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GIFT #3: Pickle Martinis & Root Latkes from Gefilteria

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Love and Light,

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GIFT #3: Pickle Martinis & Root Latkes


Two mouthwatering recipes from our dear friend Liz Alpern, Co-Founder of Brooklyn’s Gefilteria, reclaiming tradition with creative innovation (aka Lab/Shul’s gastro-soul-sibling). Check out two of our favorites below and more radically delicious recipes in their cookbook, The Gefilte Manifesto.


Root Vegetable Latke

Photo Cred: Lauren Volo


Sour Dill Martini

Photo Cred: Lauren Volo