Voila! Hallah

by Emily Jacobs Staff Writer Leah Hadad’s story is one of hard work and dedication. Hadad, owner of Tribes a Dozen and creator of Voila! Hallah premade mixes, worked for five years to perfect her recipe and business plan in hopes of creating delicious and practical premade challah mixes. As of July 2012, Hadad’s three… Read More

Good luck and get cookin’

by Meredith Jacobs Managing Editor Now is your chance to prove that you could topple any “top chef.” Upload your best original recipe (be certain the ingredients include one of Manischewitz’s new broths) and you could win the 2013 Manischewitz Cook-Off. This year, cookbook author and television host Jamie Geller will serve as head judge… Read More

Book offers kosher cuisine that is ‘healthy, simple, stylish’

Helen Nash, author of Kosher Cuisine and Helen Nash’s Kosher Kitchen, has a wonderful New Year’s present for kosher cooks everywhere. Available at bookstores around the country and online retailers, Helen Nash’s New Kosher Cuisine: Healthy, Simple & Stylish (Overlook Press, $35.00) offers easy-to-follow recipes that take a modern twist on classic dishes. From broccoli… Read More

Nine-year-old winning chef

Madeleine Steppel chops tomatoes in Camp Louise’s kitchen as she helps prepare her award-winning recipe that earned her a lunch with first lady Michelle Obama. by Suzanne Pollak Staff Writer Children at Camp Louise, an overnight Jewish camp in western Maryland, feasted on fish chowder Monday in a recipe created by fellow camper and now… Read More

Nothing says ‘holiday’ better than brisket

As a kid, I learned to expect brisket at almost every holiday dinner, except for Thanksgiving. Even if we went to the home of one of my six aunts, we had brisket. Usually, it was the brisket recipe du jour, made with coke or onion soup or potatoes and carrots. I was sure there were… Read More

Light and lively pasta salads

by Faye Levy The Jerusalem Post Pasta is a favorite food of mine, but I don’t always find pasta salads appealing. Too many are too heavy and mayonnaise-sodden. In fact, light pasta sounds almost like an oxymoron. But, my niece, Liora Kahn Taylor, came up with a great solution. Her salad, which she made for… Read More