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Tanya Tolchin

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Tanya TolchinTanya Tolchin grows vegetables and flowers on her family farm in Maryland just 20 miles from Washington, DC. She is a manager of Israeli Harvest, which supports Israeli farmers by selling their organic olive oil and dates in the US. She writes about farming, parenting and Jewish life on her blog and elsewhere.

Winter Farm Tzimmes

Recipe by Tanya Tolchin

Winter Farm <em>Tzimmes</em>

Boxes of seeds are arriving in the mail now, and winter will not be here much longer. In the meantime, we are still working our way through crates of winter vegetables. We are “picking” sweet potatoes from crates piled in our house instead of the ground. And we are discovering the art of winter bakes

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Simcha Sour

Recipe by Tanya Tolchin

<em>Simcha</em> Sour

This is a new signature cocktail created by the bartenders at Artisan Well in St. Louis for the Jewish Federation of St. Louis’ “The Three Cs of Hosting: Class, Cooking and Cocktails,” the event launching the Jewish Food Experience® in St. Louis.

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Orange is the New Green

by Tanya Tolchin

Orange is the New Green

As the seasons change, summer’s staples step out and fall vegetables—sweet potatoes, squash of different varieties, shapes and colors—come in. Tanya is always excited to find new ways to prepare them.

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Butternut Squash Fries with Thyme

Recipe by Tanya Tolchin

Butternut Squash Fries with Thyme

Winter vegetables require sharp knives and a little more prep. I like the long neck of the butternut squash because it is easy to dice in cubes or julienne into “fries.” This baked fry recipe is easy to pack in a lunchbox or enjoy hot from the oven.

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