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Pre-fast meal: Baked oatmeal [UPDATED]

One of the “positives” of the pandemic has been more home cooking. This isn’t only because of restaurant closures and limited errand running, cooking — and...

Joan Nathan's Seven Sacred Species Salad.

Tu b’Shevat is here: Seven Species salad [recipe]

As we read Tehilla Goldberg’s column this week, one thought came immediately to mind: Joan Nathan’s Seven Species Salad. You see Goldberg shares her Tu b’Shevat...

Seven days and counting…

Seven days and counting . . . This time next week we’ll be sitting down to our annual Thanksgiving feast, which means many of us will be busy this weekend crafting...

The Jewish Cookbook tested: Black-Eyed Pea Stew

The cold weather came just in time. For about a month now — since Leah Koenig’s The Jewish Cookbook landed on my desk — I’d been planning on trying a new recipe...

Jewish culinary bible collects global flavors, techniques

soon as I saw the first recipe in this book I was hooked. Good friends of mine have a Passover tradition. As part of the karpas stage, they serve eggs that have been...

The perfect cheesecake is kosher for Passover

I seem to have landed on the perfect cheesecake recipe. Perfectly smooth, with nary even a hint of a crack on its glossy top. The catch? It’s a kosher-for-Passover...

Hamantaschen go savory

The ongoing and ever-intensifying foodie craze seems to be inspiring stranger and stranger twists on classic holiday treats. Let’s take hamantaschen, for example. Last...

Mashed potato pancakes — just in time for Chanukah

Don’t have a food processor? Too lazy or tired to get out the box grater? Then this recipe is for you. Mashed Potato Fritters — you get the fried potato goodness...

Cornbread Challah

Cornbread challah, tested

Ahead of Thanksgiving, this week’s IJN features several fall-themed recipes and an article about the Sephardic Jewish love of pumpkin. One of the recipes is Paula...

Surprise! It’s Thanksgiving time

It seems that Thanksgiving has taken a lot of people by surprise this year. Many people simply didn’t realize it was fast approaching. It all comes down to November 1...