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Is Grass Fed Beef Better? *Giveaway*

 
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October 13th 2014By Tamar Genger MA, RD

If I were to ask you where your steak comes from and your first answer is the supermarket, we need to talk. Long before a trimmed, perfectly portioned rib eye finds its way onto your grill or your plate, it starts with a cow and a cattle rancher. The Farm to Table Movement has caused many of us to think more about where our food comes from. Although I don’t yet (and can’t afford to fully) practice what I preach, our family is starting to eat more sustainable and natural foods, including...

 

In the JOK Kitchen with Ronnie Fein *Giveaway*

 
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October 7th 2014By Tamar Genger MA, RD

I am thrilled to finally invite long time Joy of Kosher contributor, Ronnie Fein, into our kitchen.  Well known for her first cookbook, Hip Kosher, Ronnie is a former lawyer who turned her passion for food into a blooming career in food writing and teaching.  Ronnie has been writing about food since 1980, when kosher food was not so hip and she has helped to shape the modern kosher food we all enjoy in our books at our tables.  Nothing Ronnie makes is ever purely traditional, there is...

 

What Are Boerewors? *Giveaway*

 
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September 30th 2014By Tamar Genger MA, RD

Boerewors are a type of sausage popular in South Africa made from minced beef and spices in a sausage casing. These sausages are preserved with salt and vinegar and are nitrate free. In South Africa, Boerewors are often made on the grill (they call it the Braai) and traditionally formed in a continuous spiral or cut up in 5 inch pieces. Over the years, the traditions and recipes have been passed down from generations with several claiming the best Boerewors in South Africa. In the United...

 

All The Wonderful Things You Can Do With Broth *Giveaway*

 
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September 16th 2014By Jamie Geller

One of my absolute most favorite go-to kitchen staples for quick cooking meals in minutes is broth – especially around the holidays, when I don’t want to feel like I am cooking around the clock (even if I am!). I always have about a case of Manischewitz All-Natural Chicken, Vegetable and Beef Broth in my kitchen cupboard. Yes, a case, of each. I kinda love to stock up on the things that I love. Another thing I just love for the holidays and especially Rosh Hashanah is cooking with...

 

Private Chefs – The New Way To Eat Out *Giveaway*

 
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September 10th 2014By Shifra Klein

As the kosher consumer’s palate and demands are increasing in sophistication, it is a no-brainer that the popular private chef service www.kitchensurfing.com has expanded to provide an array of chefs ready to service the kosher population to create an experience dreams are made of. An anniversary dinner prepared in the comfort of your own home, a birthday party cooking lesson where you and a group of friends get to taste everything (while learning trade secrets), a Shabbat meal, a sheva...

 

9 Tips for How to Be Your Own Sous Chef *Giveaway*

 
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September 9th 2014By Jamie Geller

Getting ready for holidays doesn’t have to be stressful. Follow my 9 tips for preparing and planning ahead and you will be cool as a cucumber. Starting with Rosh Hashanah and prepping for a months’ worth of holiday meals for the masses can be  mentally and emotionally overwhelming even before you step foot  into the kitchen.  I find the best way I can help myself is to be my own sous chef. In the culinary world the sous chef serves just below the executive or head chef and has a vital...

 

DIY Rosh Hashanah Hostess Gift *Giveaway*

 
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September 8th 2014By joyofkosher

Make your own hostess gift or centerpiece. Filled with candy this vase doubles as a gorgeous table decoration and a candy dish filled with edible goodies for the kids. This year the first night of Rosh Hashanah falls on the night of September 24th, 2014.  A big relief after last year’s early holidays, we have time to plan and prepare.  Still, hopefully we will all get a little break and be invited out for at least one of the meals and that is when this amazing do it yourself hostess gift...

 

RSVP for #FreshNewYear Twitter Party

 
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September 2nd 2014By joyofkosher

You’re invited to join our #FreshNewYear Twitter chat! Hosted by @JoyofKosher and sponsored by @WinnDixie. We are gearing up for the High Holidays with Winn-Dixie by our side.  For every day and holidays Winn-Dixie has over 1,000 kosher products plus a kosher baked goods in most of their stores. Join our party to get tips and recipes for your High Holiday meals, ask questions, answer questions as we all plan for a sweet and Fresh New Year. When Tuesday September 9th 9-10pm...

 

A Healthy Rosh Hashanah Menu *Giveaway*

 
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September 2nd 2014By Tamar Genger MA, RD

This year get all your kosher shopping done in one place. Winn-Dixie is committed to providing kosher foods and works to add more products every day. Every year, Jamie and I along with our amazing contributors post tons of holiday menu ideas to get those creative kitchen juices flowing!  I always have health in mind when I share my menus, but sometimes, I give in to the “it’s only once a year” mentality — even though we have two nights, two days and Shabbat and then two more holidays...

 

Healthy Recipes for the High Holidays *Giveaway*

 
Healthy Recipes for the High Holidays

August 29th 2014By Tamar Genger MA, RD

Summer is almost over, school is about to begin and the High Holidays are approaching.  I look forward to all our Jewish holidays, even the “dreaded” three-day Yom Tov.  It helps that I work for a Jewish company so I am not missing any work, but I especially appreciate the family time without work or digital distractions. Connecting to a day of rest is one of the healthiest things we can do for our bodies, but because we like to eat (a lot) on the Jewish holidays, we have to plan...