Food

You Can Make An Entenmann’s Danish at Home (And You’ll Never Look Back)

By SONYA SANFORD 

(The Nosher via JTA) – I grew up in a home where almost every meal was made from scratch. In retrospect, I’m grateful for the delicious healthy food I grew up eating, but at the time I coveted my friends’ fruit roll-ups, Capri Suns and Happy Meals....
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Nosher: Frozen Limonana: The Israeli slushie your summer needs

By CHAYA RAPPOPORT

(The Nosher via JTA) – Limonana is a classic Israeli drink that combines freshly squeezed lemon juice and mint leaves for a unique Israeli-style lemonade treat that’s beloved throughout the country.

Limonana is a combination of the Hebrew and Arabic words “limon” and “nana,” which mean lemon...
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No-Bake Strawberry Coconut Pie for Passover

By SONYA SANFORD 

(The Nosher via JTA) — I first tried raw vegan coconut cream pie years ago at Café Gratitude, one of the popular plant-based restaurants in Los Angeles. Café Gratitude is a quintessential healthy L.A. eatery. The menu features dishes with titles like “I am bountiful” and “I...
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Rachael Ray cooked Israeli food — and stirred up controversy

(JTA) — Are hummus, za’atar and cucumber salad Israeli foods?

Celebrity chef Rachael Ray said they are — and the floodgates of Middle Eastern conflict opened: Palestinians claimed the foods as their own and are accusing her of cultural erasure. Israelis thanked her and are accusing her critics of ignoring...
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Blue Crinkle Cookies Recipe for Chanukah

By RACHEL KOR 

(The Nosher via JTA) — In many homes, there is a tradition to bake Chanukah cookies this time of year. Whether it’s the sugar and butter mixing in the mixer, the blue and white sprinkles, or the festive menorah cookie cutters, there is something about cookie baking...
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Humble Moroccan doughnut is Israel’s Chanukah staple

By ANDREW TOBIN

TEL AVIV (JTA) – The sufganiyah is the plump, shining star of Chanukah in Israel.

During the holiday season, the famed jelly doughnut poses in the windows of cafés and bakeries across the country. It sparkles with oil and sugar, and shows just enough filling to keep...
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Chabad, Hadassah to host Challah Bake 200 tonight

Chabad Lubavitch of Louisiana and the Greater New Orleans Chapter of  Hadassah will be hosting a challah bake-off titled Mega Challah Bake 200 tonight, Wednesday, Oct. 25, at 7:00 p.m.

The event will be held at Gates of Prayer, 4000 West Esplanade Avenue in Metairie.

Two hundred women...
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Israeli wines produced in West Bank removed from Canadian stores

The Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO) has ordered stores in the province to remove Israeli wines manufactured at two wineries of the West Bank from their shelves as they are labeled “Product of Israel” and not marked as “Product of the West Bank.”

According to a letter obtained by B’nai Brith...
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How to Make Labne Ice Cream

By SHANNON SARNA

(The Nosher via JTA) — Labne lovers rejoice — you can now enjoy you favorite yogurt dip as a dessert. If you love tangy, tart frozen yogurt, you are going to love this easy frozen dessert topped with tahini, silan (date honey), regular honey and/or crumbled halvah.

This...
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Compost Cookie Hamantaschen Recipe

By SHANNON SARNA

(Nosher via JTA) — If you’ve never made compost cookies, but you love desserts that are a little salty and a little sweet, this cookie (and hamantaschen) are for you. Do a quick Google search for “compost cookie” and you will come up with dozens of recipes. But...
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