March 21, 2024

A Friday Tradition: Italian and Jewish Influences Make for an Eclectic Shabbat Dinner

SOUTH ORANGE, N.J.—Her voice sang clearly across the room, warm and sweet. Shabbat is centered around the family, a celebration of bonds between loved ones, a time to cherish each other’s company. The tradition commences with a meal every Friday evening. Each member of the household plays a role. Shannon Sarna, the mother, nourishes the […]

March 21, 2024

Ali Rosen’s Cherry Tomato Tart

Ali Rosen’s Cherry Tomato Tart is sure to be the prettiest dish at the party. Cherry Tomato Tart Sometimes you just want to bring the prettiest dish to the party. This tart will certainly succeed on that front, and the secret is that it’s not that much work. If you get good-quality cherry tomatoes, this […]

March 21, 2024

Ali Rosen’s Ginger Beef

In this Ginger Beef recipe, a bold, bright sauce perfectly complements with the beef. Ginger Beef Any time you serve meat at room temperature, you need a sauce that makes people forget they could’ve eaten something right out of the oven. With only a few major ingredients, this sauce gets the job done. You can […]

March 21, 2024

Ali Rosen’s Shaved Carrots Salad

This shaved carrot salad is so different it will make you wonder why you don’t make more salads without lettuce Shaved Carrots Salad This salad is so different it will make you wonder why you don’t make more salads without lettuce—because who needs it? This salad has texture and flavor galore, not to mention so […]

March 21, 2024

How to Succeed at Potlucks Without Really Trying

Maximum impact for minimum effort is something every busy home cook can get behind. Maximum impact for minimum effort is something every busy home cook can get behind. For Ali Rosen, who is a mother, full-time journalist, and host of the show “Potluck With Ali Rosen,” her modus operandi is making impressive-looking dishes with little […]

March 20, 2024

Finding a Taste of Home in Charleston

The plump shrimp, sautéed in a fragrant mix of garlic, scallions, and mushrooms, reminded me of my mother’s Cantonese cooking: firing up ginger, scallions, and garlic in a wok and searing seafood with its addictive aroma.   But I was not sitting in my mother’s kitchen but in Hominy Grill, a restaurant in Charleston, South […]

March 20, 2024

Millennials Love Lettuce, Tomatoes, Apples, and … Oreo Milkshakes?

NEW YORK—Millennials are willing to spend more on vegetables compared to their parents and grandparents. At the same time, ironically, millennials are also the ones spending more on sweets than their predecessors, according to a USDA study. Why did the study also find an increasing preference for sugar and sweets as millennial income rises? It […]

March 20, 2024

UK Blocks Microsoft’s $69 Billion Activision Deal Over Cloud Gaming Concerns

LONDON—Britain will block Microsoft’s $69 billion acquisition of “Call of Duty” maker Activision Blizzard over concerns it would hinder competition in cloud gaming, dealing an unexpected blow to the biggest-ever deal in gaming. The country’s antitrust regulator said on Wednesday that Microsoft’s commitment to offer access to Activision’s multi-billion dollar “Call of Duty” franchise to […]

March 20, 2024

626 Night Market Comes to Bay Area

The 626 Night Market, a large festival-type event in California, came to the San Francisco Bay Area on the weekend of July 28–30 and will continue traveling around the state. Inspired by the nighttime bazaars in Asia, the 626 Night Market is named after the 626 area code of San Gabriel Valley. Every year, the […]