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Food

  • 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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  • Dec. 16 Soup R Bowl Festival planned by Beth Israel Sisterhood

    By jwadmin on December 12, 2018
    SCHENECTADY–Congregation Beth Israel’s Soup R Bowl Tasting Festival is slated for Sunday, Dec.16, from 12 to 4 p.m. at the synagogue, 2195 Eastern Parkway, Schenectady. Prepared by the congregation’s sisterhood, a variety of soup, as well as crunchy breads, will be offered. Tastings of chicken soup with matzah balls, sweet and sour cabbage soup, red lentil soup, pea soup, vegetable […]
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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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  • Recipes from Tel Aviv win Holland’s best cookbook award

    By jwadmin on November 16, 2018
    AMSTERDAM (JTA) – A book of recipes from Tel Aviv won first prize in the Netherlands’ national competition for new contributions in the cookbook genre. TLV—Recipes and Stories from Tel Aviv, by the Dutch-Jewish author and journalist Jigal Krant, wasr ecently  declared as this year’s winner of The Golden Cookbook Award among the five finalists. The competition started with 64 submissions […]
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  • Clifton Park JWC lists challah baking

    By jwadmin on October 17, 2018
    CLIFTON PARK – The Clifton Park Chabad’s Jewish Women’s Circle (JWC)  will meet Thursday, Nov. 8, at 7 p.m. at the Clifton Park Senior Center, 6 Clifton Common Ct. for a program entitled “Loaves of Love,” a challah baking workshop. A supplies fee of $10 will be charged. Leah Rubin at 518-495-0779, or jwc@cliftonparkchabad.com can provide details.
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  • Had enough sweet stuff at the new year? Here’s a savory meal for Sukkot.

    By jwadmin on September 26, 2018
    By MEGAN WOLF NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – So much at the Jewish New Year is sweet — first fruits, honey, honey cake. By the time Sukkot rolls around, we’re often looking for something savory to offset all the sweet. this is a meal easy to make and eat in the sukkah too. Regardless of the time of year, we have […]
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  • Kosher-keeping Orthodox teen wins ‘Chopped’ championship

    By jwadmin on September 14, 2018
    NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – An Orthodox, kosher-keeping teen has won a “Chopped” championship. Rachel Goldzal, 13, of Staten Island, won the episode that aired on Sept. 4, beating two 12 year olds and a 10 year old. She was 12 when she filmed the Food Network cooking reality show in the spring. She is the first kosher champion in […]
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  • It’s a new year. Why not swap in these recipes for old favorites?

    By jwadmin on September 6, 2018
    BY SHANNON SARNA NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – The sweetest time of year is upon us, quite literally: It’s Rosh Hashanah. And while I know most families have their standard holiday dishes they make year after year, sometimes it’s nice to swap in a new appetizer, alternating main dish or quick, but delicious new dessert to serve. Trade in your […]
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  • Beth Israel’s annual Labor Day barbecue announced

    By jwadmin on August 22, 2018
    SCHENECTADY–Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 3, will be celebrated by Congregation Beth Israel with its annual Family Barbecue, beginning at 5 p.m. The entire community is invited to attend the program at the synagogue, 2195 Eastern Parkway, Schenectady. It will feature  holiday foods, as well as music and games. The cost is $15 for adults, $6 for ages 3-10, and  no […]
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  • Israeli guy’s avocados prove they are not just good for guac!

    By jwadmin on August 16, 2018
    BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ AMSTERDAM (JTA) – Last year, Ron Simpson was still managing talent for a living. But recently,  Simpson, a 34-year-old Jewish marketing professional and producer from Amsterdam with no experience in running a restaurant, launched an international chain of eateries with a partner. It is so wildly popular and innovative that seasoned food critics are celebrating it as […]
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