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A Master of Horror’s Jewish Ties

Shirley Jackson’s biographer talks about the American author’s Jewish connections, including a kugel recipe passed down by her mother-in-law

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A Private Tour of Bnei Brak—With a Side of Cholent

For two years, Pini Gorelick has been leading private tours of Israel’s ultra-Orthodox neighborhood, including Thurday night’s ‘cholent scene’

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Yiddish Flavor

In ‘Rhapsody in Schmaltz,’ Michael Wex delves into Ashkenazi Jewish cuisine and the stories behind classic dishes—from kugel to cholent to brain latkes. (Yes, brain latkes.)

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Max and Eli Sussman’s Brisket and Potato Kugel

An ingenious Passover recipe from the brothers’ new cookbook

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One Man’s Moby-Dick Is Another Man’s Kugel

I scoured continents and hundreds of kugel recipes for one that felt like a birthright

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What The Chefs Are Making For Thanksgivukkah

Recipes for Pumpkin Custard Kugel, Sage-Scented Matzoh Balls, and more

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New York City’s Perfect Kiddush Club

Whisky Jewbilee boasted curated brews and a cholent, herring, and kugel bar

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Jewish Politicians in the Kitchen

From Golda Meir’s chicken soup to Jack Lew’s potato kugel

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Stuffed Cabbage Kugel For You and Your Bubbe

This Week in Jewcy, our partner site

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A Taste of the Jewish South

Jewish food festivals across the South offer a regional twist on traditional recipes—and the best place to find corned beef in barbecue country

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On the Towns

Burekas in Florida, hummus in L.A., and elegant Israeli cuisine in Philadelphia: ferreting out the unexpected at restaurants around the country

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Family Ties

Football, food, and the importance of tradition

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From Babka to Za’atar

Gil Marks made his encyclopedic knowledge of Jewish food available to the rest of us

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Beyond Bagels

In The Encyclopedia of Jewish Food, Gil Marks argues that food is about much more than just eating

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Kitchen Conversions

Intermarried couples must learn new holiday recipes and traditions

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