New Year’s resolutions. We start with good intentions to eat healthy, then by February it’s duck fat and lardons and kasha varnishkes. And that’s not a bad thing. Not at all.
Elissa Atlman finds brotherhood and understanding in, of all places, The Ten Commandments, while making matzo meal sponge cake for Passover.
A writer recalls the challenges her father faced smuggling chicken fat and chopped liver—Jewish contraband—back home across the border.