By Jennifer Stempel
Summer Camp Coffee Cake
This recipe originally appeared on The Nosher. For weekly recipes, sign up here. Like so many of my peers, Jewish summer camp played an integral role in my Jewish identity. It’s where I developed my appreciation for Israeli dancing, a deep respect for my surroundings in nature, and not to be outdone, my love of…
Swap Cuban Fufú for Potatoes This Passover
There are certain dishes we expect to see at a traditional Passover table. Chicken soup dotted with fluffy matzoh balls, moist and slow-roasted brisket, maybe even a crisp potato kugel as a classic side dish. But sometimes, when my family wants to spice things up a bit, we look to our Latin culinary traditions for…
Shabbat Dinner, Havana Style
On a balmy afternoon in January of 1969, my mother and her family left their sprawling farm in Cuba for the promise of a new life filled with opportunity in the United States. Like many other immigrant families, they worked hard to assimilate into the culture of their new home country. My grandfather went to…
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