Tina in Print:
- A Savory Sukkot
Appeared in Reform Judaism’s Fall 2004 issue. The Torah does not dictate what foods should be eaten in the sukkah, but over time, grains, fruits, and vegetables such as barley, lentils, dates, melons, cucumbers, and wild onions–all staples of the Mediter
- Benjamin D’Acosta & The Chocolate Factory
Appeared in Reform Judaism’s Summer 2004 issue. I am not a chocoholic, but when I do indulge, it had better be worth the calories and the energy blast. You see, after I’ve had my share of chocolate sweets, I start zooming around the house! It’s that same
- Colonial Cuisine
Appeared in Reform Judaism’s Summer 2005 issue. If you think it’s hard to find good produce in the markets today, how do you think you would have fared had you been one of the twenty-three Jewish refugees who arrived in New Amsterdam from Brazil in 1654?
- Passover Delights From Around the World
Appeared in Reform Judaism’s Spring 2004 issue. According to the 2000 National Jewish Population Survey, Passover is the most commonly observed Jewish holiday (among the respondents, more than 77 percent attended a seder). This finding comes as no surpris
- The Ultimate Latke & Other Delights
Appeared in Reform Judaism’s Winter 2004 issue I love fried foods. Though the thought of using a quart of oil in a single recipe makes me queasy, the crispy edges of golden potato latkes and the comforting scent of warm dough commingled with vanilla and s
- Who Invented Chanukah Gelt?
Appeared in Reform Judaism’s Winter 2005 issue. Theories tracing the Chanukah-gelt connection; when and why chocolate coins were first covered in gold foil; and more. Plus—recipes for Homemade Chocolate Truffle “Gelt,” Potato Galette with Mushrooms, and H