Savor and Share: Jewish recipes

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Honey. Apples. Fresh, sweet challah bread. There’s a lot to like about many of the foods associated with the Jewish high holy days. Send us your favorite traditional (or updated) Jewish recipes for the Recipe Box of Sept. 20. Use the comment link below to post recipes. You might just win a cookbook for your […] [Read More]
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What’s That?: Updated

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We asked readers of the Recipe Box blog to identify the kitchen item pictured. Here are some of the guesses: ‘‘Bottle opener.’’ ‘‘A slicer for cheese.’’ ‘‘A towel hanger?’’ This one proved tricky. Just a couple of readers correctly guessed that it is a pasta measure. Made by Fox Run, it sells for $3.99 at […] [Read More]
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What’s That?

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Can you figure out what this kitchen item is used for? Use the comment link below to take a guess, and you’ll be entered into a random drawing to win the item. You don’t have to guess correctly to win. [Read More]
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Chef-Tested: Vanilla frozen yogurt

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By Eileen Fischer Cool. Rich. Delightfully delicious. A dish of this creamy, frozen concoction is a perfect foil to the steamy summer we’ve been having. And, no, it’s not a serving of premium ice cream. We’re talking about ice cream’s second cousin — frozen yogurt — for this month’s Chef-Tested. For health-conscious people, frozen yogurt […] [Read More]
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Savor and share: Rice

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People love rice in all its varieties — white, brown, short grain, long grain, basmati, jasmine, risotto and all the rest. According to Wikipedia, rice provides ‘‘more than one fifth of the calories consumed worldwide by the human species.’’ Send us your favorite recipes using rice for the Recipe Box of Sept. 13. You can […] [Read More]
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What’s That?: Updated

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We asked readers of the Recipe Box blog to identify the kitchen item pictured. Here are some of the guesses: ‘‘Some kind of press.’’ ‘‘Lids for a mason jar.’’ ‘‘Ravioli dumpling maker?’’ As many of you correctly guessed, it is a Can Pump and Pour, designed to keep the fizz in opened soft drink cans. […] [Read More]
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Savor and Share: Healthy lunchbox ideas

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Sad to say, the long days of summer will soon give way to the start of another school year. For parents who want to be sure their child gets a nutritionally sound midday meal, that means a whole lot of lunch box packing. Send us your favorite healthy lunchbox ideas (and if they happen to […] [Read More]
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What’s That?

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Can you figure out what this item is used for? Guess what it is and you’ll be entered into a random drawing to win the item. You don’t have to guess correctly. [Read More]
Categories: General