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August 1, 2022

Caraway Rye from the Bakehouse

Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Jewish Rye the way it would have been 100 years ago In a previous Ari’s Top 5, I referenced the work of Anzia Yezierska, the late 19th-century Russian Jewish immigrant whose books became some of the best-known representations of the experience of new arrivals in New York’s Lower East Side. Her […]

July 27, 2022

Apricot Rugelach from the Bakehouse

Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Continued culinary and emotional engagement with apricots In the way things weave together in my mind, the study of Ukrainian culture and history has given me a higher appreciation for apricots than I’ve ever had. What has always existed on the culinary periphery of my mind is now front and center. […]

April 2, 2022

Friendseder™: All are Welcome!

The Making of a New Tradition When Rabbi Jeff Stombaugh called us up to see if we’d like to be a part of his Friendseder™ effort, it didn’t take us too long to get to YES! Gather with friends to celebrate old traditions and build new ones? YES! Add food? YES! Everyone is welcome to […]

April 2, 2022

Zingerman’s Deli Matzo Ball Soup Recipe

So good your bubbe might ask for seconds There’s nothing quite like matzo balls bobbing in rich, chicken broth—it wouldn’t be Passover without them. Matzo Ball Soup is a beloved part of our Passover menu (the menu is not kosher, but it does feature ceremonial seder plates, complete seder meals, and plenty of a la […]

April 1, 2022

Introducing The Matzo Project

Matzo worth updating a classic recipe for It’s true, a few years ago, we were so blown away by the taste, quality, and values of The Matzo Project matzo, that we updated our classic, decades-old matzo ball recipe to use their matzo. But we also wanted to make sure to spread the word about the […]