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Food

  • Beth Tephilah to start Jewish Lodge; dinner get-togethers to be offered

    By jwadmin on July 10, 2019
    TROY–Congregation Beth Tephilah will start the Menchlik Order of the Chill and Shmooze Jewish Lodge on Sunday, July 14, at 5:30 p.m. at the synagogue, 82 River St., Troy. Lodge programs will be held twice a month and be open to the entire Jewish community. Each meeting will have a theme and a vegan dinner buffet will be available. Storytelling will […]
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  • Beth Emeth Brotherhood lists summer social events

    By jwadmin on July 10, 2019
    ALBANY–Congregation Beth Emeth’s Brotherhood has three social programs on the summer calendar this July and August. The brotherhood is co-sponsoring a rafting trip with the TRIBE on Sunday, July 14, on the Indian and Hudson Rivers in North River. The cost is $84 a person. Reservations must be made online by July 3 at bethemethalbany.org. Mark Swyer at mdswyer@hotmail.com can […]
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  • How to make classic cheesecake

    By jwadmin on May 29, 2019
    1 cup graham-cracker crumbs 3 Tbsp. sugar 3 Tbsp. butter, melted 5 pkgs. (250 grams each) brick cream cheese, softened 1 cup sugar 3 Tbsp. flour 1 Tbsp. vanilla 1 cup sour cream 4 eggs Heat oven to 325 degrees. Mix crumbs, 3 Tbsp. sugar and butter; press onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan. Bake 10 minutes. Beat cream cheese, […]
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  • 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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