Summer's Favorite Fruit

Ataulfo mangoes make for a scrumptious dessert carpaccio.

06/25/2013 - 20:00
Special To The Jewish Week

If you’ve never eaten an Ataulfo mango, stop what you’re doing and buy one because you’ve missed something very special. There’s a reason this fruit is also called the “champagne mango.” Its sweet, incredibly luscious flesh is something to celebrate.

Earth Day Treats

Bring back childhood with cup o' dirt and ants on a log.
04/21/2013 - 20:00
Food & Wine Editor

Today is Earth Day, the annual celebration and honoring of the environment, when we examine the ways in which mankind could help our planet for future generations. As a kid, Earth Day was also about delicious snacks. My favorite ones, which I still eat occasionally, are cup o' dirt (sometimes known as mud pie without the crust) and ants on a log.

Celebrate earth day with ants on a log! Fotolia

Let's Start With Dessert

When dessert means dairy, Shabbat dinner gets shaken up.
04/16/2013 - 20:00
Staff Writer

For a pro-substitute counterpoint to this post, read Food & Wine Editor Emma Goss' take on almond milk.

I keep a kosher home and in general, I enjoy it. My husband, male that he is, tries to rationalize kashrut whenever it comes up in conversation by talking about Trichinosis in Ancient Times and all that jazz, but I don't feel the need.

Shabbat candles are law. Chicken is custom! Fotolia
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