This Syrian sweet-and-sour keftes recipe has been handed down in the family of Melanie Franco Nussdorf, who loves to cook the dishes of her ancestors who came to New York from Aleppo five generations ago.
“Farmer Julia” paid a visit to her friend’s pre-K class to teach her curious students about apple varieties, how they grow and how to make applesauce. Of course, there was a taste-test, too.
Whether you’re looking for last-minute Chanukah gifts or just an opportunity to refresh your bookshelves and spice up your winter menus, here are four new books with great focuses.
Chanukah gives Shaina the opportunity to stop—in the middle of school projects and finals!—and think about tradition, life outside whatever is currently consuming her and, of course, latkes.
Jewish holidays and culture are full of lots of delicious traditions, but if you treat every Shabbat and simcha like a special occasion, all that food can catch up with you.
These days, more and more people seem to have dietary restrictions. And with long-entrenched traditions, holidays can be especially hard. Susan saves the day with gluten-free, vegan latkes—sweet potato, too!
It’s easy to get caught up in Chanukah’s bright candles and fried treats, but perhaps one of the greatest gifts of the holiday is the lesson it teaches about taking chances.
When Jill Sandler started out making fudge for family and friends over 15 years ago, she never expected that one day she’d be running The Chocolatier’s Palette and making holiday-themed fudges, like jelly doughnut.
Ah, olive oil, that cornerstone of Jewish history and heritage (like the Chanukah story) and the Mediterranean diet. But when was the last time you really savored your olive oil?
Here’s what we think: Chanukah comes just once a year, so make it count. Don’t waste time or calories on subpar temple carnival latkes. Instead, go for those foods that make Chanukah truly glisten.