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Traditional Israeli dishes: healthy, versatile, flavorful

Traditional Israeli dishes: healthy, versatile, flavorful

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When restaurateurs in the U.S. want to serve an authentic Israeli hummusiya, they go to Israeli chef and restaurateur Micha Moskovich.

Sweet Potato and Zucchini Latkes

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Enjoy this twist on a traditional Chanukah dish.

Ginger-rific flavors for fall

Ginger-rific flavors for fall

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I’ve been playing around a lot with ginger these days. This spicy root gives an energetic kick to food and has many health-giving properties besides.

Teen Scene: Get involved with youth groups

Teen Scene: Get involved with youth groups

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In an effort to build a Jewish teen community across the Valley, Jewish News and The League present Teen Scene, featuring regularly scheduled content devoted to teen programming.

Traditional Israeli dishes: healthy, versatile, flavorful

Traditional Israeli dishes: healthy, versatile, flavorful

Posted:

When restaurateurs in the U.S. want to serve an authentic Israeli hummusiya, they go to Israeli chef and restaurateur Micha Moskovich.

Sweet Potato and Zucchini Latkes

Posted:

Enjoy this twist on a traditional Chanukah dish.

Ginger-rific flavors for fall

Ginger-rific flavors for fall

Posted:

I’ve been playing around a lot with ginger these days. This spicy root gives an energetic kick to food and has many health-giving properties besides.

Teen Scene: Get involved with youth groups

Teen Scene: Get involved with youth groups

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In an effort to build a Jewish teen community across the Valley, Jewish News and The League present Teen Scene, featuring regularly scheduled …

Leftover turkey: beyond the sandwich

Leftover turkey: beyond the sandwich

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Following the Thanksgiving feast, many hosts will likely be left with a glut of turkey.

Ricotta cheese: super ingredient

Ricotta cheese: super ingredient

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I recently found myself holding a surplus of ricotta cheese in the fridge. My daughter had come home for fall break and requested a laundry li…

Master of the chefs: the kosher culinary world’s unsung hero

Master of the chefs: the kosher culinary world’s unsung hero

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Do you recall what you were eating in kosher restaurants 10 years ago? Had you tried sous-vide dishes? Homemade sausage? Fresh, cured gravlax …

In the Kitchen

In the Kitchen

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I’ve never been one to celebrate Oktoberfest, the annual beer festival held every fall in Munich and many other places around the world. But m…

An apple (or 10) a day keep the doldrums away

An apple (or 10) a day keep the doldrums away

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My husband and son recently reprised an annual fall ritual: apple-picking.

Whole Foods, The J team up for nutrition education

Whole Foods, The J team up for nutrition education

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The Valley of the Sun JCC (The J) and Whole Foods are teaming up to offer free nutritional shopping tours to help educate people about the ben…

Kids make their mark, help raise money for synagogue’s school

Kids make their mark, help raise money for synagogue’s school

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Dynamite and pottery don’t normally go together.

Brining: A quick way to flavor and tenderize the humble chicken breast

Brining: A quick way to flavor and tenderize the humble chicken breast

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At dinner with friends one night, I was shocked when one of the foodies at the table ordered chicken.

Valley mother creates her own Jewish Girl Scout niche

Valley mother creates her own Jewish Girl Scout niche

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There are two main reasons why Halle Farber became a Girl Scout troop leader: her daughter’s interest in becoming a Girl Scout and the need to…

Table settings, inventive game enliven festive gatherings

Table settings, inventive game enliven festive gatherings

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Food is always my focus when it comes to planning a get-together, and the holidays amplify that emphasis.

National museum creates online home for Jewish Americans to share family stories

National museum creates online home for Jewish Americans to share family stories

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While nothing can quite replicate flipping through a dusty collection of sepia-toned photographs and seeing what a grandparent or great-grandp…

Expert: Raise positive children by not raising your voice

Expert: Raise positive children by not raising your voice

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Like any job, raising children in a positive environment requires constant learning and work.

The J and Girly Girlz offer glam after-school program

The J and Girly Girlz offer glam after-school program

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The Valley of the Sun JCC (The J) and Girly Girlz Scottsdale have joined forces to bring a little glamour to its after-school programming.

Memory Cafes offer window into the past, community and doo-wop dancing

Memory Cafes offer window into the past, community and doo-wop dancing

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When Janet Arnold, the Creative Aging coordinator for Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JFCS), showed up for a Memory Cafe event in Surp…

Local residents advocate vegan diet, Vegan Challenge

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When Valley resident Helen Jaffa had open-heart surgery for an aortic aneurysm nine years ago, she knew she needed to do something big to impr…