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.)
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
For 30 years, I turned up my nose at my dad’s favorite fish. Then I tried it, and finally understood its briny appeal.
Comment of the Week
As ptcha—a classic Ashkenazic dish made from jellied calves’ feet—disappears from deli menus, American Jews lose a culinary link to past generations