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Laura Silver

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Laura SilverLaura Silver is an award-winning journalist whose writing on food and culture has appeared in the New York Times, the Forward, the Jerusalem Report and on NPR. The author of Knish: In Search of the Jewish Soul Food (Brandeis, 2014), she is considered the world’s leading knish expert.

Shab-basket Shalom!

by Laura Silver

Shab-basket Shalom!

August days call for outdoor eating. Pack your picnic basket with some of our recommended dishes or pick something up on the way. Just don’t forget Laura’s key tips to round it all out.

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