The Good Book

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'The Gefilte Manifesto: New Recipes for Old World Jewish Foods,' will reinvent classic Ashkenazi recipes, including pickles, kraut, blintzes, strudel, schmaltz, kvass and, of course, gefilte fish...

2014-10-15 11:34
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If you love lemons, you'll really love etrogs and the cake they make. Courtesy of St. Martin's Press

... make etrog cake.

2014-10-14 16:03
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A mother reflects on how cooking with her son, who has autism, helped her connect with him -- and inspired her to write a cookbook as well.

2014-09-09 16:27
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The author of this rags-to-riches tale set, in the rags section, on the Lower East Side, did her ice cream history homework.

2014-06-30 15:04
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Fat’s chance, again, courtesy of cookbook author Michael Ruhlman.

2014-06-25 15:53
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“We were just sitting. It was depressing. I don’t think we really knew what Thanksgiving was, but we knew it was a celebration, and there we were in our empty apartment with our garbage mattress...

2014-06-25 15:25
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It's called “La Pasta,” and it's a simple delicacy, beloved by Spanish-speaking Jews from Morocco, served with mint tea.

2014-06-25 14:56
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When Florence Tabrys was 14 years old, Nazis occupied her small hometown of Szydlowiec, Poland. Three years later, she and her younger sister were sent to a munitions factory. They were later...

2014-06-24 13:15
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A century ago, Little Italy was filled with nonni, or grandmothers, who cooked and cleaned and shopped with skill and a take-charge style. Now an Israeli woman has laid claim to that...

2014-06-18 16:33
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Knish

Forget pizza, bagels and burgers: in turn-of-the-century New York City, only one snack ruled the streets: the knish.

2014-06-18 15:52
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