Tag: Jewish food

Cholent: The Original Slow-Cooked Dish

Cholent: The Original Slow-Cooked Dish

| February 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

A stewed dish cooked very low and slow, cholent has roots in the Jewish Sabbath. This ancient stew directly inspired the Crock-Pot – and maybe the French cassoulet and Boston baked beans as well.

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Russ & Daughters: Reflections and Recipes from the House that Herring Built

Russ & Daughters: Reflections and Recipes from the House that Herring Built

What does it take to stay in business for 100 years selling herring? Stephanie Rosenbaum talks to Mark Russ Federman of New York City’s legendary Russ & Daughters about his new memoir and the secret to his family’s success.

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Family Keeps Jewish Soulfood Alive At New York ‘Appetizing’ Store

Family Keeps Jewish Soulfood Alive At New York ‘Appetizing’ Store

| March 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

When it opened its name alone made it different, advertising the shared ownership of the family’s daughters, instead of sons. Today, the shop, which specializes in smoked fish, continues to thrive.

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On the Plate with Wise Sons Jewish Deli

On the Plate with Wise Sons Jewish Deli

| February 24, 2012 | 1 Comment

Much ado has been made of the new permanent home of Wise Sons — the only Jewish deli in San Francisco worth eating. But while the excitement of the experience has tongues wagging what has not been fully explored is the uncompromising heritage and quality of the food.

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Grandma’s Rugelach

Grandma’s Rugelach

Missing your grandmother’s wonderful, tender-crunchy rugelach spilling out raisins and nuts? Out here, you’ve got to make them yourself.

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Passover: Food + Cocktails + Bay Area Restaurants

Passover: Food + Cocktails + Bay Area Restaurants

Passover recipe picks from cocktails to cupcakes, plus restaurants around the Bay Area offering Passover-inspired menus this week.

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Borscht for Chanukah

Borscht for Chanukah

| November 28, 2010 | 1 Comment

Thanksgiving is over, and now, in just a few days, Chanukah will be upon us. To go with your latkes, Stephanie Rosenbaum offers up her recipe for healthy, delicious winter borscht.

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A Sweet Year: Plum Cake for Rosh Hashanah

A Sweet Year: Plum Cake for Rosh Hashanah

| September 6, 2010 | 4 Comments

Make it a sweet year with this easy and delicious plum cake for Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year.

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Passover Baking

Passover Baking

Most Passover recipe features tend to focus almost exclusively on the Big Event of the Seder dinner, forgetting that there are eight days of breakfasts and lunches to get through after the soup and brisket. Since grains, flours, and leavening are the big no-no’s during the holiday, baking Jews like myself must get creative once the charm of the matzoh wears off around day 3.

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Shiksa Matzo Ball Soup

Shiksa Matzo Ball Soup

| September 13, 2006 | 7 Comments

It’s that time of the month. The freezer is overflowing, and I’ve had it. Given that there are two post-roast chicken carcasses under the frozen mango and buffalo burgers, and to the left of the kaffir lime leaves, I’ve got what I need to deploy my famous three-step method for making space in the freezer:1. […]

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