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EST. 2011 BY LIZ RUEVEN
Wednesday, December 18, 2019

3 Tips to Healthier Chanukah + Broccoli & Cauliflower Latkes

3 Tips to Healthier Chanukah + Broccoli & Cauliflower Latkes

When Westport Magazine asked me for three tips on how to celebrate a healthier Chanukah all I could muster at first was, "forget the latkes". After all, Chanukah (also spelled Hanukkah) foods are all about frying in oil which, no matter how you sizzle it, does not point to eight nights of  healthy eating. Af...

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

8 Gift Ideas to Light up your Holiday

8 Gift Ideas to Light up your Holiday

Kosher Like Me readers know that we love supporting small businesses, individual creatives and all things local. When it's time to buy holiday gifts for family and friends we lean towards pop-up shops and women owned businesses that share our values. If you feel similarly, you'll love this selection of gifts ...

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

How to Bake your Challah Full of Blessings

How to Bake your Challah Full of Blessings

There's a challah revolution going on as bakers of all levels knead seasonal ingredients into their Shabbat and festive loaves. Sure, we celebrate the simplicity of traditional challah on Friday nights, but we're excited by creative versions that fuse symbolic ingredients into holiday loaves like this one for...

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

SABABA Cookbook Giveaway will Sweeten your Holiday

SABABA Cookbook Giveaway will Sweeten your Holiday

Sababa; Fresh, Sunny Flavors from my Israeli Kitchen, the just released cookbook by Adeena Sussman, is AWESOME. In fact, the word sababa is Hebrew slang (borrowed from Arabic) for awesome. We think the timing of this Israeli cookbook release is so awesome that we're offering a giveaway of one copy to a lu...

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Poppy Seed Schnitzel for Chanukah? Yes, Please!

Poppy Seed Schnitzel for Chanukah? Yes, Please!

And just like that... we're about to celebrate Chanukah! Get ready to swiftly shift from talking turkey to frying potato pancakes, sufganiyot (Israeli style donuts) and schnitzel. Wait! Schnitzel for Chanukah? YES, please! This extra crunchy version will be a great crowd pleaser next to any of these dair...

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Honey Za’atar Chicken: SO Millennial Kosher

Honey Za’atar Chicken: SO Millennial Kosher

Chanie Apfelbaum, author of Millennial Kosher , has created a cookbook that is an inspired expression of our times. While her culinary roots are in traditional Ashkenazic flavors, she has reimagined dishes that are familiar but more globally inspired, uncomplicated without being basic and healthier without...

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Lemon Hamantaschen with Swiss Meringue Swirls

Lemon Hamantaschen with Swiss Meringue Swirls

The two things all hamantaschen have in common are their triangular shape and some sort of filling nestled inside cookie walls. Some like 'em sweet and jammy with a crisp exterior. Others love flavored doughs (yes to all chocolate or anything flecked with herbs) as a starting point for imaginative Purim treat...

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

The Healthy Jewish Kitchen & Sri Lankan Rice with Dried Fruits & Nuts

The Healthy Jewish Kitchen & Sri Lankan Rice with Dried Fruits & Nuts

Jewish soul food and healthy recipes are perfectly in sync in Paula Shoyer’s most recent and fourth cookbook, The Healthy Jewish Kitchen; Fresh, Contemporary Recipes for Every Occasion. Vibrant recipes transport the home cook across the globe in Shoyer's exploration of nutrient dense dishes that reflect tod...

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Thanksgiving Chutney with Cranberries & Cherries

Thanksgiving Chutney with Cranberries & Cherries

With Thanksgiving just two weeks from now, it's time to start building your menu with an eye towards   easy, do-ahead dishes so the day before the feast doesn't send you off into a tizzy. Considering that cranberry sauces, dressings and chutneys may be prepared up to one week in advance,  you can knock one...

Monday, October 9, 2017

Shape & Flavor these Twice Baked Cookies as You Like

Shape & Flavor these Twice Baked Cookies as You Like

Fall foliage, dropping temperatures and a shift in what's piled high at farmers' markets all point towards autumn and for those who celebrate, the Jewish harvest festival of Sukkot. The theme of welcoming guests into one's home, or succah, is emphasized during these days of celebration. There's a prolifera...