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A Kosher GMO?

Since you’re reading a food blog, you probably are aware of the debate around genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in food. For those who aren’t invested in the food wars, GMOs are foods that have been altered to take away undesirable traits, like spoiling too soon or not being colorful enough. It’s also being done to…

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My Kosher Valentine

I was distracted planning Passover catering (which we will blog about—watch this space!), I nearly forgot that Valentine’s Day falls on Shabbos this week. Personally, I believe Valentine’s Day should be for kids, but it’s very possible that your significant other feels otherwise. I believe in telling one’s beloved how much he or she is…

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Make Your Own Kosher Marinade

Marinades are a wonderful way to add flavor a main course. Kosher marinades are easy to make at home, using spices and approved ingredients. Marinades tenderize meats, make them juicier, and decrease cooking time. They can also prevent HCAs (heterocyclic amines) chemicals from forming when cooking meat. HCAs cause cancer in animals and possibly in humans, too,…

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Is That a Kosher Fish?

Kosher Catering Toronto Talks about Fish   Jews who keep the kashrut rules know when to inquire about the food offered from unfamiliar sources. Sometimes it’s obvious, while other times a little investigating might be necessary. These days, with farmed fish, blends, and processing, things can get a little complicated. Here are some explanations to…