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Around Town

Manna Falls in
Downtown DC

Manna Falls in Downtown DC

To prepare for opening Manna at the Museum of the Bible, Chef Todd Gray and his wife Ellen Kassoff Gray did research on Bible-era diets and traveled to Israel to learn more.

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Around Town

Jewish Food Takes
a Vacation

Jewish Food Takes a Vacation

Chef Adam Greenberg can summarize Jewish food for you in one word: brown. And while his upcoming restaurant concept isn’t Jewish, it captures a lot of Greenberg’s Jewish food experiences.

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Recipe of the Week

I recreated the kaak ma’amoul (“filled cookies” in Arabic) that I ate

18 Under 36: DC Jewish Foodies Around Town

18 Under 36: DC Jewish Foodies

Once known as a city with not much to write home food wise, DC is definitely on the map now. Meet the 18 DC Jewish foodies under age 36 you should know.

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Beyond Vanilla: Hamantashen Reborn Holidays & Occasions

Beyond Vanilla: Hamantashen Reborn

Paula was no lover of hamantashen until she began to think about them in a more creative way: Who said prune and poppy seed are musts? Must the dough be boring vanilla?

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A Jewish–Italian Calzone for Purim Global Inspired

A Jewish–Italian Calzone for Purim

Not a fan of sweets? Though not traditional, with their triangular, pocket shape, calzones fit the bill for an Italian-inspired Purim, especially when filled with eggplant and peppers, beloved by Italian Jews.

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Crank Up a Crockpot for a Purim Feast Holidays & Occasions

Crank Up a Crockpot for a Purim Feast

Ah, Purim… Did you know that in addition to the costumes there’s a tradition of eating meat? Particularly, if you plan on imbibing, a slow cooker will ensure tender, no-fuss meat.

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New Combos for Next-Level Hamantashen Holidays & Occasions

New Combos for Next-Level Hamantashen

This year, it’s all about new, creative fillings—Lemon ginger curd, anyone? How about strawberry rose jam?—and flavoring the dough with spices or zest to make the whole package extra special.

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Freedom from Haman and from Gluten Holidays & Occasions

Freedom from Haman and from Gluten

Forced to go gluten-free, Merav mourned and then finally decided to take hamantashen into her own hands…and kitchen, coming up with tasty versions that satisfy even the pickiest of Purim partiers.

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A Sanctioned Night of Letting Go Holidays & Occasions

A Sanctioned Night of Letting Go

Depriving oneself of something good usually results in the opposite—just ask any chocoholic. That’s why Purim, a sanctioned night of revelry and letting go, makes so much sense.

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