Posts Tagged ‘ food ’

Meet Max Ries, Who Brought Edible Insects to 1940s Chicago

February 5, 2016
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fried worms

There’s been a surge of interest in entomophagy, the human consumption of insects. Eighty percent of the world’s population already does it. Even in Israel, a recent locust swarm got foodies salivating, even though it’s unclear whether–or more precisely, which–locusts are kosher. Americans have been eating insects for decades, and…

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Scan Your Snack With This Amazing Israeli Invention

September 21, 2015
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Scan Your Snack With This Amazing Israeli Invention

It used to be that x-ray vision was just for superheroes like Superman and Ultra…

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The Incredible, Edible 7-Hour Sephardic Egg

August 10, 2015
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The Incredible, Edible 7-Hour Sephardic Egg

Despite the proliferation of hard-boiled egg methods, the essentials are all pretty much the same:…

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How Jews Changed Italian Cooking Forever

August 5, 2015
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How Jews Changed Italian Cooking Forever

While living in Spain, this writer presented her…

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Why This Weird Looking Mushroom is Called “Jew’s Ear”

May 14, 2015
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Why This Weird-Looking Mushroom is Called Jew's Ear

What do Judas Iscariot and hot and sour…

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Beyond Bubbie

March 28, 2013
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beyond-bubbie1

Where did your favorite Passover recipes come from? Whether they’re…

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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,…

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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…

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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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