After 18 years in New York, Ari White still calls himself a tourist. So it shouldn’t come as a surprise that his cooking is true to his roots. He was raised in a conservative Jewish family in barbecue-loving El Paso. Combine those two elements of his background and you get Texas kosher barbecue.
Readers of Monday’s New York Times may have noticed a full-page ad with the headline, “The Illegal Slaughter of Chickens on Our Streets Must Stop.”
How does a bagel explain the physics theory that helped a British Jewish professor win a share of the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics?
On Shabbat morning, after synagogue, Sephardic Jews traditionally sit down to a meal called a desayuno (Spanish and Ladino for “breakfast”). The meal is relaxed and casual, a brunchy spread of savory pastries, frittata-like egg dishes, fried eggplant, rice pudding, cheeses, olives, and shots of the anise-flavored apéritif ouzo (known as arak in Arabic).
The custom of dipping apples in honey on Rosh Hashanah is so well-established as a symbol of our hopes for a sweet New Year that no matter how we celebrate the holiday this year, whatever foods we serve on this festive occasion, apples are sure to be featured.