Just before Passover, we read the dramatic Torah passage that tells of the exodus from Egypt and gives the Israelites a recipe to prepare them for the journey. Spoiler alert: it involves lamb.
With Passover beginning on a Monday evening, you may not have time to put together a festive meal. Luckily, plenty of DC-area establishments have you covered. The challenge is choosing one…
Unimpressed with Ashkenazi haroset, Wendy has been on a quest for one that’s more, well, mortar-like. This year she joined her friend Melanie to prepare the Curaçao-style version made by Melanie’s husband’s family.
Passover is about freedom, so why are you slaving away in the kitchen? This year, we’re bringing you holiday dishes that are all about maximum flavor, minimum fuss.
During the year, Wendy chooses modern, healthy tastes for her family, but there’s no such thing as holidays without the old-school flavors of her grandmother’s chicken fricassee (with flanken and gizzards!).
For a decade Kenden Alfond has been living and working on development and humanitarian issues around the world. In 2014 she started Jewish Food Hero to offer spiritual nourishment and plant-based recipes.
Laurie Gwen Shapiro’s 2004 novel “The Matzo Ball Heiress” and Brenda Janowitz’s newly released “The Dinner Party” both take place on Passover. We invited them to chat about writing and the holiday.
If you watch “Mad Men,” you’re familiar with Don Draper. But did you know that behind the famous Jewish American tradition of the Maxwell House Haggadah, there was a clever Jewish ad man?
Challenged to come up with a haroset with a twist, Lori summoned her Floridian background and her nutrition-counselor profession and created a version with even more nutrients—thanks to avocado and oranges!
With this being the first year that her grandmother isn’t around for Passover, Rabbi Sarah Tasman is hosting her first seder—one steeped with memories of Grandma Zelda’s cooking and wisdom.