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Shavuot Cake: A Family Tradition

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Shavuot Cake: A Family Tradition
In my family, holiday food traditions are never about what you might think of as traditional holiday food.Read More


Yid.Dish: Iraqi Rice Milk

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While a Yom Kippur recipe might seem like an oxymoron, there are many food traditions surrounding the meals immediately preceding and following the 25 hours in which most Jews refrain from food. Jews in Iraq, for example, frequently break the fast with a nourishing yet easily digestible glass of rice milk.Read More


Yid.Dish: Chili Peppers on Rosh Hashanah

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Yid.Dish: Chili Peppers on Rosh Hashanah
Breathe in. Then breathe out. It’s an easy way to become aware of your body, more focused on the mundane. And if you breathe in and breathe out after eating a habenero-laced dish, you’re probably aware of every cell in your mouth, and focused on every nook and cranny of your sinuses.Read More


Yid.Dish: Sustainable Schav

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Yid.Dish: Sustainable Schav
Last January I interviewed my first cousin once-removed about his experience surviving the Holocaust as a child in a Siberian labor camp. At one point he mentioned a “sour leaf” that his family used to make a soup called schav.Read More


Yid.Dish: Simple Borscht & Dilly Beet Greens

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Beets figure prominently in many a vegetarian Jew’s springtime, when a roasted slice proudly fills the place of the shank bone at the Passover table.Read More






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