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Everyday Eats

Home is Where
the Fridge is Full


Amid the loads of laundry, piles of clothing on the floor and phenomenon of food disappearing from the fridge instantly, Esther is thrilled and relieved to have Shaina back home, albeit briefly.

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Everyday Eats

Tomatoes: Summer’s
Ripe, Red Treasures


Many of us wait all year long to savor summer’s sweet, ripe, juicy tomatoes. For Tanya, a farmer growing them, that love runs even deeper—it might even be her favorite plant.

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Recipe of the Week

Whole-Grain Autumn Muffins

Submitted by Shaina Shealy

Inspired by back-to-school and the coming of autumn, I came up with a quick, easy and nutritious muffin recipe. Packed with filling protein, fiber, whole grains and vitamins, these muffins are perfect for students and parents who need something healthy and hearty to

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apples Around Town

JFE’s Apples & Honey Series: Tasting the Jewish New Year

During September, visit JFE at Whole Foods Market stores throughout DC, MD and VA to meet JFE’s director, Paul Entis, sample apples, honey and challah and enter a raffle for great prizes!

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bread-furst-Mark-Furstenberg Around Town

Bread Comes “Furst” at This Bakery

Fourteen years after opening Marvelous Market, baker Mark Furstenberg returns to his roots with a new bakery in Van Ness that’s all about the bread—oh, and the delicious pastries, too.

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burekas Around Town

Sephardic Traditions Shine with SHinDC

In January a group of young professionals hosted their first Sephardic-style Shabbat services and dinner. That became SHinDC, a group devoted to celebrating and creating a Sephardic community in DC for all.

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silan-chicken Global Inspired

Chicken that Stands the Test of Time

On their recent vacation Stephanie and her family didn’t just travel through Israel; they also traveled through time. Visiting Abraham’s tent in the desert they enjoyed this chicken with date syrup.

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shabbat-table2 Everyday Eats

Tense Times and a Goat Cheese Tart

Being in Jerusalem during wartime causes Shaina to reflect on the environment, the situation and the people around her—and to turn to comfort foods, like a carb-y, cheese-y tart.

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food-waste-pile Fighting Hunger

Montgomery County Tackles Food Waste

Did you know that every year 246,000 tons of food end up in the Montgomery County landfill? Thankfully there are some new initiatives to prevent so much food waste.

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