Posts Tagged ‘ jewish food ’

The Surprisingly Edible Way India’s Jews Mark Tisha B’Av

July 23, 2015
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The Surprisingly Edible Way India’s Jews Mark Tisha B’Av

What did the saddest day of the year look like in India? For the Bene Israel community, as for Jews around the world, Tisha B’Av marks the end of three weeks of avoiding pleasures like meat, music, and dancing. But this cluster of Indian Jews also broke the twenty-four hour…

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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 soup have in common? A rubbery mushroom…

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The New Site That Lets You Snoop Around an Old Polish Jewish Kitchen

February 25, 2015
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Go Through the Drawers of a 1930s Polish Jewish Kitchen

Have you ever wanted to step into the past? Not into a famous battle, or…

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Jewish v. Goyish: The Abbie Hoffman Edition

January 30, 2014
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Jewish Vs. Goyish

While many Jewish comedians (and one in particular) have noted the differing foodways…

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The Man Who Introduced Matzo Balls to Moo Goo Gai Pan

December 25, 2013
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Ed Schoenfeld

If you ate Chinese food last night you took place…

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The Battle of the Montreal Bagel

November 14, 2013
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If you think of New York as the…

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Falafel Philosophy

October 15, 2013
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The Israeli writer Assaf Gavron straddles the deathly…

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How Do You Say “Cooking Show” in Yiddish?

April 24, 2013
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Julia Child had her glass of wine, Emeril…

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Reasons for Cholent

July 20, 2012
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Mark Kurlansky’s book Edible Stories (2010) is an indulgence for…

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Holy Pigging Out

January 13, 2011
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Can the physical act of eating be a…

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Hanukkah, Chanukah–Pass the Beer

December 2, 2010
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Hanukkah Chanukah - pass the beer

He’Brew is a brand of beer that’s exactly…

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