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Eat, Drink & Think your way to the people, places, products and ideas that matter in the world of Jewish food. This is your daily destination for recipes, techniques, tips and trends, plus restaurant news, holiday menus and creative culinary ideas — all through a Jewish lens. From the classic to the iconoclastic; from traditional to modern, this is the place for the food forward to find out what’s relevant and delicious across the Jewish culinary landscape.

Recent Posts:

How I Turned Blintzes on Shavuot Into Little Packages of Love for Dad

My ad man dad was never a morning person. He said that when he slept, his best ideas came to him — including his award-winning slogans for “Leggo My Eggo,” “Soup is Good Food” and “Coke is It.”

15 Wonderfully Vegetarian Dairy Recipes for Shavuot


Taste Testing ‘100 Best Jewish Recipes’

This is an occasional column in which the writer evaluates a new cookbook by making some of its recipes, sharing the dishes with friends and asking her guests what they think of the results. She recently cooked her way through “100 Best Jewish Recipes: Traditional and Contemporary Kosher Cuisine From Around the World,” by Evelyn Rose with Judi Rose (Interlink Books).

Avocado and Egg Pâté

A favorite Israeli appetizer, this dip can be served with chips, crackers or challah.

Easy Apple Crisp

This recipe is simple to make, uncomplicated in flavor and utterly delicious to eat. It works equally well with pitted plums, or a combination of plums and apples.

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