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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Food & Wine

‘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

Kosher.com Launches Passover Prep HQ

(Courtesy of Kosher.com) Make Passover easy this year with the help of Kosher.com! Over 40 kosher recipe writers, food bloggers and influencers have joined together for a project to cover every aspect of making Pesach. Each one shares their particular expertise, whether it’s organizing Passover pots and pans storage, affordable

De La Rosa Explains the Safe Use of Oils for Cooking

(Courtesy of De La Rosa) Times are changing and more and more people in the Jewish community are recognizing that it is important to be healthy, while remaining strictly kosher. This is the guiding light of De La Rosa Real Foods, whose mission is to “Put ‘Heavenly Sparks’ Back Into Food.”

Historic Shiloh Is Home to the History-Making Shiloh Winery

It’s the stuff of legend. American-born Amichai Luria, who made aliyah when he was four years old, was a wine hobbyist (a self-taught winemaker) when his private selection of 3,000 bottles led him to meet Mayer Chomer, the owner of Shiloh Winery, who tasted a glass of his Bordeaux-style blend. They

Shiloh Is Home to the History-Making Shiloh Winery

It’s the stuff of legend. American-born Amichai Luria, who made aliyah when he was four years old, was a wine hobbyist (a self-taught winemaker) when his private selection of 3,000 bottles led him to meet Mayer Chomer, the owner of Shiloh Winery, who tasted a glass of his Bordeaux-style blend. They teamed up and the rest is history. The winery is now known for its

Lucky Roll Ice Cream in Englewood Reopens After Burst Water Pipe

Ice cream is supposed to be frozen. Pipes are not. Open only a few months, Lucky Roll Ice Cream, located at 2 Palisade Avenue in Englewood, had to close for repairs due to a burst water pipe. But that’s history. Lucky Roll is once again making frozen ice cream treats, rolled by hand with a variety of crunchy cereal fillings.