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Cottage Cheese & Sour Cream?

by jennbook 1 year ago

One of my favorite snacks is cottage cheese mixed with sour cream. My mom eats it; my grandmother ate it. My husband ...

nannygoat commented 18 hours ago

If you had to pick just one Jewish cookbook to use forever...

by elustaz 4 years ago

...What would it be? I'd like to get a good one to supplement the small stock of recipes I got from my family. We'r...

RainyRamone commented 9 days ago

Roll Beef- a jewish deli lunch meat that I can't find anywhere, anymore

by paulispumonti 9 years ago

Does this still exist? came in 4th place behind corned beef, pastrami, and tongue but it was always my favorite...


wherecarol commented 11 days ago

What is the origin/ true name of my Grandma's "Chalamata Salad"?

by Dmzimmermd 17 days ago

When I was a child my Grandma, who spoke yiddish, slovak and hungarian, and lived there in varanno hungary (born in 1...


agika commented 14 days ago

Any Ashkenasi Jewish chowhounds make farfel the way my family does?

by Lady_Tenar 4 years ago

Farfel (or the way my grandmother said it, "farfele") is a major staple in my mother's extended family. But, when I l...


davidg1 commented 22 days ago

Does anyone know what kind of fish is used in jewish-style fried splitfish or chaback?

by labtech 6 years ago

When I was growing up in Philadelphia, my dad would make a fried splitfish or chaback (not sure of spelling) with oni...


sljanoff commented 23 days ago

Is there Potato Nik ANYWHERE in Manhatten?

by juliehf 11 years ago

My mom raves to me about how when she was little, she would buy Potato Nik from vendors in Manhatten. Now we can't fi...


hungrycomposer commented 2 months ago

Still looking for a Good Old Fashion Jewish Bakery in Brooklyn or nearby

by Hydrin 6 months ago

I am craving good old fashion Jewish Rye, Salt Sticks, Rolls, etc etc etc. I know we have posted about this befor...


DQuinn commented 4 months ago

Jewish deli near Pasadena

by withabandon 5 months ago

Is there a good Jewish deli anywhere near Pasadena. Wanted for brunch/breakfast. Thanks!


Fru commented 5 months ago

Jewish deli food in Chicago

by Bill Meyers 14 years ago

Is there a good Jewish deli in the city or suburbs? I've been to Manny's, but there must be others... I just got back...

weinstein5 commented 6 months ago

How to eat a knish

by JungMann 10 years ago

When I first moved to New York I knew that I had to try a few things: bagels with real lox and cream cheese, deli pas...

Ttrockwood commented 6 months ago

Jewish Delicatessen San Jose Area

by Kay Frutchey 13 years ago

PLEASE help I need a good fix of pastrami, Ruebens, matzo ball soup, whitefish platters. Where is one within a 15 mi...


j w saxton commented 7 months ago

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In Search of Israeli Cuisine Film & Dinner, 12/4 & 11, Sebastopol

by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

Final screening of the Jewish Film Festival is _In Search of Israeli Cuisine_ on 12/4. Dinner based on the movie offe...

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Has anyone made jachnun?

by Siegal 9 months ago

My husband loves jachnun and I agreed to try and make it. Perhaps this weekend if I have time. Has anyone made it bef...

Montreal Jewish Food [Split from Toronto]

by FlavoursGal 10 years ago

[[ This thread was split from the Ontario board at: -- The Chowho...


jefpen2 commented 9 months ago

Seeking a Recipe for a Yemeni Vegetable Stew like from Sima's in Fairlawn, NJ...

by yumfactr 10 months ago

Hello! There use to be a tiny restaurant called Sima's (or Chez Sima maybe?) in Fairlawn, NJ. I was SO sad when sh...


yumfactr commented 10 months ago

Any good Jewish Deli's in the Seattle area?

by reble 5 years ago

I have to drive my room mate to Harbor View hosp for testing in Nov. There is no Jewish/kosher deli's in the Tri-Cit...


rhphillips1953 commented 10 months ago

Yonah Schimmel is a disgrace

by Fred 12 years ago

Okay, okay -- there are enough knish postings, especially on tired old Yonah Schimmel. There's no need for another. ...


BigEd_NY commented 11 months ago

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Improvised Kosher Hot Pot / Steamboat ideas

by Rebel46 12 months ago

Recently acquired a Hot Pot and am feeling experimental enough to seek some inspiration to create an improvised Koshe...

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