TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: The Matzo Project, Delicious Flavored Matzo

Matzo, variously translated from Hebrew as matzoh, matza, matzah, matztzah and other spellings, is a 3,000-year-old accidental recipe.   SOME MATZO HISTORY As anyone who knows the story of Exodus will remember, in the time of Moses, Egypt’s pharaoh* finally agreed after much appealing, and then the 10 plagues, to let the enslaved children of Israel go. The Israelites left […]

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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: A & H Glatt Kosher Hot Dogs

[1] Hot dog with Mexican-style garnishes: black beans, salsa and yellow bell pepper (photo courtesy A & H). [2] Hot dogs on the grill (photo courtesy OU Kosher). [3] Hot dog production (photo courtesy A & H).   A & H, Abeles & Heymann, is an old-world-style producer of top-quality kosher processed meats—corned beef, hot dogs, pastrami and salami. The […]

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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Lantana, The New Hummus

Over the past 15 years, hummus, a Middle Eastern dip and spread, has exploded as favorite food in the U.S. We think of hummus as comfort food. Based on its nutrition, versatility and of course, taste, it’s a winner. Most people know that hummus is made from cooked, mashed chickpeas blended with tahini (a paste made from toasted sesame seeds), […]

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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: The Best Coconut Yogurt, From The Coconut Collaborative

[1] One of four flavors of yogurt from The Coconut Collaborative (photo courtesy The Coconut Collaborative). [2] Dessert pots in Lemon Ganache (above) or Chocolate Ganache (next photo) pack a lot of flavor into a small but satisfying size (photo courtesy The Coconut Collaborative | Facebook). [3] The Chocolate Ganache pot (photo courtesy Flicking The Vs). [4] The company calls […]

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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Mrs. Thinster’s Cookie Thins

Mrs. Thinsters cookie thins were a happy accident. One day, “Mrs. Thinster” decided to make a batch of cookies. Then, realizing she only had enough dough for one tray, she dropped the dough on the baking sheet with a teaspoon instead of a tablespoon. The result: ever-so-thin, crispy cookies. The homemade cookies turned into a full line, which now includes […]

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