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Popovers for Mom on Mother’s Day

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¼ teaspoon salt

1 cup milk

2 eggs

1 cup flour

1 tablespoon butter, plus extra for greasing muffin tins


Using a muffin tin, melt a dab of butter in each individual tin (done on low oven temperature).

Mix flour and salt together. In another bowl, beat eggs, add milk, butter and then add flour...

Is It Time for More National Companies to Go Kosher for Passover?

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(Kosher Today) When walking the Kosher for Passover aisles, it seems that they are dominated by the well-known kosher brands like Gefen, Haddar, Manischewitz, Bloom’s, Paskesz, Osem and more. But there are also many national companies that make the investment in doing special Passover runs. Perhaps they recognize that Passover is the most widely observed holiday on the Jewish calendar or that kosher food sales are 40% of year-round sales. One company that has in the past produced Passover products, skipped a few years and has now returned is Dannon which will again be producing OU-P yogurt in coffee and vanilla flavors and will also be available in the smaller 6 oz. size. Coca Cola is...

Trailblazing ‘Upscale, Dairy’ Eatery Debuts the Mocha Bleu App

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Teaneck—Mocha Bleu is known in the community as a hopping, busy place for a date night, a wonderful choice to celebrate a birthday or anniversary, a family-friendly locale and even a fun restaurant to go out to with a group of friends to blow off some steam. It’s also a wise choice for a sophisticated business lunch or a corporate event.

The wood-fired oven pizza is expertly prepared and baked crisp, with imaginative toppings and complementary flavor combinations. The sushi menu is so authentic that it wouldn’t be out of place in a Tokyo nightspot; the fresh fish with textural flair is not to be missed. Comforting, generous bowls of pasta are the norm, and even Elaine from...

Victoria Dwek Shares Passover Recipes in Bergenfield

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By Bracha Schwartz

Victoria Dwek says she’s just a regular mom, taking care of a husband, kids and a house—who also happens to be a prolific author.

The food editor of Ami Magazine, and co-author with Leah Schapira of “Secret Restaurant Recipes” and “Passover Made Easy,” among others, demonstrated several dishes to whip up for Pesach at Grand and Essex in Bergenfield, and told entertaining anecdotes while cooking. This was her first appearance in Bergen County and she was surprised at the plethora of restaurants. She noted that usually it is the areas without kosher restaurants where women are the best cooks.

Dwek said she virtually moves into Schapira’s house when...

At Every Price Point, Shopper’s Vineyard Recommends a Great Seder Red

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Clifton—Shopper’s Vineyard, located at 875 Bloomfield Avenue in Clifton, is known for its wide variety and deep discounts. Though only 10 percent of the store’s wines are kosher, the selection is vast as the store is as large as an average Trader Joe’s or Whole Foods supermarket. Every major kosher label on the market is present with multiple bottles in each product line, as well as many new, different and offbeat choices for wines and spirits, from all over the globe. Most of the wines Shopper’s Vineyard sells are below $25.

Jerry Hampel, who is well known to many kosher wine buyers in Bergen County, used to manage the kosher wine selections at Wine Country in Bergenfield...

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