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Everyday Eats

Soup Night:
Try Mushroom Barley

Soup Night: Try Mushroom Barley

Growing up, Sherry’s mother would always have a bowl of soup bubbling away on the stove before a holiday meal. Mushroom barley was one of them. But it’s great for everyday meals, too.

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Holidays & Occasions

The True Meaning of
(Jewish) Christmas

The True Meaning of (Jewish) Christmas

Even before she met her non-Jewish bashert (soul mate), Stacey discovered that Christmas wasn’t just a day for Christians, but rather for everyone who wants to spend time with people they love.

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Recipe of the Week

Combining the two greatest carbs in life, challah and scallion pancakes, this

Putting the Melting Pot on the Holiday Table Holidays & Occasions

Putting the Melting Pot on the Holiday Table

Family recipes, old and new, shine this season, as a multicultural family ensures their food traditions thrive across the generations. [Reprinted with permission from Edible DC Early Winter/Holiday 2014 issue.]

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A Year-End Treat, Italian Fritters Unite Holidays & Occasions

A Year-End Treat, Italian Fritters Unite

Chanukah in Italy does not mean latkes, but deep-fried, honey-coated bites of dough. Marcia came up with a special recipe that unites her Sicilian Catholic heritage and her more recently adopted Judaism.

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Oy to the World: A Song for the Yule-Averse Holidays & Occasions

Oy to the World: A Song for the Yule-Averse

It’s that time of year: when Christmas carols play nonstop everywhere you go. Here’s Laura Silver’s Jewish version of a classic carol—performed by classical singer Rachel Levine, too. Sing along!

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Nourishing New Rituals and Traditions Global Inspired

Nourishing New Rituals and Traditions

Through her company Nourish Co., Kristin Eriko Posner, a Japanese-American Jew, brings together her Japanese heritage with her adopted Jewish culture and shows other blended families how to develop their own unique rituals.

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