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Strawberry-Rhubarb Crisp with Ginger Meringue

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Matzo, not the most appetizing of foods, but traditional Jewish foods really aren’t all that.  This I know, there is only so much potato kugel and gefilte fish they could serve me when I was a kid before I was on to it.  The one thing I do still love are coconut macaroons, I have to restrain myself when they come back on the shelves this time of year because I can eat a whole tin! Kelapo Coconut Oil happens to be a perfect compliment to Passover foods because it can be used in place of butter when making a […]

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What Pareve Means for Rosh Hashanah

honey cake  What Pareve Means for Rosh Hashanah

Today at sundown begins a very important holiday for the Jewish faith, Rosh Hashanah. This holy day is also known as the Jewish New Year and the “Head of the Year” because it marks the anniversary of Adam and Eve. While not all in the faith practice a kosher kitchen, when preparing dishes for the High Holiday over the next two days, it’s important to remember these rules for cooking and storing food. There are three different types of kosher classification: dairy, meat and pareve. Coconut oil falls into the pareve category. In a kosher kitchen, dairy and meat cannot […]

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