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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Lab-Grown Meat The Controversy

Unless you have vegetarian tendencies, there is a good chance you enjoy a juicy, flame-broiled steak. The caramelized results of the Maillard reaction, which...

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For more great recipes, check out this weeks issue of Whisk by Ami

Fighting FDR for Kashrus // How Four Brothers from Brooklyn took...

In the Great Depression of the 1930s, the American economy was struggling to gain its footing. The stock market crash of 1929 and the...

Kosher In The Lab // A Food Scientist Reveals the Secrets...

That yogurt you just finished, those slices of bread you sent off with your kids for lunch, and the chocolate bar you’re hoarding for...

Between Kosher & Halal // For Russia’s kosher kingpin Pinchas Slobodkin,...

Pinchas Slobodkin is not your average kosher food magnate. Not only has he cornered the kosher market in Russia, but he has millions of...

Journey to Kashrus, Journey to the Moon

In 1962, John F. Kennedy declared: “We choose to go to the moon in this decade… not because it is easy but because it...

The Pink Slip // I knew my friend was about to...

“Good morning,” I said as I stuck my head into my friend’s cubicle on the way to my desk. “Brrr... it sure is cold...

Electric People // Do I Really Have The Power To Change...

How was Yom Tov?” my neighbor called out as our carts passed in the kosher market. She was obviously hoping for the usual shopping-aisle...

Amazing Chocolate- Orange Cups

Garnish the top layer of cream with mini meringues. For the Chocolate-Orange Mousse 2 cups coconut milk or soy milk ¼ cup freshly squeezed orange juice 2 tablespoons...

Women In Business // Efrat Libfroind

Getting to meet Efrat Libfroind is a delicious opportunity. Hailed as “The High Priestess of Kosher Cuisine” by Haaretz, the renowned pastry chef is...

Discovering Mental Strength // A Psychotherapist Shares Her Story

The most shocking phone call in my life came at the most ordinary moment. I was sitting down at the dinner table with my...

High-Powered Rifles and Hypocrisy // Why this administration is beloved by...

In the wake of the horrific mass shooting in Las Vegas that killed 58 people and wounded close to 500; and more recently in...

Badges of honor – Ami visits North Korea Part Five

One afternoon I use some free time to closely examine my room. I inspect the walls, behind the closets, inside the lamp and under...

The Ride of Their Lyft // A Brush with A Terrorist

The day after last week’s terror attack in Manhattan, the streets nearby were still a mix of chaos and eerie silence. Sayfullo Saipov, a 29-year-old...

The Special Neshamah of the Young Chasidic Singer Motty Steinmetz

“I was born into a very good family in Bnei Brak,” the 17-year-old girl tells me on the phone in a rapid, slangy Hebrew...