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Jewish Holiday Cooking Tips and Ideas

Leah Koenig interviews Jayne Cohen, The Jew and the Carrot Jayne Cohen is the author of “Jewish Holiday Cooking “ and “The Gefilte Variations”. When I first began writing about food many years ago, I didn’t write about Jewish cuisine. … Continue reading

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JUICERS 101 by Judy Trupin, Co Chair, Tuv Ha’Aretz

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Judy Trupin enjoys an occasional carrot, celery, and ginger juice … but isn’t a regular juicer (yet). If Tabia Heywot’s article last week inspired you to start juicing, the next step is to decide what kind of juicer to buy. … Continue reading

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Why Do I Juice? (with juice recipes)

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Why Do I Juice? Tabia Heywot, Member, Tuv Ha’Aretz CSA Tabia Heywot has been juicing for about 5 years and seeks more ways to incorporate juicing into her life, including using wheatgrass and garlic shots (from the garlic festival). She … Continue reading

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Japan’s CSAs: A Movement with Long Roots Patricia Welch, Member, Tuv Ha’Aretz CSA

September 6, 2016 In the 1980s, I was living in Kyoto Japan, teaching English at a private girls’ school and having the time of my life. Every day was an adventure: where the familiar became strange, and then familiar again … Continue reading

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Horiatiki, the Peasant Roots of Greek Salad

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Horiatiki, the Peasant Roots of Greek Salad Aglaia Kremezi It is curious how a salad called ‘horiatiki’ became such a hit in Athens and all over the country. The term may be translated as ‘from the village,’ or ‘peasant,’ a … Continue reading

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From Ducks and Potatoes to Wine and CSAs: A History of Farming on Long Island by Marcia Kaplan Belgorod, Member, Tuv Ha’Aretz CSA

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Marcia Kaplan Belgorod has been a member of Forest Hills Tuv Ha’Aretz CSA since its inception. She was an original core committee member. Marcia has been a locavore all her life ever since the stops at farmstands on those early … Continue reading

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CSA Orchard Fruit

CSA Orchard Fruit Emilie Miayuchi, The Veggie Voice, Just Food 8/8/16 Now that we’re in the midst of summer along with long hot days, sandals, and sticky sidewalks, all the false starts we had leading into it seem distant. It’s … Continue reading

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What to Cook When It’s Too Darned Hot to Cook

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August 9, 2016 Thorin Klosowski, lifehacker.com It’s hard to get up the willpower to walk into the kitchen on a hot summer day. Just preheating an oven can feel like you’re upping the temperature in the house by 10 degrees. … Continue reading

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Falling Back in Love With My CSA

August 2, 2016 Maki Hoashi, Member, Tuv Ha’Aretz CSA When I first signed up, I had the impression that I’d get lots of fresh organic produce of superior quality that I could eat raw – so fresh!  so crisp! – … Continue reading

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