Sunday, May 27, 2018

Food & Wine

The River Wine’s Contessa Annalisa Label Releases Kosher Gavi di Gavi

Piedmont, in Northern Italy, produces some of the country’s most significant wines. Perhaps most famous in kosher circles for the sweet wines made around the city of Asti, the region produces many dry and more serious wines as well.

About 50 miles away from Asti, the village of Gavi,

Desserts That Help Us Enjoy the Fruits of Summer

Fruits are in great abundance during the summer. Prices are low and the choices are plentiful. Try some of these delicious recipes and enjoy! 

Peach Crisp

Even if they are not from Georgia, peaches are a staple in most kitchens during the

Israel’s Beit Yitzhak Fruit Spreads and Tapenades Burst With Flavor

At this summer’s Fancy Food Show in Manhattan, we had the chance to try Beit Yitzhak’s jams and tapenades. With farms located in the Sharon Valley, Beit Yitzhak Natural Products is a family business that has been producing all-natural fruit products since 1993. Among the most popular of their products are the

Airy, Impressive, Devastatingly Simple Focaccia Challah

This challah was originally a fabulous focaccia bread recipe from Lynn Kutner from the now-closed Center for Kosher Culinary Arts. I altered it to make a airy, savory challah, perfect to wow guests at Friday night dinner. And I mean, you will really wow them! The challah is best the same day it’s baked, so make it Friday morning, and cover it tightly to use

Hard Seltzers, Hard Sodas and Fruity Beers Are the Taste of Summer

Since this year I marked the 21st anniversary of my 21st birthday, I knew we had to lower the average age of our tasting group for hard seltzers, hard sodas and flavored fruity and summery beers that were recommended by Scott Maybaum of Wine Country. Maybaum explained that these refreshing drinks are perfect for these dog

Make Your Summer Barbecues Sizzle

(StatePoint) With family and friends gathering to celebrate all summer long, try a new and healthy twist on some backyard barbecue essentials.

Dishing on Sides

Meats may be the star of the show, but no backyard barbecue is complete without side

Don’t Judge a Wine by Its Color: These Reds Are Perfect for Summertime Sipping

Experts recommend top four red varieties for ‘chilling out’ with when the heat is on.

(Courtesy of Royal Wines) Conventional wisdom holds that red wine is too heavy to drink during the summer. It’s true that many full-bodied, tannic reds can be hard to enjoy when the weather turns hot and

Wedge These Cheese Triangles Into Your Menu

Tnuva Cheese Wedges are not only a delectable, spreadable treat on sandwiches, they also can be used as a key ingredient in various recipes throughout the year (see below). Made from pasteurized cheese food in the land of milk and honey, Tnuva Cheese Wedges contain only 40 calories per serving. Tnuva Cheese Wedges are Cholov Yisroel and highlight the

Kosher.com Serves Up Delicious Cauliflower Mac and Cheese for the Nine Days

(courtesy of kosher.com) Keeping dinners interesting, delicious and nutritious during the nine-day period leading up to Tisha B’Av when it’s customary for Jews to refrain from eating meat can be challenging.

The folks at

Getting ‘The Latest Scoop’ at Ice Cream on Grand

For many years, when my family had nothing doing on a Sunday, my father used to suggest hiking at the Flat Rock Brook Nature Center. Afterwards, my father would always obliquely mention that Ice Cream on Grand was nearby. He reasoned that our hiking (sluggishly, for two miles), made us clearly deserving of

Try the New Nine Days Menu at Chopstix

Feeling withdrawal from your usual barbeques and fleishig meals during the nine days? If you are looking for your fix, look no further than the new and improved nine days menu at Chopstix.

The menu includes all types of tofus, steamed with mixed vegetables or served with all different types of

Cong. Beth Aaron to Host Kosher Catch During the Nine Days

Kosher Catch will be bringing its famous wild-caught fish to Congregation Beth Aaron for a fish and chips pop-up restaurant during the Nine Days on Thursday, July 27, from 5 to 8 p.m. The pop-up will feature fish and chips, fish sandwiches and fresh raw poke bowls, and will have a mashgiach on site during. Kosher Catch is under the