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  • Tuck a Pickle Into a Crispy Cheese Blanket

    Tuck a Pickle Into a Crispy Cheese Blanket

    I am a big fan of pairing pickles and dairy.I am a big fan of pairing pickles and dairy.I am a big fan of pairing pickles and dairy.I wouldn’t chase down a garlic pickle with a glass of milk, but I have been known to dip cornichons into crème fraîche and fry pickle slices in…


  • Why You Should Make Your Latkes With Potatoes and Nothing Else

    Why You Should Make Your Latkes With Potatoes and Nothing Else

    Over two thousand years ago, a motley crew of Jews rebelled against their Greek occupiers and reclaimed the Second Temple in ancient Jerusalem. Later, some rabbis added an apocryphal tale to the event about oil lasting, as Adam Sandler would say, eight crazy nights. Today, we commemorate it all by eating fried potato pancakes called…