Forty-three years ago today, Gussie “Ma” Schwebel graced the front page of the Forverts after engaging in correspondence with Eleanor Roosevelt about her knishes.
May 5th is the beginning of national knish week. If you live outside of a knish capital, try making the potato dumplings at home with the recipe from Brooklyn’s legendary knishery Mrs. Stahl’s.
Knish lovers: Stop kvetching and start bidding. Gabila’s Long Island knish factory was shut by a fire, but its knishes are up for grabs. Track the bidding!
I’m dressing as a knish for Halloween. And it’s not just for kitsch value.