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Once a month, I teach a class in baking challah. There are no machines involved. The (adult) students and I gather the ingredients, proof the yeast, mix in the flour and sugar, eggs and honey, salt and oil. Month in month out, we work off of the same recipe and turn and twist, punch and knead, fold and braid. And never has the resulting bread tasted the same as the batch made the month before. Each challah, like each of us, is unique. Just as we are a mixture of nature and nurture, so too is the finished challah a mixture of the measured ingredients and the care those ingredients received. For challah, I have come to see, while clearly bread that we eat, is also a metaphor for life.
When making Kosher-for-Passover dishes like Shakshuka, keep animal welfare in mind.
I’m not sure there is anything more comforting than a bowl of hot soup on a cold day. Lentil soup is a healthy, waist-friendly meal with an amazingly satisfying taste.
People choose not to eat meat for a number of reasons — among them health, the environment and animal rights and welfare. If you are trying to become healthier, go meatless on Mondays. This salad recipe makes a great meatless lunch or side dish. Adding more salads and vegetables to an already healthy diet is a wonderful way to increase our own health and the health of our planet.
In 2015, some 50 years after concerns were first raised about a possible link between trans fats and heart attacks, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ruled that partially hydrogenated oils, the primary source of trans fats in processed foods, are no longer “generally recognized as safe” in human food. This action is expected to prevent thousands of fatal heart attacks annually. Multiply that by 50 years.