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How to make falafel in the microwave

Posted on June 11th, 2018
By Sarah F. Berkowitz for FromtheGrapevine 


All you need is a mug to prepare these delicious, protein-packed falafel balls.


Today, we present to you the impossible: delicious, protein-rich Mediterranean falafel balls, made in under two minutes in your microwave!

I honestly thought it couldn’t be done, but I’m game to try just about anything. And look at that – it worked. I’m not a fan of fried food, but I’ve tried baked falafel balls and they were just too dry. And I can honestly say now that I’ll take my falafel microwaved any day. This falafel hack worked for me, and I’m thrilled to be able to share it with anyone who wants to avoid fried foods, or is limited to microwave cooking. 

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Tablet Magazine's 100 Most Jewish Foods List

Posted on June 4th, 2018

 

 

Tablet Magazine writers, and famous Jews (Yotam Ottolenghi,  Michael Wex, Daphne Merkin, Joan Nathan, and many more), tell their favorite Jewish foods. See why Liel Leibovitz says Sabich is #1. For schmaltz fans, it's up there. Babka, Bagels, Blintzes, Bialys, Borscht, Bristket (and that's just the B's), Sofritos, Seltzer, Did your favorite Jewish food* make the list?

 

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Editorial note from JVN's Judy:  Yes, my 3 favorites, Chopped Liver, Brisket, and Black & Whites, made the cut.

Roasted Beet, Clementine & Avocado Salad

Posted on May 28th, 2018
by Gloria Kobrin for Kosher By Gloria

 

Any time of year is a great time for this tasty salad


Sweet beets, tangy clementines, and creamy avocados tossed with lemon vinaigrette make a wonderful salad combination.This Roasted Beet, Clementine and Avocado Salad is how you eat healthy without forsaking flavor!

Add some toasted pine nuts or sliced almonds if you like a little crunch! Add some goat cheese if you want to make this into lunch!

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Kushari - a Dish from Egypt

Posted on May 21st, 2018

From Jimena

 

Ingredients:

* 1 cup rice
* 1 cup macaroni pasta
* 1 cup brown lentils
* 2 tbsp. oil
* 1 onion, chopped finely
* 2-3 cloves garlic, minced
* 2 cups tomato sauce
* ½ -1 tsp pepper flakes
* salt and pepper, to taste
* oil for frying
* 1 onion, sliced thinly
* salt and pepper, to taste

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Shavuot Foods from The Joy of Kosher

Posted on May 14th, 2018
The Joy of Kosher

 

Shavuot begins after sunset on May 19


Looking for the perfect meals for Shavuot? Let Jamie Geller guide you through menus from appetizers to desserts. You can find:

 
Jamie's Easiest Ever Shavuot Menu
Delight in Delicious Dairy Challah for Shavuot
Savory Yogurt Bowls That Satisfy
Easy Creamy Desserts
How to Host a Crepe Party
4 Israeli Cheesecake Recipes for Shavuot

And much, much more.

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And if that isn't enough, check out Jvillage Network's Shavuot Guide. 

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