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Still time left to fry!

There’s no getting away from it: Chanukah is about oil, and oil is not the healthiest – or lowest in fat – of foods. But who could say no to latkes? They’re as...

Vilna Vegetarian: Rhubarb compote, Salad vinaigrette tested

Who could pass up a compote recipe when perusing an Eastern European Jewish cookbook? Not us! In fact as soon as we decided to craft a Rosh Hashanah menu from The Vilna...

Vilna Vegetarian: Apple cake tested

We decided to take a risk this year with our Rosh Hashanah Foods section. A fascinating new cookbook came into the office and we couldn’t resist crafting a menu from...

Super grain salads (II)

Cooking in the IJN test kitchen continues! We tried the second of the super grains summer salads, this one with an Asian twist, featuring grilled vegetables in a...

Super grain salads (I)

Did you notice the fabulous sounding and looking recipes we ran in our July 17 issue? They came to us courtesy of Pereg Gourmet, an Israeli food company that specializes...

Past Passover favorites 5775

Passover is well and truly upon us, kicking off tomorrow evening at sundown. By now most of us have moved past the cleaning phase** (well, the organized among us at...

Time to fry!

How many different ways can you make latkes? One might think that at some point the options run out. But that’s just never the case. Maybe it’s because latkes...

Turkey-less Thanksgiving

A turkey-less Turkey Day. It seems wrong, but for vegetarians, Thanksgiving isn’t about the main act but all about the sideshow. And it’s still one of our favorite...

A Rosh Hashana seder of symbols

One of our favorite Rosh Hashana traditions is the seder of symbolic foods. We all know about apples & honey (and the stickiness that follows!), but there are a host...

Pumpkin cheesecake

Success! Finally, after years of baking cheesecakes, we finally came up trumps with a crack-free variety! Oh, the joy, when we opened the oven door, after impatiently...