February 6, 2016 / 27th of Shvat, 5776
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    This year, two of my resolutions are to spend more time with friends and try to stay out of a cooking rut, in which I prepare things I’m familiar with without trying new ones. After thinking about it, I found a way to take care of both at the same time: organize more Shabbat... Read More
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    Cuckoo Kitchen’s szechuan sesame cold noodles The brainchild of three friends who wanted to free Chinese food from its unhealthy reputation, Cuckoo Kitchen makes some big promises: healthier versions of popular Chinese dishes, quick delivery, high-quality ingredients and,... Read More
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    One of my most vivid memories from Hebrew school is taking a weekly cooking class at the synagogue. In one class we made these incredibly simple yet impressive-looking cookies that were essentially basic sugar cookies with crushed candy melted inside of them. Now, 20 years later, these... Read More
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    Latkes have been done every way imaginable. They’ve been made with every root vegetable you can think of. There are sweet versions and savory versions, and recipes that have been seasoned with every spice in your pantry. But I haven’t seen many recipes for stuffed latkes. So... Read More
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    There are so many ways to jazz up chocolate-covered strawberries beyond the simple dip. I’ve made penguins, footballs, and now, these adorable dreidels. A strawberry is naturally shaped like a dreidel, but trimming the fruit makes the resemblance even stronger. Let the chocolate... Read More
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    Every year I celebrate Thanksgiving at my parents’ house, with about 25 of our relatives and closest friends. Collectively we’re an adventurous bunch when it comes to food, but in the case of Thanksgiving, people are reluctant to stray from the traditional lineup of turkey,... Read More
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    Posted by Jennifer Heinen Add our Healthier Apple Crisp to your traditional Thanksgiving spread. It uses white whole wheat flour, a whole grain made from white wheat berries. Lower in saturated fat and filled with fall-fresh apples, this delicious dessert might be a favorite for all winter... Read More
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    I’m surrounded by leftover Halloween candy! At home there’s a bowl on the counter full of candy that we bought in case we got a steady stream of trick-or-treaters instead of the three or four stragglers that ring our doorbell year after year. And it seems like every one of my... Read More
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    One of the best things about living and working in Brookline Village has always been being steps away from New England Soup Factory, which makes my favorite matzo ball soup. At least, that used to be one of the perks, until the Soup Factory closed its Brookline location after the building... Read More
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