Monthly Archives: January 2011

Kosher Fondue to Melt the Snow

Chilly days call for cozy comfort dishes like piping hot cheese fondue. The tradition of serving a pot of melted cheese with dipping breads has its roots in Switzerland and is found in recipe books as far back as 1699. In the 1930s, the … Continue reading

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Kosher Brie: It’s What’s for Breakfast!

The first thing to leap out of my refrigerator this morning was a delightful French Brie “with fruit” from Pomegranate in Brooklyn. What’s not to like about a delicate Brie filled with fruite paste and topped with slices of plump dates?   This Brie … Continue reading

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Kosher Workshop with Rabbi Yosef Wikler, KASHRUS Magazine

Sunday, January 9th, begins a series of classes addressing consumer and industry issues in kashrus. This 10-week workshop is led by Rabbi Yosef Wikler at the Bnai Jacob shul of Park Slope, Brooklyn. Rabbi Wikler is the editor in chief … Continue reading

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Pomegranate revisited

Since I live in New Jersey, it’s been some time since I’ve been to Pomegranate, the gourmet kosher supermarket in Midwood, Brooklyn. (1507 Coney Island Ave. at Ave. L). Yesterday I went with Chaim Szmidt of the Kosher Scene blog … Continue reading

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Kosher Scene with Chaim Szmidt – Cheese excursion to Zabar’s

On Monday, January 3, 2011, I had the great pleasure of exploring kosher cheeses at both Zabar’s and Fairway Market in NYC. I have never met anyone else who can (1) keep up with me in a store and (2) … Continue reading

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Quick Stop Kosher truck

I love trucks, especially when they are filled with waffles, falafel, panini, and cheese pizza! I have been hoping to catch up with the Quick Stop Kosher truck for some time. I finally tracked it down the other day at … Continue reading

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