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Cholent (Faith Kramer)

Cholent, Shabbat stew, is perfect for a chilly winter day

Winter weather calls for comfort food, and nothing is more comforting than the thick stews known as cholent or hamin. These dishes were cooked overnight to provide a hot Saturday lunch without breaking Shabbat restrictions. While there are regional differences, the stews are found throughout Jewish communities. Leah Koenig, in her recently published “The Jewish…
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