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Delicious Podcast Episodes Celebrating
Jewish Food, Culture & History!

the-big-schmear-joan-nathanThe Big Schmear is a bi-monthly delicious podcast celebrating Jewish food, culture and history. The Big Schmear is all about your favorite Jewish food restaurants, cookbooks, personalities all talking about their passion for Jewish food.  

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Beth Schenker
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The Big Schmear
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Community Hero & Shavout: Let’s Talk Dairy! 

Alicia’s Mexican Za’atar

Alicia’s Mexican Za’atar

Alicia's Mexican Za'atar 1 Tbsp Dried Oregano 1 Tsp Anise seed 1 Tbsp Dried hibiscus flower (crushed) 1 Tbsp Coriander seeds 1 Tbsp Cumin seeds 2 Tbsp Sesame seeds 1 Tsp Kosher salt 1/4 tsp Lemon salt Toast the coriander and cumin seeds in a 300º for about 5-8...

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Challah

Challah

It seems like a simple recipe but there's so much Jewish history and love behind it. This particular Challah recipe was given to my guest, Dr. Beth Ricanati by a good friend of hers many years ago in a class at the JCC on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Please enjoy...

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What’s in Your Kitchen in 2019? (#30)

What’s in Your Kitchen in 2019? (#30)

Guest: Shannon Sarna Happy 2019 one and all! It's been awhile since my last new episode. In the interim I decided to branch out a bit and take the opportunity to talk with many more guests located all over the country. There are so many people with a real passion for...

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In a Jam? (#23)

In a Jam? (#23)

Guest: Emily Paster Emily has been such a fun guest. In this next episode she talks with me in more detail about making preserves and then she shares the story of her other food projects -the food swap and her very excellent food blog. The photos above are from a...

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It’s 5 PM Someplace, Right? (#20)

It’s 5 PM Someplace, Right? (#20)

Guest: Sonat Birnecker Hart I had a super time talking with President of Koval Distillery, Sonat Birnecker Hart. I've known about Koval Distillery and Sonat for probably close to 8 years and I've had fun watching the company grow. They have an amazing story and I...

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Passover with Chef Laura Frankel (#18)

Passover with Chef Laura Frankel (#18)

Guest: Chef Laura Frankel We all start talking about and planning for Passover months before the holiday is even close. it's the most celebrated of all Jewish holidays and there are lots of plans that have to be made, not the least of which is planning the menu for...

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The Knish Wars (#17)

The Knish Wars (#17)

Guest: Joanne Oppenheim It's my first ever interview with a children's book author. And not just any children's book author...she's the author of a children's book called: The Knish War on Rivington Street. How could I pass up the opportunity to talk about this? We...

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Fun Times with Gil Hovav Part 2 (#16)

Fun Times with Gil Hovav Part 2 (#16)

Guest: Gil Hovav ​​Gil Hovav is back for Part 2. He's a guy who seems to have a never ending supply of energy and creative ideas. He writes cookbooks, but not your ordinary cookbooks. And he develops shows for television, sometimes about food but not your usual...

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