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From the Bitter End to Bubby's: A Sweet NYC Rosh Hashanah

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 09.21.2015 | Religion
Randee Mia Berman

When I was growing up, the Jewish New year -- aka Rosh Hashanah -- always meant brisket, apples and honey cake. I can still remember watching my Mom slicing the hard-boiled eggs, pounding the fried onions and livers in a huge cherry wood bowl.

Brisket Recipes That'll Fall Off The Fork And Into Your Heart

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 09.15.2015 | Taste

Brisket enjoyed at Rosh Hashanah is a thing of tradition. More often than not, the same recipe has been made year after year, if not generation ...

Meatless Monday: Jewish Veg Offers a Sweet Start to the New Year

Ellen Kanner | Posted 09.14.2015 | Green
Ellen Kanner

The key is choosing how to best express it. It doesn't come from brisket. It comes from us. That's what we bring to the table. A meal that causes no harm to others only furthers that love.

8 Secrets to the Perfect Brisket

Steven Raichlen | Posted 08.10.2015 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

As I went back through my notes (secret #1: always take notes when you smoke brisket and other meats--record what works and what doesn't), I found I made a few subtle changes to my usual method that took this brisket over the top.

Are You a True Bostonian or Do You Like NYC Brisket (Mutually Exclusive Much)?

Crazy Legs Conti | Posted 05.12.2015 | Weird News
Crazy Legs Conti

I am a big Jay McInerney fan and I heard him speak years ago at the St. Luke's Church on Hudson street. He told a harrowing tale about almost dropping...

9 Ridiculously Great Uses of Brisket

Thrillist | Posted 01.31.2015 | Taste

In some parts of Texas, putting anything other than salt and pepper on a brisket is considered blasphemy. But to the dismay of more traditional pitmasters (and Spinderella) there's a whole host of folks around the country (and Canada!) who're using brisket to nefariously awesome ends.

Is a Love of Blazing Saddles, Brisket and the Frozen Soundtrack Enough to Make You Jewish?

Jon Hotchkiss | Posted 03.23.2014 | Religion
Jon Hotchkiss

What follows is the text of an address I shared with the members of my Conservative synagogue on January 18th, 2014 during a weekend family retreat. ...

Finally Jewish: Late to the Party, but Dancing My Ass Off

Leigh McMullan Abramson | Posted 12.08.2013 | Religion
Leigh McMullan Abramson

I converted to Judaism before I got married. But I had been an aspirational Jew for nearly all my life. In nursery school, after learning about Chanukah, I told everyone my father was Jewish.

Brisket With a Perfect Sauce

Zester Daily | Posted 11.03.2013 | Taste
Zester Daily

Just in time for Rosh Hashana.

Brisket: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know

Epicurious | Posted 08.16.2013 | Taste

Why the humble beef brisket inspires such devotion, and the recipes and tips you need to make your own.

The Best Brisket in Texas? Franklin BBQ! Plus, Make Your Own Hill Country Brisket

Steven Raichlen | Posted 07.26.2013 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

If the BBQ trail guides your travel plans like it does mine, heading to Austin, Texas for the most exquisite brisket has to be on your bucket list.

From Astronaut Ice cream to Zingers: the Ultimate A to Z of Food

Thrillist | Posted 10.01.2013 | Taste

A is for Astronaut Ice Cream. B is for Brisket. C is for... The REAL reason you learned the alphabet.

We're Head Over Heels In Love With Barbecue

Posted 10.01.2013 | Taste

And we bet we're not alone.

A Week In The Life Of Franklin Barbecue

Posted 05.29.2013 | Taste

So much delicious meat.

Vote: What's The Best Barbecue Option?

Posted 05.28.2013 | Taste

Tough decisions need to be made.

Recipe Of The Day: BBQ Brisket Sandwich

Posted 03.27.2013 | Taste

This sandwich is epic.

Mayor Bloomberg Launches a Clandestine Passover Police Unit

Bernard Starr | Posted 05.21.2013 | Comedy
Bernard Starr

On the heels of the court revocation of Bloomberg's ban on 16-ounce soft drinks, New York's mayor promptly created a secret Passover police unit (code name Sugar Daddy).

Connecting To Your Heritage Through Food

Udi Urman | Posted 02.13.2013 | Taste
Udi Urman

Clearly Shefi is just one example of young people who find their connection to their heritage through food, and no surprise that the Center for Jewish History is jumping on the bandwagon.

21 Incredible Brisket Dishes That Put Your Bubbe's To The Test

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 10.07.2014 | Taste

There's more than one way to do brisket on Hanukkah. How will you do yours?

Meatless Monday: Meatless Celebrations With Kim O'Donnel

Ellen Kanner | Posted 01.26.2013 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Christmas can be Christmas without ham and without hurt feelings. "We can put aside our political differences, our problems and our baggage and we can be in the moment with the food," says O'Donnel. "There's something pretty powerful about that."

Move Over, Martha. Canal House Cooks Every Day May Be the New Gold Standard for American Cooks

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 12.31.2012 | Home
Jesse Kornbluth

Everything about Melissa Hamilton and Christopher Hirsheimer delivers the same message: We won the lottery. We get to live authentic lives and cook real food and write books that are both creative and simple.

Meatopia 2012: 'The Woodstock Of Edible Animals'

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 09.18.2012 | Taste

There are a lot of things to love about this video. Founder, Josh Ozersky referring to this as a "global festival celebrating eating things with paren...

Eat Your Way Through Rosh Hashanah

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 09.04.2013 | Taste

Our favorite thing about the Jewish New Year is the food. Surprise!

Crimes Against BBQ Brisket

Food & Wine | Posted 09.09.2012 | Taste
Food & Wine

Aaron Franklin spends a lot of time thinking about brisket. Here, Franklin saves home cooks and their summer guests from the worst crimes against Texas-style barbecue brisket.

10 Meaty Man'wiches For Father's Day

Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

When it comes to cooking for Father's Day, we have an inkling that dad's favorite foods will involve some nice juicy meat. That's why it's perfect tha...