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VIDEO: Watch Us Make Roast Chicken And Pilaf With Noodles For Shabbos

I am SO making this delicious-looking chicken and rice pilaf next Friday. I just watched this video — in Yiddish (with English subtitles) — from our Yiddish Forverts editor-in-chief Rukhl Schaechter and culinary historian Eve Jochnowitz. On the outside, the chicken looks like your basic, but Schaechter stuffs it with half an orange and two bay leaves, and watching her make it, I could almost taste how flavorful it would be. The pilaf, made with saffron and minced red onion, rounds out the meal beautifully. And hearing the instructions in Yiddish (with recipes in English at the end) is just a wonderful experience. Take a look and tell us what you think. — Liza Schoenfein, Food Editor

This originally appeared in the Yiddish Forverts.

One of the Yiddish Forward’s most popular regular features is its cooking show “Est Gezunterheyt” (Eat in Good Health) featuring editor Rukhl Schaechter and culinary historian Eve Jochnowitz preparing classic Jewish delicacies and giving step-by-step instructions in Yiddish (with English subtitles).

In this popular rerun, sponsored by Empire Chicken, Rukhl and Eve demonstrate how to make a delicious roast broiler with a side of pilaf. The episode features a special treat – a heymish commercial for Empire Chicken’s “Ready to Roast Garlic Chicken” starring Rukhl’s son Naftali as a hapless husband and Reyna Schaechter as his demanding wife who wants her chicken done just right.

Visit the Forverts’ website to see more episodes of “Eat in Good Health!”

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