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Don’t Get Stuck in the Oil Aisle

olive oil poured on cucumbers

  There are some different salad and cooking oils appearing on the grocery shelves before Pesach, ones that aren’t usually sold during the rest of the year (or at least not in abundance). They are available, primarily, for the benefit of Ashkenazi consumers

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The Ins and Outs of Buying and Storing Garlic in Israel

garlic drying

That stinky bulb of garlic, yes -the one that gives you the dreaded “garlic breath” –  plays a major role in Israeli cuisine. Ubiquitous in Israeli supermarkets, green grocers, and open air markets, heads (bulbs) of garlic are sold loose, in

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How to Prevent Pesach Constipation and Weight Gain

Indigestion

Now we are starting to make our Pesach lists and of course, matzah is on top. Necessary for the seder (or sedarim outside of Israel) it not only substitutes for bread, but if you are creative, it also substitutes for

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Super Spelt Hamantashen & Coconut Popcorn for Your Mishloach Manot

popcorn in a jar

Delight your friends and family this Purim with popcorn and spelt hamantashen for Mishloach Manot that not only taste great, but also pack a great nutritious punch. Be sure to make plenty extra, because after your family eats them, you will

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Little Changes, Big Difference This Purim

holiday table

The compliment I like best after hosting a meal is when my guests leave satisfied, exclaiming that the food was delicious as well as healthy. It’s not really hard to serve delicious and healthy meals when you know which tweaks to make. These are

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