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Chanukah – Then and now

Chanukah – Then and now

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Posted: December 15, 2014

  As the holiday approaches, my cousin, Irving Weinberger, who wrote so eloquently about “A Little Town Called Munkàcs” in Food, Family and Tradition (page 39), remembers the Chanukah of his youth in his hometown, […]

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Why is Sufganiyot better than Sufganiyah?

Why is Sufganiyot better than Sufganiyah?

Because (in Hebrew) sufganiyot is plural, sufganiyah is singular, and who can eat just one round donut at Chanukah? These deep-fried donuts are eaten in Israel and around the world during this holiday season to […]

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An Electric Deep Fryer: Why?

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Posted: December 9, 2014

  A friend was visiting recently and we were having coffee in the kitchen when she spied my trusty little electric home fryer sitting on the counter.   “Why do you have that and do […]

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Speaking for Survivors – Remembering

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Posted: November 18, 2014

This week marks the third “Yahrzeit” (3 years since the passing away) of Mrs. Sarah Muschel, z”l, a remarkable lady, my mother’s “baby cousin”, a Survivor of Auschwitz. Three particular qualities that one thinks of when thinking […]

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Delicata Squash

Delicata Squash

Serves: 4

Difficulty: easy

Recipes: Delicata Squash for Fall and Winter   Squash is a true American food, indigenous to North and South America. Native Americans introduced European settlers to squash. The name comes from the Native American word […]

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Kosherfest: Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 3:30 – 4:30 pm

Kosherfest: Tuesday, November 11, 2014, 3:30 – 4:30 pm

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Posted: October 27, 2014

Kosherfest: November 11-12, 2014 I am excited to announce that I will be a featured author at Kosherfest this year. Kosherfest takes place in the New York area (Secaucus, N.J.) in mid-November each year. It […]

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Succot in Israel 2014

Succot in Israel 2014

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Posted: October 21, 2014

For more than 10 years, I have been fortunate to celebrate the holiday of Succot, where it was meant to be celebrated, in Israel. There is a feeling of belonging, from the moment I leave […]

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Food Family and Tradition is Live

Food Family and Tradition is Live

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Posted: July 10, 2012

Here at The Cherry Press we are excited to announce the general availability of our new cookbook Food Family and Tradition.   A labor of love by Lynn Kirsche Shapiro for over 3 years this […]

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