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Food

  • Rabbi Apple’s Passover musings

    By jwadmin on April 17, 2019
    By Rabbi RAYMOND APPLE Was matzah something new? Matzah existed before the exodus. Since the Egyptians are said to have pioneered the leavening process in baking bread, unleavened bread must previously have been the norm. Even when leavened bread became available, it was probably limited to the aristocracy and the wealthy. It was too expensive for the ordinary person, who […]
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  • My Passover scavenger hunt is almost over! Did I get enough eggs?

    By jwadmin on April 17, 2019
    By LINDA PRESSMAN (Kveller via JTA) – When I see the giant gefilte fish and matzah display at Costco in late February, it sends me into a panic. I think, is it time for gefilte fish already? I think that finding the holiday foods, including that gigantic jar of gefilte fish, is not easy and maybe I should stockpile now. […]
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  • Leek and feta hamantaschen: A savory, cheesy twist on your favorite Purim treat

    By jwadmin on March 12, 2019
    This article originally appeared on The Nosher. By LEANNE SHOR The inspiration for these flaky, cheesy leek and feta hamantaschen comes from my best friend Danielle’s mother, Hannah. On almost any given visit to Hannah’s kitchen, there was a quiche just going into the oven or just coming out. She would mix three or four European cheeses, many of which […]
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  • Super Bowl party at Beth Emeth

    By jwadmin on January 29, 2019
    ALBANY–A Super Bowl party sponsored by the Beth Emeth Brotherhood, Sisterhood and the Tribe is scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 3, at Beth Emeth, 100 Academy Rd., Albany. The sports festivities begin at 6 p.m. with finger foods prepared by brotherhood. Attendees are encouraged to bring a side dish to share and their own beverages. There is no cost for the […]
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  • With an eye to good nutrition in 2019 dietitian Fran Weiss shares kale inspired recipes, tips

    By jwadmin on January 17, 2019
    By FRAN WEISS, MS RDN CDN DietitianFran@gmail.com Local dietitian Fran Weiss shared with The Jewish World a recent query that she received and how much she values  the nutritive  qualities of kale  by sharing a few of her recipes. Dear Fran, I am a female senior citizen with a family history of age related macular degeneration leading many relatives to very […]
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  • Appreciating a cup of Joe—a Jewish gratitude attitude

    By jwadmin on January 9, 2019
    Writer A.J. Jacobs traveled thousands of miles to thank everyone who has had a hand in preparing his morning coffee By CINDY SHER (JUF News via JTA) – Author A.J. Jacobs has encouraged his three sons to be grateful for all they have. He and his wife urge them to write thank-you notes, to thank the bus driver — even thank their household […]
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  • Got Challah? Get Prizes!

    By jwadmin on December 19, 2018
    Calling all bakers: You “knead” to enter the Shibolim Whole Wheat Challah Challenge, hosted by Kosher.com Bayonne, N.J. – Bakers with an original challah recipe and an Instagram account have until Jan. 8 to whip up their finest braided loaf for a shot at $1,000 and the chance to “rise” to fame. Launching on Dec. 17, 2018, the Shibolim Whole Wheat Challah […]
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  • Dec. 25 program at Temple Gates to feature Chinese food and movies

    By jwadmin on December 19, 2018
    SCHENECTADY–The Brotherhood of Congregation Gates of Heaven will sponsor its 11th annual Chinese Buffet and Movie Night on Tuesday, Dec. 25,  beginning at 5 p.m. The program will be held at the temple, 852 Ashmore Ave, Schenectady. The movie selections will be “Oceans 8” and “Incredibles 2.” The buffet dinner will be catered by Jade Bistro. The dinner costs are […]
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  • Baking giant drops kosher certification for almost all of its bread

    By jwadmin on December 13, 2018
    By BEN SALES NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – The largest baking company in the United States will be removing kosher certification from nearly all of its bread and rolls. Bimbo Bakeries USA confirmed to JTA that it will be removing the certification. The company produces brands including Arnold, Sara Lee, Stroehmann, Freihofer’s and others. Two of its major brands, Entenmann’s and Thomas, will […]
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  • CBEYG holds annual Apple Overnight fund-raiser

    By jwadmin on November 28, 2018
    The Congregation Beth Emeth Youth Group (CBEYG) gathered at the Albany synagogue for its annual Apple Overnight on Saturday, Oct. 27. About 100 apple pies were baked that evening by the youth and then were sold the next morning during religious school as a fund-raiser. CBEYGers began the night with a pizza party at 6:30 p.m. and then were assigned […]
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