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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Food & Wine

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.

Add Zesty Zahtar to Your Pesach Menu

(Courtesy of Pereg) Zahtar (also spelled Za’atar) may be the new “it” spice here in the U.S., but this aromatic, savory seasoning blend has been a staple of Middle Eastern and Mediterranean tables since ancient times. It’s perfect as a meat rub, blends beautifully with olive oil for an amazing classic dip, and takes grilled veggies

Teaneck Couple Simplifies Kosher Cooking

When you think about gourmet food, you probably envision long hours over the stove. It doesn’t have to be that way anymore, thanks to “3Step Prep: Kosher Recipes for the Everyday Cook,” a newly released cookbook by Jason and Yael Gevertzman. Every recipe in three simple steps!

Dr. Arnold Slyper Shares Ideas on Mediterranean Cooking in New Book

Reviewing: “Family Friendly Mediterranean-Style Cooking: With a Groundbreaking Guide to Weight Loss, Weight Control and Cardiovascular Health,” Feldheim. 2018. 286 pages. ISBN: 9781568716244. $24.99.

In his new book, “Family Friendly Mediterranean-Style Cooking:

Enjoy ‘Smoked’ Wines From Alexander Winery

The insides of oak barrels made to age wine are generally warmed or toasted a bit before the liquid is added to them for fermenting. Toasting, according to the Wine Spectator, is done to mellow the tannins in the wood, and it changes the flavors the barrel might impart from raw wood to more spicy, vanilla

Australian-Style New World Wines Are Tops at Israel’s Nadiv Winery

At Wine Country’s evening of wine and whiskey at Congregation Ahavath Torah and again at Royal Wines Kosher Food and Wine Experience, I got the chance to meet Dan Wasserlauf, a Teaneck resident originally from France who is currently brand ambassador for Nadiv Winery.

Kosher.com Celebrates Milestones at First Birthday

(Courtesy of kosher.com) It began one year ago with a big idea, a passion for food and a dedication to creating a place for the ultimate kosher conversation. Sure, the team was optimistic. But nobody expected that kosher.com would skyrocket quite so high, so

Market Swells With Over 500 New Items for Passover

Number of products soars to 55,000.

With Passover now weeks away, retailers are gearing up for their most intense time of the year. A record near 55,000 products will be available this year for Passover, with at least 500 new items on many grocery shelves. In the

Purim Hamantashen Never Tasted This Good

(Courtesy of IMP) OK, so how do you beat last year’s homemade hamantaschen where everyone in the mishpacha kvelled for “more?”

If you’re searching for “outside the box” hamantaschen recipes that will transform your Purim treat from ho-hum to yum, Tnuva’s culinary experts and renowned culinary artist Jamie Geller have come up with some