Deena Prichep is a freelance journalist based in Portland, Oregon.
Deena Prichep is a freelance radio and print journalist based in Portland, Oregon.
Her stories on topics ranging from urban agriculture to gefilte fish have appeared on NPR's Morning Edition, Weekend Edition, and All Things Considered, The World, The Splendid Table, Bon Appetit, Marketplace, Vegetarian Times, Salon.com and The Oregonian.
The earliest reference to kugel goes back to the 13th century.
In the years after World War II, it became illegal to make Passover matzah in Soviet synagogues. So local Jews instead started baking matzah at home, in secret.