Warm Up with Sweet and Savory Comfort Food

With the current cold streak in the Pacific Northwest, we wanted to share this warm and savory dish. A little cocoa powder can warm your heart! If chocolate for dinner sounds too good to be true, it’s because chocolate is usually associated with decadent desserts. However, it can also take comfort food to a whole…


Kosher Soul comes to Friends Brunch

Michael W. Twitty, a James Beard Award-winning author, independent scholar, culinary historian and historical interpreter, will be this year’s featured speaker at the Friends of the Center Brunch. His talk is entitled “Kosher Soul and The Cooking Gene.” (See event information below) The annual fundraiser for the Mittleman Jewish Community Center also will honor new…


Paula Shoyer’s Healthy Recipes

PHOTO: Dry-Rubbed Roasted Salmon. (All photos by Bill Milne; courtesy Sterling Epicure)  The following recipes are excerpted with permission from The Healthy Jewish Kitchen, by Paula Shoyer, Sterling Epicure. DRY-RUBBED ROASTED SALMON 6 Servings 3-pound salmon fillet, whole or cut into 6- to 8-ounce servings 1 tablespoon coriander seeds 1 tablespoon whole black peppercorns, or…

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