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March 29, 1996 - Image 31

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1996-03-29

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COMPILED BY ELIZABETH APPLEBY'

Food For
Thought

I

ike every other food, this
one promises it's absolutely
yummy. Manischewitz de-
scribes its Crisps as "Deli-
cious Snacking Crisps" — but
are they really? Members of The
Jewish News staff generously
volunteered to give them a try,
and here is their report:

/—'

Consider This

A Sephardic family at Pesach.

Don't Pass
Over This
Charoset

f you're in the mood for
something new this
Passover, consider try-
ing one of these
charoset recipes from
around the world:
Germany: apples, cin-
namon, wine
Russia: apples, cinna-
mon, raisins, honey
Italy: apples, bananas,
dates, orange, wine, wal-
nuts, a sprinkle of matzah
meal
Egypt: apples, dates, cin-
namon, bananas, wine,
pomegranate seeds
Holland: apples, nuts,
wine, cinnamon, sugar,
raisins
Syria: cooked dates
Poland: apples, wine,
walnuts, cinnamon, al-
monds

S

uppose a space alien were
to land here and your job
was to explain to him ex-
actly what it means to be
Jewish today. What would you
say?

How would you describe Or-
thodox, Conservative and Re-
form Judaism? Would you talk
to him about keeping kosher?
About Woody Allen? About Is-
rael? About the Holocaust?

About social justice?
How would you respond if he
asked, "And why are you Jew-
ish?" Would you tell him that re-
ligious diversity is positive or a
detriment to the Jewish people?

Flower Power

H

in a glass of water with a
few drops of food coloring.
You can stick with blue,
yellow, red and green, or
you can create your own
crazy colors. As the flower
white carnations
drinks up the colored wa-
food coloring
ter, its petals will begin to
vases or glasses
turn the same shade. You
water
Twenty-four hours be- can make all the flowers
fore you will need your the same color, or create a
bouquet, place each flower rainbow.

ere's a new way to
make a beautiful
bouquet for your
Passover table.
You will need:

I

Cookies For Dinner,
Cake For Lunch

N

o doubt it's parents who do
all the meal planning at
your home, and while
macaroni and cheese, and
spaghetti, likely get thumbs
up from the children, what
would they say about
spinach and broccoli and
asparagus?
So why not let the young-
est members of your home plan
meals for one whole day?
Let them plan (and help prepare)
anything they want. They should
start by deciding what all the
meals will be and making a
shopping list. If they're old
enough, children should come
along to the grocery store to help

Manische-
witz Crisps with everything
(also available in original, gar-
lic, onion and caraway flavor) —
certified O-U dairy, not cholov
Yisrael

"Forks up. These are
light and crispy, and I love
garlic. The only downside
is what it will do to your
breath." — Paula Smith, of
the Circulation Department

"They are tasty, but
they'll leave you with drag-
on breath." — Carolyn
Stankiewicz, also of the
Circulation Department

"Not bad. If they were on
sale at the dollar store, I'd
buy them. The aftertaste is
kind of, ugh, unique." —
Staff writer Jennifer Fin-
er

"A — they're not crispy
enough. B — I hate dehy-
drated garlic or onion or
whatever it is." — Staff
writer Julie Edgar

select the vegetables (if they actual-
ly want vegetables) and price the
Do you have an idea
various foods. Next, they can
or photo that would be
set the table and help cook
the food and even design a
d for The Jewish News
for the Family section?
menu.
Granted, they are like-
Please send to
ly to choose some un-
orthodox dishes, but it
Elizabeth Applebaum,
will give children a sense
Family Fun, cio The Jewish
of how much work it
News, 27676 Franklin Rd.,
takes to shop for, cook
Southfield, MI 48034
and serve meals. And you
might be surprised: they
Photos become the
are likely to serve cookies
property of The Jewish News
and cannot be returned.
for breakfast and cake for
lunch, but they might just be
sick of all that sweet stuff by the
time dinner rolls around.

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