Roxanne B. Sukol MD


Yid.Dish: What We Used to Eat

By Roxanne B. Sukol MD

I spent most of the day yesterday on Orchard Street on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. Not literally. I was reading Jane Ziegelman’s new book, 97 Orchard: An Edible History of Five Immigrant Families in One New York Tenement. I wanted to know what they ate in the days before Crisco, Cool Whip, corn syrup, and Cocoa Puffs.Read More


Yid.Dish: Delicious, Flavorful, Versatile Yogurt

By Roxanne B. Sukol MD

Some time ago I wrote a post about store-bought, flavored yogurt and the absurd amounts of sugar contained therein, called Everything You Wanted to Know About Yogurt but Were Afraid To Ask. But the truth is there’s a lot more to know about yogurt, and don’t worry — it’s all good.Read More


Yid.Dish: Dill Pesto

By Roxanne B. Sukol MD

The other day I was listening to the radio and heard someone say “dill pesto”. I perked up and quickly jotted down the ingredients: dill, cheddar cheese, scallions and walnuts. “Wow. Now we’re talking!”Read More



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