Unorthodox

Big Cheese

Ep. 298: Schmear shortage shenanigans, plus interviews with cookbook author Dorothy Kalins and scholar Ruth Wisse

December 16, 2021

This week on Unorthodox, we’re diving deeper into the cream cheese shortage.

Our first guest is Dorothy Kalins, cookbook writer and former editor in chief of Saveur magazine. Liel talks to her about her new book, The Kitchen Whisperers: Cooking with the Wisdom of Our Friends.

Then Liel sits down with retired Harvard professor Ruth Wisse, whose new memoir is Free Like a Jew: A Personal Memoir of National Self-Liberation.

New York-area listeners, travel back in time to 1970s NYC’s haute kosher Chinese restaurant, Moshe Peking, for a prix-fixe dinner to remember on December 25, 2021. Chef Eric Huang of Pecking House reimagines the iconic Moshe Peking menu with a 5-course feast of short ribs, duck dumplings, sesame noodles, and more, all under OU supervision at Wall Street Grill. Get your ticket at bit.ly/moshepeking.

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