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Passover: How to Prepare for Your Seder

By Amy Kritzer, March 26, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Amy Kritzer

Amy Kritzer is a personal chef and recipe developer in Austin, Texas and is the founder of the modern Jewish cooking blog, What Jew Wanna Eat. In her spare time, she enjoys theme parties and finding the tastiest queso in town.

Matzo Ball Potato Chowder. Photo by Amy Kritzer | What Jew Wanna Eat

Matzo Ball Potato Chowder

Passover is one of my favorite Jewish holidays (a big meal, suspenseful story of the Jews...

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Criterion Collection: Benchmark Wines

By Devon Broglie, March 25, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Devon Broglie

Devon Broglie, MS, is Associate Beverage Buyer for Whole Foods Market®. He’s also something else — a Master Sommelier (that’s what the MS stands for), meaning he knows more about wine than anyone you’re likely to meet. Ever. Really!

Devon Broglie, Master SommelierIn my quest to become a Master Sommelier I’ve tasted thousands of wines “blind”. Blind tasting is an exercise where tasters are expected to perform an accurate sensory...

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7 Sensational Spring Side Dishes

By Megan Myers, March 25, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Megan Myers

Carrots with Peas and Pancetta

Carrots with Peas and Pancetta

Although many of us look forward to the show-stopping main dish that anchors the table during spring celebrations, side dishes are the way to explore a wide variety of flavors.

Now that we’re shaking off the last vestiges of winter and digging in to the first produce of the season, it’s a wonderful time to provide a variety of dishes on the table.

Whether you go for the simplicity of roasted veggies or are looking to add a twist to old standbys, we’ve got the...

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Peak Season for Artichokes

By Alana Sugar, March 24, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Alana Sugar

Steamed Artichokes with Creamy Walnut Dip

Steamed Artichokes with Creamy Walnut Dip

My mother loved artichokes.  Every spring, she would steam fresh artichokes and serve with either a lemon-melted butter sauce or sweetened vinegar dipping sauce. They were delicious! 

Artichokes are native to the Mediterranean. Italy, France and Spain are the largest producers. In the US, California produces close to 100% of all of our artichokes. They’re at their...

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Tips and Recipes for Spring Potlucks

By Alice K. Thompson, March 24, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Alice K. Thompson

Antipasti Salad

Antipasti Salad

Spring brings terrific new reasons to get together: Outdoor gatherings and picnics beckon as the weather warms, some great family holidays (Easter and Passover!) are on the way, and a whole new season of produce is tempting us cooks.

Potlucks are a favorite way to celebrate, spreading the cooking duties around to minimize the stress on a single host and maximize the enjoyment for all.

Keeping it simple and yummy is the key. Here are my top strategies for hosting and attending, plus a dozen recipes that can make you a...

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