Kosher Food and Cooking

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2014

    Six of Dallas' Best Bowls of Soup for Shaking Off the Thundersleet

    According to my entire Facebook feed and Pete Delkus, it's really effing cold outside in Dallas right now. I cannot confirm this as fact because I am not leaving my house until Mother Nature gets her shit together and returns us to those beautiful 75-degree temperatures she teased us with this weeke ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2013

    Purim Food: Where to Get Hamantaschen

    This Saturday and Sunday is the Jewish holiday of Purim. What's Purim? The short answer, "Jewish Halloween" is also the wrong answer. But there are costumes involved as well as a lot of drinking, so it's easy to see where folks could get confused. So real quick: Purim is the biblical story of Queen ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 20, 2012
  • Blogs

    April 22, 2011

    Bubbe's Matzo Ball Soup: For Those of Us Who Won't Be Eating Easter Ham

    ​Passover is upon us, which can only mean one thing: It's officially time to make matzo ball soup. Making matzo ball soup can be a very straightforward proposition. You can even buy matzo balls premade or buy a mix for it, although there's little more than matzo meal in it. To my mind, makin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2011

    Hamantaschen Aren't the Only Purim Pastries

    Hamantaschen may be the most popular Purim pastry in the United States, but the triangular cookie's not the only traditional dessert associated with the celebratory holiday. ​Purim, which begins tomorrow night, commemorates the Jews escaping a genocidal plot by the dastardly Haman, an adviser ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2010

    Gefilte Fish: Tracking Heritage
    Through Boiled Balls of Fish

    ​Gefilte fish, perhaps the most maligned food on the traditional Jewish High Holiday table, encodes its maker's ancestry as surely as hand-me-down stories and immigration papers, a local fishmonger says. Jon Alexis of TJ's Fresh Seafood Market in Preston Forest Village claims he can almost al ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2010

    In the Land of Milk and Honey, They Have Porn. Of Course They Do.

    Milk and Honey and falafel sandwiches.​Milk and Honey Jerusalem Market and Grill 420 N. Coit Road, Richardson 972-404-0704 Try: The falafel sandwich Don't try: Thinking too hard about what makes the girlie mags kosher I went to Milk and Honey because I heard the Richardson café put pickles ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 24, 2009
  • Blogs

    August 5, 2009

    First Look: Zinsky's Delicatessen & Catering

    ​Zinsky's was hoppin'. On one of its first days of service, the New York-style deli from Mark Brezinski (Pei Wei, Bengal Coast) and Liz and Jim Baron (Blue Mesa Grill) was packed with businessmen, grandmothers herding broods of kids and folks from the surrounding North Dallas neighborhoods. We ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2009

    Chewing The Fat: Wednesday Ground 'Round

    Here are some of the leftover bits from the past few days. Officials in Marin County, Calif., are considering the potential benefits of turning food waste into an energy source. The city already does something similar with sewage, but adding food apparently assists the process, according to St ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 21, 2006
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    December 23, 2004
  • News

    July 2, 1998

    Kosher war

    High prices and low competition raise rumors that the fix is in at Dallas kosher markets

  • News

    April 16, 1998

    Passover plot

    The new kid at the Seder table fends off the matzo-crazed hordes

  • News

    January 8, 1998

    Not kosher

    A Dallas County Jail inmate claims his junk-food diet is religious persecution

  • News

    December 4, 1997

    Kosher competition

    Dallas' burgeoning Jewish community sparks a battle among markets hungry for their business

  • News

    November 10, 1994

    King of kosher

    Groceries find they have to capitulate to Rabbi Shawel or risk kosher limbo