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jewish food

I talk to a Southern Baptist matzoh expert about the science of matzoh and a rabbi about the religion of these excellent crackers. Whether you celebrate Passover or not, this episode is for you!

Get the most bang out of Latke Season with the Hanukkah Miracle Sandwich, an oil-rich donut-latke leviathan. Plus 7 more latke breakthroughs.

I brought Maron a couple of hamentaschen, one of which my wife had made (and deemed a bad batch) and one of which I didn't cook. Listen to his priceless reaction.

Dan took TBTL's Luke Burbank and NPR's Mike Pesca to New York's Second Avenue Deli for hot pastrami and chopped liver. Win Rosenfeld was behind the camera. Everyone recorded everyone else for our respective podcasts and web presences. How many nerds does

I went to the Second Avenue Deli with Sporkful friends Luke Burbank (from the podcast TBTL and Ross and Burbank on KIRO), Mike Pesca(NPR sports correspondent and co-host of the Slate podcast Hang Up and Listen), and Win Rosenfeld (Current TV contributor and The Sporkful's beloved wacky neighbor). Together

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http://culture.wnyc.org/media/audioplayer/red_progress_player_no_pop.swf The food most commonly associated with Hanukkah in the U.S. is potato pancakes (or latkes), but in Israel they tend to favor donuts. The common thread? Oil, which is central to the story of Hanukkah. Today we joined host Amy Eddings on

When Marc Maron joined us for a show on coffee it happened to be during the Jewish holiday of Purim, when it's customary to eat hamentaschen cookies. So before we got to talking coffee, I shared some