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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Food & Wine

Is the Mediterranean Diet the Secret to Longevity?

We all want to live long and prosperous lives, envisioning our 90-year-old selves exercising in great health and happiness. However, the splash of reality hits us in the face, telling us that nobody holds the magic 8-ball to our futures. There is obviously no way to know today or tomorrow, but perhaps we can do something about it

114 Brands – Are They Kosher? The Great Post-Pesach Beer Controversy of 2018

Americans love beer.  Beer is the third most popular drink in the world, after tea and coffee.  On average, each American consumes 2 and 1/3 gallons of it every month.  Religious Jewish men like beer as well, and it seems to be a staple item at Shalom Zachars – the traditional meal where appreciation is expressed to the Creator for having allowed the

Make Spring Menus Pop With New Spice Blends From Pereg

(Courtesy of Pereg Foods) The people who brought you fiery Harissa from Tunisia, exotic Moroccan Ras El Hanout and the sassy flavors of Cajun country are at it again. All aboard the Pereg Spice Blend Express—next stops China, Latin America and beyond!

The Ultimate Seder Wine List Is Here

The weeks leading up to Pesach are the U.S. kosher wine industry’s busiest, with more kosher wine purchased during this period than during the rest of the year combined. As wine continues its popularity surge among mainstream kosher consumers, producers are responding in kind with over 3,000 kosher wines being

Pesach-Friendly Paleo Baked Chicken Nuggets

These Paleo Baked Chicken Nuggets are gluten-free, kosher for Pesach and taste even better than the ones you ate as a kid. All you need are a few staple ingredients and less than 30 minutes to have a finger-lickin’ good chicken dinner on the table!

Chicken nuggets were one of those childhood staples, designed for chubby fingers to grab and dunk in

‘Perfect for Pesach’ Pastrami Meatballs

This is one of my most popular recipes from my Pesach cookbook published last year by Artscroll. I have received hundreds of emails and messages from people who made this dish throughout the year and who told me that their families and guests had thoroughly enjoyed it. The recipes in my book are mostly gluten-free, easy

If These Were the Only Good Kosher Wines—Dayenu

Pesach is now around the corner! I cannot even count how many times a day I’m being asked these questions: Which wines should I get for Pesach? Which wines are good for Arba Kosos? On Pesach, we rejoice and thank Hashem for granting us freedom. Freedom from our long enslavement to Mitzrayim, a

Teaneck Doghouse Is Now Under OU Kosher Supervision

The Orthodox Union has extended its kashrut certification to the Teaneck Doghouse, at 1415 Palisade Avenue in Teaneck. The sports restaurant had previously been supervised by Rabbi Zushe Blech, z”l, who passed away earlier this year. On an interim basis, the restaurant was overseen by Rabbi Binyomin Taub until the new

The Ultimate Seder Wine List Is Here

The weeks leading up to Pesach are the U.S. kosher wine industry’s busiest, with more kosher wine purchased during this period than during the rest of the year combined. As wine continues its popularity surge among mainstream kosher consumers, producers are responding in kind with over 3,000 kosher wines being produced annually.

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The Jewish Link Recommends: Great Wines for the Four Cups

With a lot of help from my discerning and talented wine-tasting team, we sought wines that are light enough to drink a glass or two, but meaningful enough to enjoy and sustain us through the marathon Seder repast, arguably the meal of the year where wine shares the starring role

More of Your Favorite Foods Are Kosher for Passover

If you have started shopping for Pesach, you may have discovered many delightful surprises like frozen riced cauliflower, lasagna noodles, organic apple cider vinegar and gluten-free cinnamon matzah. The number of kosher-for-Passover products has more than doubled in just six years. In 2012, there were 23,000 Passover food

Israel’s Morad Winery Makes Fruity Wine Without Grapes

Everyone knows wine is most often made from grapes, but it can actually be made from almost any fruit or vegetable. While it’s hard to say whether turnip or cabbage wine would be tasty, a winery is the Galilee has been making delicious Israeli fruits into wine with great success. At the foot of lsrael’s Carmel