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The Magical, Mystical
Pomegranate

The Magical, Mystical Pomegranate

Did you know that the pomegranate originated in Iran and has been cultivated for 5,000 years? In addition to its many health benefits, it has a prominent role in history and culture.

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Food & Justice

“Bee” a Protector of
Bees and Beekeepers

“Bee” a Protector of  Bees and Beekeepers

Bees are an essential part of our food system, pollinating most of our food crops, yet the number of colonies is declining. By choosing fair trade, you can do your part to protect them.

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Recipe of the Week

Seven is a lucky number in Jewish tradition, so a soup or

No Fear: Reservations for the New Year Around Town

No Fear: Reservations for the New Year

This Rosh, no need to rush around the kitchen. Here’s a great time to take advantage of the vibrant DC food scene, including lots of exciting special offerings for the Jewish New Year.

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A Tradition Worth Preserving Everyday Eats

A Tradition Worth Preserving

In her new book, Emily Paster, a native Washingtonian from a well-known foodie family, captures the art of Jewish preserving and making jams, pickles and relishes with both Ashkenazi and Sephardic flavors

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Fall’s Secret Weapon: The Slow Cooker Holidays & Occasions

Fall’s Secret Weapon: The Slow Cooker

Perhaps best known for its ability to turn a bunch of ingredients into a weeknight dinner that’s ready when you get home from work, the slow cooker is also a great holiday tool.

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Rainy Day Pulled Apple Strudel Holidays & Occasions

Rainy Day Pulled Apple Strudel

On a rainy day just before Rosh Hashanah, Sherry found herself at home with a short to-do list and set out to recreate her grandmother’s apple strudel with the help of memories and the internet.

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From A to Z: Apples for Every Recipe Holidays & Occasions

From A to Z: Apples for Every Recipe

Which apples should you use for baking? How about applesauce? What’s best to eat? Judith put together a simple guide on how to pick the right apple for every need.

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Eat Well and Do Justice Food & Justice

Eat Well and Do Justice

On September 25, five prominent DC chefs will come together for a kugel cook-off to raise money for a new organization, Tzedek DC, which helps low-income DC residents deal with debt issues.

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