Food
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Israelis love their barbecue. They do it on the beach. They do it on their hikes. They grill whenever and wherever possible — empty parking lot? Let’s do it! When that smoky aroma fills … more
In 1983, Italian-Israeli professor Sandra Debenedetti Stow stunned the scholarly world with an explosive article that proposed that Jews introduced pizza to the European diet. She cited Yehuda … more
Father’s Day is upon us, a day to celebrate dads who do so much for their kids. Dads today are a new breed. They populate pediatrician’s offices with sick kids, attend PTA meetings and … more
You’ve probably heard of cheesecake or blintzes as traditional foods to enjoy for the Jewish holiday of Shavuot, but get ready to fall in love with a cheese-filled carb treat you have never … more
Even non-religious Jews who celebrate Shavuot may know the holiday as a day for eating cheesecake, along with other creamy, dairy-rich dishes, like cheese blintzes and kugel for Ashkenazim and … more
It is almost time for one of the few holidays that allows us to put away the chicken soup. Shavuot is the holiday of cream and cheese and white foods. It is a sweet holiday celebrated with lots … more
Blueberries are here, and so are the first baby lettuces of the season. We’ve had so much rain this spring that the lettuces may even be full grown by now. These two arrivals to the … more
The upside of all the rain we’ve had this past month is that the rhubarb in my yard is phenomenal this year. The leaves are two feet across and the stalks are two feet high and as thick as … more
Israel’s adversaries in the BDS movement thought they could starve Israel through economic warfare that included even its food sector. Many remember the furor over SodaStream, Sabra hummus, … more
Peas. Just say the word, and kids run for cover. Peas are the food that people love to hate. I hated them. My kids hated them. My mother hated them. And then my dad began to grow them in his … more
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