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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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A Veteran Food Critic’s Culinary Treasure Map—and Autobiography

Mimi Sheraton on her new book ‘1,000 Foods To Eat Before You Die,’ her mother’s chicken soup, and her least-favorite Jewish dish

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How Herring Brought My Father and Me Together—Once I Overcame My Gag Reflex

For 30 years, I turned up my nose at my dad’s favorite fish. Then I tried it, and finally understood its briny appeal.

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A Treat Not Even a Dog Will Eat

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A Disappearing Delicacy

As ptcha—a classic Ashkenazic dish made from jellied calves’ feet—disappears from deli menus, American Jews lose a culinary link to past generations

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