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Moroccan Couscous and Chicken

Moroccan Couscous and Chicken

A hearty dinner easy enough for busy weeknights This article originally appeared on The Nosher. I always considered couscous to be just a simple side dish until I met a dear friend whose Israeli-Yemenite-Moroccan family introduced me to couscous in all its glory: a...

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Egyptian Golden Potato Soup

Egyptian Golden Potato Soup

(The Nosher via JTA) – Egyptian Jews comprise one of the oldest Jewish communities in the world. There have been waves of Jewish immigration to Egypt over centuries: Sephardic Jews arrived during the Spanish inquisition, Ashkenazi Jews fled there from Eastern Europe...

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Libyan Jewish Pumpkin Spread

Libyan Jewish Pumpkin Spread

(The Nosher via JTA) – October is upon us. I know because my Instagram feed is full of decorative gourds and pumpkin spice lattes. But as much as Americans truly love pumpkin, we are sometimes guilty of typecasting this nutritious vegetable as sweet and forget that...

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