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RSVP For #StopTheBurn Twitter Party and WIN

burn-jel twitter party

July 25th 2014By joyofkosher

You’re invited to join our #StopTheBurn Twitter chat! Hosted by @JoyofKosher and sponsored by Burn Jel Plus®. Ready to stop the burn?  No matter how hard we try, getting burned in the kitchen is a rite of passage for the seasoned cook and an inevitability for the novice as well. Join our Twitter party and find out how to #StopTheBurn.  Get your burning questions answered and learn the best way to treat a burn. When Thursday August 7th from 8:30 – 9:30 pm...


5 of The Best BBQ Safety Gadgets *WIN a Grill*

silicone bbq gloves

July 16th 2014By joyofkosher

Every summer there are new ways to make BBQ season even more fun and even more safe.  Of course it all starts with a great grill and/or smoker, check out our full guide to choosing the best one for your needs here.  Then there are lots of fun gadgets like a hamburger press, a vegetable basket that can make things a little easier.  But the most important gadgets for a fun BBQ are the ones that keep us safe.  BBQ means an open fire and very high temperatures so we need to be extra careful...


Morad Winery Fruit Wines and Liqueurs *Giveaway*

watch morad winery summer cocktail

July 4th 2014By Jamie Geller

Nestled at the foothills of Israel’s fertile Carmel Mountains Morad Winery is famous for their distinctive fruit wines and liqueurs made from nature’s harvest. I met the owners Ellen and Gershon Bodner at Kosherfest this past year and we really hit it off — some might even call it a LOVE fest!  So then I tasted their Pomegranate Wine and LOVED, after which I tasted their Passion Fruit Wine and LOVED EVEN MORE, after which they invited me to visit the winery and meet Yaakov Morad a...


Burn Jel Plus Works To #StopTheBurn *Weber Grill Giveaway*

win a weber grill

June 25th 2014By Tamar Genger MA, RD

A few moths ago, Jamie was doing a cooking demo and ended up burning herself on a hot pan.  Afterwards she learned that one of the attendees worked for a burn relief product and a new relationship was born.  All regular cooks know that burns are just par for the course, but the pain doesn’t have to be.  Burn Jel Plus® is a pain relieving gel that instantly cools and soothes.  If you have ever burned yourself you know how painful it can be and you feel like there is nothing you can do....


RSVP For #SummerWithGolds Twitter Party and WIN

Semi-Homemade Gold's BBQ Sauce Recipes

June 24th 2014By joyofkosher

You’re invited to join our #SummerWithGolds Twitter chat! Hosted by @JoyofKosher and sponsored by Gold’s. On the agenda Summer time BBQ, Condiments and The Fourth of July – Win 1 of 5 copies of the Joy of Kosher with Jamie Geller Magazine for Summer just by RSVPing below, then Retweet and engage during the chat to win 1 of 2 Gold’s product prize packs valued at $50 each or equivalent gift cards. We will be talking about: Favorite Summer BBQ recipes, condiments with horseradish, the...


10 Sweet and Savory Honey Recipes

Cider Glazed Vegetables

June 24th 2014By Tamar Genger MA, RD

This post and giveaway is sponsored by The National Honey Board. Honey does more than sweeten tea and suppress a cough. Honey has many versatile benefits in the kitchen, from replacing other granulated sweeteners in baked goods and other desserts to balancing the acidity and salt of salad dressings with a natural sweetness and mouth-filling texture. For many home cooks who think about honey during breakfast, they may be surprised to learn that many savory dishes will also benefit from adding...


In the JOK Kitchen with Silk Road Vegetarian *Giveaway*

silk road cookbook

June 23rd 2014By Tamar Genger MA, RD

The Silk Road refers to the routes of trade along Central Asia, India and the Mediterranean.  Many of our Jewish ancestors worked along these routes dealing in the spice trade.  Dahlia Abraham-Klein takes us all on a culinary journey through her heritage in her new book.  After years of suffering health problems on a regular American diet, Dahlia went back to her roots and found that the foods of her ancestors could be easily made today.  Many are naturally vegan and gluten free and they...


In the JOK Kitchen with The Forest Feast *Giveaway*


June 9th 2014By Tamar Genger MA, RD

The Forest Feast is a new vegetarian cookbook written by Erin Gleeson from her cabin in the woods.  After years of city living, she and her (Rabbi) husband moved to California and chose to live in a cabin in the woods.  Erin is incredibly talented and enjoys the beauty of her outdoor surroundings.  The cookbook is filled with vibrant photos of her food in the gorgeous setting of her home.  She shares bonus pictures of her surroundings to make us all jealous and she even includes fanciful...


New Gourmet Flavored Cheeses *Giveaway*

sincerely brigitte cheese kosher

May 1st 2014By Tamar Genger MA, RD

This article is sponsored by Sincerely Brigitte flavored cheeses. I have written many articles about cheese and the evolution of kosher cheese, from a limited selection of slices that tasted like orange plastic to a world where kosher cheese has expanded from the kosher aisle to the gourmet aisle. The latest addition to our cheese board is on a plate of its own! Sincerely Brigitte has created a line of flavored cheeses that will complement almost any dairy meal or side dish. The six flavors...


In The JOK Kitchen With Beth Warren *Giveaway*

beth warren book

April 25th 2014By Tamar Genger MA, RD

There is so much nutrition talk out there in this age of information, but it is really hard for the average consumer to wade through and find the truth.  Beth Warren is a Registered Dietitian with a mission to break it down and make it simple to live a healthy life.  In Living a Real Life with Real Food, Beth shows us how to live healthfully and stay energized by eating real whole foods.  She includes 50 recipes in there too to help start us off on the right foot.   My health philosophy...