Kosher

British Right-Wing Party Backs Ban On Religious Slaughter

02/04/2015

Britain’s right-wing UKIP party has come out in support of legislation that would ban the production of ritually slaughtered meat.

Crumbs Kosher Cupcakes Returns -- This Time, With Challah

Oh Crumbs! With new goal to diversify products, the cupcake chain rises again. Ever heard of a Baissant?

10/14/2014
Staff Writer

The stars have aligned one again for cupcake lovers around New York City. 

Crumbs Cupcakes reopen their NYC stores today. Via weheartit.com

New Wines, Outside

Toast the harvest holiday of Sukkot with flair by laying in a stock of these new kosher wines.

10/01/2014
Special To The Jewish Week

With festive eating aplenty in the offing, including as many as 22 square meals in the sukkah, what more opportune time to explore some of the new wines hitting the kosher market?

New Hope for Crumbs Kosher Cupcakes

'The Profit' star Marcus Lemonis mulls investing in Crumbs Bakery, but plan isn't fully baked yet.

07/11/2014
Staff Writer

Fear not, kosher cupcake lovers — there is still hope.

Marcus Lemonis, star of CNBC’s “The Profit,” has agreed to finance the cupcake chain that abruptly closed its doors this week, the New York Times DealBook reported. Currently, he is outlining a new strategy that will expand Crumbs’ offerings beyond cupcakes.

The cupcake king might be coming back. Via Crumbs.com

Supper Club Goes Kosher

Hire-a-chef network seeks new market among observant Jews. Duck a l'orange, anyone?

07/02/2014
Staff Writer

In a candlelit penthouse in Brooklyn, thirty guests mill about with basil cocktails in hand. Handcrafted canapés are brought around on delicate china trays, and the crowd samples tartare of mackerel and mushrooms stuffed with a white wine and herb mixture.

Chef Ygael Tresser prepares Red Fruit Mille Feuille for dessert. Courtesy of Chana Blumes.

Seeing Red Over Wine Heksher

10/09/2013

It’s David and Goliath in the Holy Land, again, but this time the giant is the Israeli Chief Rabbinate and the weapon wielded by the little guy is a bottle of dry red.

Rajum Winery offers desert-grown grapes and kosher supervision from outside the Rabbinate. Photo courtesy Rajum Winery

Tradition, Against The Grain

Baking for the fall holidays with a gluten-free touch.

08/20/2013
Special To The Jewish Week

Lisa Stander-Horel has vivid memories of growing up, watching her mother create classic Jewish holiday baked goods in their kitchen.

Lisa Standler-Horel and Tim Horel’s apple upside-down cake.

The 'Test-Tube Cheeseburger' Tantalizes

"From what I know about this thing, for sure it's not kosher."

Party Or Cooking Class?

Both! A foodie groupie gets tips -- and dinner -- at the JCC.

05/20/2013
Staff Writer

Dear reader. You will be forgiven for assuming that, as the creator of the Jewish Week’s Food & Wine section, I am a foodie. What I really am is a foodie groupie: I don’t have the time/money/discipline/passion to become a really great home cook, say, or an intrepid explorer of extreme ethnic foods in the darkness of the outer boroughs.

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