Beyond Gefilte Fish

Sick of gray balls of mystery fish floating in jelly? Think outside the jar, and try a Sephardic recipe instead.

How To Cook Like a Syrian: Making My Mother’s Matbucha

I never wanted to learn to make my mother’s matbucha, a savory eggplant salad–until I became a mom-to-be

Israeli Chefs Think Green

As Israeli cuisine focuses on locally grown food, cooks turn over an old leaf: mallow, a weed with biblical roots

A Taste of Libya—in Prison

Amateur chef Rafram Chaddad discovered the wonders of Libyan cuisine in an unlikely place: behind bars

How to Make the Ultimate Hamantaschen for Purim

Video: Bake the perfect batch of triangular cookies for the holiday—with homemade fruit filling

Best Cholent Ever? An Iraqi Stew

Tebit, a sticky, sweet chicken dish traditionally served on Shabbat, is gaining popularity—for good reason

Viva Pastrami!

A Jewish deli favorite endures in a Mexican-American neighborhood that was once L.A.’s Lower East Side

D.C.’s Missing Kosher Food

Washington’s restaurant scene may be booming, but D.C. still isn’t a capital place to find good kosher eats

Saved by Cholent

After the dish rescued my family from a robbery, I traveled the world searching for new ways to cook it

The Torah of Food

For Tu B’Shevat, a cooking class creates a perfect opportunity to teach children about Jewish values

Kibbutz Cuisine Gets Its Due

A best-selling Israeli cookbook collects the best recipes—and the best stories—from communal dining halls

The Finest of the Fats

Food writer Michael Ruhlman develops a taste for Jewish cuisine’s key ingredient in The Book of Schmaltz

Why Eating Chinese Food on Christmas Is a Sacred Tradition for American Jews

Brooklyn’s hip Mile End deli modernizes the traditional meal once again

Our Jewish Christmas Traditions

My family never observed Christmas, but we did mark the holiday every year, with our own recipes

Elevating Kosher Food

Joey Allaham is enticing Madonna and Ricky Martin with his upscale, glatt kosher restaurants

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