Summertime Shabbat
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A summertime Shabbat is often a less formal affair, even for those who are pretty informal to begin with. For one thing, Shabbat starts late; here in Toronto sundown is around 9 pm in … Read More

Creative Kosher Thinking
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Modern Jewish life sometimes requires creative kosher thinking.

It’s Spring: Enjoy a Refreshing Kosher Drink
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I hope everyone had a nice Shavuot and Victoria Day weekend! If any major city in North American has earned a place in the springtime sun, it’s got to be … Read More

Kosher Cooking and Gardening
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This has been a killer winter for Toronto. Here at Mitzuyan Kosher Catering, it was a real fershtinkiner. Honestly, it was our customers and supporters who kept us going with a … Read More

Kosher Mexican Food
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Mexican food is a popular kosher catering request at Mitzuyan Kosher Catering.

Take Me Out to a Kosher Ball Game!
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It’s still cold here in Toronto but at least the temperatures have stayed well above freezing. And if the forecast can be trusted, we may even hit the 50s next … Read More

Passover Questions to Ask the Kids
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Want some help over Passover? Let Mitzuyan Kosher Catering in Toronto prepare an entire Seder for you, or get meals ready for your Passover table on the nights following the … Read More

Erin Go Bragh with Kosher Corned Beef
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Have you ever noticed that Jews and Irish both consider corned beef their special cuisine? With the Irish national holiday coming up, I wondered: who created this dish? How is … Read More

Don’t Pass Over These Passover Wines!
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I occasionally enjoy a glass of wine at the end of the day. I used to skip this during Passover. Why? I’m not a fan of super-sweet red wines that … Read More

Oh, No—That Wasn’t Kosher!
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We all know, nobody’s perfect. Everyone makes mistakes, often because they made a guess. But there are times when a guess should not even be entertained. Guessing on what’s kosher … Read More

What is ‘Kosher for Passover’?
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We’ve all seen the labels: this matzo, wine, gefilte fish, cake mix, and so on, is kosher for Passover. But what exactly does this mean? Kosher laws do become a … Read More

Keeping Kids Kosher Away From Home
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Keeping kosher at home is pretty easy for most families. The kids grow up used to eating in a certain way: no mixing dairy with meats and fish, using separate … Read More

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