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Passover

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Top Passover Articles

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  • Prepping for Passover

    Diana Sragowicz dreads the prospect of preparing her home for Passover. With four young children who tend to leave crumbs around the house, she'd have to clean out their closets, clothes, and toys to comply with Jewish dietary laws governing the...
  • Date nut bars

    Date nut bars
    Arleen Kerman always looks forward to cooking -- and cooking and cooking -- for Passover. And sweets hold a special place in her heart. Kerman, 70, has had a lifelong special connection with food and cooking. Her grandfather, Jake Kodner, was one of...
  • Wine for Passover: No more Manischewitz

    Wine for Passover: No more Manischewitz
    Wine Spectator magazine says we don't have to drink bad wine at Passover. The magazine picked and rated nine kosher wines. Many are priced under $30 and all scored 85 ore better on Wine Specator's 100-point scale. Here's the list. Prices will vary....
  • Versatile haroset isn't just for Passover

    Versatile <i>haroset</i> isn't just for Passover
    Haroset, a blend of fruit, nuts and wine, is probably the most popular food of the eight-day holiday of Passover, which begins on Monday night. For the Seder, the feast commemorating the exodus of the Hebrews from Egypt, haroset is spooned onto the...
  • Across the Table: Kosher wine worth passing around

    How did Jeff Morgan morph from a nice Jewish boy from New York into a sax player and bandleader in sequined tuxedo, then into one of the leading wine journalists in the United States, and finally into a kosher wine maker in the Napa Valley? And one who...
  • The God Squad: Celebrate springtime, however you wish

    Thank you, dear readers, for your many kind comments on my column welcoming Pope Francis to the world of healing and hope. I'm truly excited to see his first humble and gracious acts, and I hope they presage a time of new beginnings and old continuities...
  • Five kids books for Passover

    Five kids books for Passover
    Perhaps more than any other Jewish festival, Passover is about telling stories. At the Seder, or ceremonial dinner, that takes place Monday on the first night of the holiday, Jews around the world will retell the biblical tale of the Israelites' escape...
  • Good Eating's best recipes of 2013

     Good Eating's best recipes of 2013
    Before jumping into the food trends and diets awaiting in the new year, look back with us to the recipes we brought you in Good Eating in 2013. Among the hundreds of recipes, these were our favorites. Clip and save or download them (chicagotribune.com/...
  • Susan Rasky dies at 61; reporter became Berkeley journalism lecturer

    Susan Rasky dies at 61; reporter became Berkeley journalism lecturer
    Susan Rasky, an award-winning congressional correspondent who mentored a generation of young political journalists as a senior lecturer at UC Berkeley, died Sunday at her home in El Cerrito, Calif. She was 61 and had breast cancer. A graduate of Los...
  • Israel's wine on the rise

    In 1988, for 10 days, I visited Israel and its wineries. An intifada was going on; it was scary. But the enthusiasm of Israel's winemakers and grape farmers briefly washed away the worry. For decades, Israel had produced red seas of mediocre wine for...
  • A brisket slice of life going away

    A brisket slice of life going away
    On the day before the Jewish New Year of Rosh Hashana, a dozen or more customers will queue up in the parking lot of Northbrook's Elegance in Meats at opening time, not to pick up tickets or win giveaways, but to have a cooked hunk of meat sliced....