Thursday, October 18, 2018

Food & Wine

How to Make the Ultimate Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Someone must have been looking out for me that day, because I had just enough peanut butter left in the jar to make my dream a reality. Get ready to smell the nuttiest bite of heaven, where you’ll find me, floating on cloud nine and munching a cookie.

A couple of days later I happened upon the

Vinaigrette Has Fresh Salads to Eat In or On-the-Go

Greens and grains with an assortment of toppings, prepared fresh and served quickly, make Vinaigrette a welcome addition to the Teaneck restaurant scene. Jonathan Speiser, owner of Dougie’s, located next door on West Englewood Avenue, saw a need for timely, tasty but healthy meals for the many office

8th Day Caterers Is Named Exclusive Caterer at Jewish Center of Teaneck

8th Day Caterers recently announced that it has signed with Heichal HaTorah to be the exclusive provider of catering services at the Jewish Center of Teaneck at 70 Sterling Place in Teaneck. This marks another milestone for the catering company, which was started by Bergenfield native Dovid Lisker fifteen years

Whatever Your Price Range, Toast 2018 With a Kosher Bubbly

This time of year, even though Rosh Hashanah is long past, with many of us taking a little time off work, it’s easy to get into the celebratory spirit. Since our wedding anniversary is this time of year, my husband and I try to find time to celebrate by opening a special bottle of bubbly.


Lucky Roll in Englewood Is the First Kosher Rolled Ice Cream in the U.S.

Rolled ice cream. Doesn’t sound possible, does it? Rolled ice cream is a popular street food in Thailand that is popping up throughout the U.S. Lucky for us, David Ng, a young entrepreneur from New York’s Chinatown, got the idea to open a rolled ice cream store in Englewood, at 2

Slurping Our Way Through the Inbal Soup Festival

This past week I was fortunate enough to spend time visiting my daughter Tamar in my most favorite place in the world, Israel. One of the highlights of my short trip was visiting the ongoing soup festival at the Inbal Hotel in Jerusalem, which is the brainchild of the Inbal’s executive chef, Nir

Every Package of Tic Tacs Must Have the OU Imprint

Recently, many have noticed that some, but not all, Tic Tac packages now bear the OU imprint. Rabbi Tzvi Nussbaum, the voice of the OU Kashrut Hotline, explained that: “Tic Tacs, depending upon which distribution and manufacturing depot they come from, now sport the OU on its packaging. Therefore it is most important that each time it is

Teaneck’s Cake & Co. Welcomes the Kosher Cake Boss

Before Cake Boss took US viewers by storm, bakeries in England and across Europe were already building pastry masterpieces. For the past four years Cake & Co. on Queen Anne Road in Teaneck has brought those bakery delights to North Jersey. Now Cake & Co can offer the expertise of the British

Skinny Cooking Yields Good Eating

Reviewing: “Secrets of Skinny Cooking,” by Victoria Dwek. Artscroll/Shaar Press, Mesorah Publications Ltd., 288 pages. 2017. ISBN-10:1-4226-1898-6.

When it comes to eating, we live in a perpetual conflict. We all crave delicious food, which usually includes copious

Edible Perler Beads Are Your New Favorite Craft

The thought of Chanukah brings back memories of warm cozy nights, eating latkes and donuts, playing dreidel, and enjoying fun, special and creative activities. Chanukah brings a unique opportunity for family and friends to get together, more so than the rest of the year. Nothing makes these

Wine Regions of Israel: Enjoy Complex, Rare Varietals From the Judean Hills and Shomron

Part II of IV

Moving southward in our tour of the wine regions of Israel, we move out of the amazing Galilee region and into the Judean Hills and Shomron. These are big wines, made old-world style but by people with new-world (mainly California and Australia) experience, with the grapes from

Mix Up Your Chanukah With Sweet Potato and Leek Latkes

For a night off from the classic white potatoes and yellow onion latkes, enjoy these delectably different sweet potato and leek latkes! Don’t worry; your family will gobble these up just as quickly as the regular ones, and you might even create a new family favorite.