Friday, September 24th 2021   |

Food

Beyond the bagel: Breaking the fast with flair

By SHANNON SARNA

NEW YORK (JTA) — By the time the fast is over on Yom Kippur, the last thing you want to be doing is patchkeing in the kitchen to prepare lots of food. And as much as I can’t wait to shove a bagel and cream cheese with all the fixins in my face, I also like to enjoy something sweet, something salty and something a little fresh...

Grilled Kofta with Eggplant and Tomatoes

By SAMANTHA FERRARO

(The Nosher via JTA) — “Ladies can grill too!” is what I thought while watching the men tend to the grill at one of my favorite Middle Eastern eateries recently. But after years of owning a charcoal grill and by default having the husband maintain it, I figured it was about time this lady learned to worked some magic over the coals.

So we took an afternoon last weekend for...

Pomegranate and Honey Glazed Chicken

By LIZ RUEVEN

(The Nosher via JTA) — Pomegranates, or rimonim in Hebrew, are one of the most recognizable and highly symbolic fruits in Jewish culture. Originating in Persia, these reddish, thick-skinned fruits (technically a berry) begin to appear in markets at the end of summer and are readily available for holiday cooking by Rosh Hashanah.

According to Gil Marks in “The Encyclopedia of Jewish Food,” the abundance of seeds,...