

Mark Kurlansky’s book Edible Stories (2010) is an indulgence for book-nerds and foodies: It’s a collection of 16…

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Matzah-Flavored Beer

July 9, 2012
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matzah beer

During the holiday of Passover, many Jews eschew bread,…

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The Inspiration for ‘The Dictator’

May 11, 2012
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dictator

In his new film The Dictator, Sacha Baron Cohen plays “a…

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Meat Heart

May 8, 2012
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url

“God loves my hair,” writes Melissa Broder in “Ciao Manhattan,” a poem…

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A Self-Operating Napkin

May 7, 2012
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url

If you’ve ever seen a needlessly complicated contraption–take,…

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The Weirdest Passover Ever

April 6, 2012
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the weirdest passover ever I

Here are a few of our favorite Passover-related…

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A Brief History of Gefilte Fish

February 10, 2012
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The #1 reason gefilte fish is served at Shabbat dinner tables these…

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Bagel Fever

November 16, 2011
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bagels

The bagel has long been a basic codifier of Askenazic Jewish identity.…

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Cowboys Love Manischewitz

September 13, 2011
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“There’s nothing so unusual about being a Jewish…

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As Jewish As Chinese Food

July 28, 2011
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“Ask yourself, what food have you eaten more…

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