Cheeses are being soaked, rubbed, schmeared
and washed, making their rinds just as interesting and appealing as what's inside.
Start your "musical fantasy" with a 50-year-old actor hopping around in a raven suit spouting one-liners--simultaneously delivering "bagels with a schmear
" in takeout bags from H&H--and your often-impressive work will face an uphill battle.
Phonetically it resembles the Yiddish Schmear
war and has the same meaning ("grease," "Schmaltz") in Swiss dialect.
Clever entrepreneurs traded in urban nostalgia, peddling bagels with a schmear
, take-out Chinese food spiced down to suit elderly stomachs.
Anyway, the wall police say you can get the whole schmear
, federal and state posters, to adorn your coffee room or loo for a mere $49.50 (1st set, 2nd set is only $39.50).
Declining religious observance and intermarriage left the majority of Jews with only a few vestiges of their Jewish identity--what Freedman calls "Seinfeld and a schmear
." At the same time, a resurgent Orthodox movement was drawing strength and becoming increasingly strident about what makes a true Jew.
of Golden, Colo., to create a combination of a bagel with a schmear
, coffee and a newspaper for $1.99.
Note that I didn't call it a schmear
(when you put on a serious amount of cream cheese).
In New York, one-dollar bills are "singles." And if you want to be among the cognoscenti, drop into a deli and ask for "a bagel with a schmear
." A bagel, to some tastes, is a doughnut made of hard rubber.
Continue reading "Climate Change, Sure, but What About My Schmear
Speaking of bagels, we can go beyond a "bagel and schmear
" (bagel with cream cheese).
Or simply a nice schmear
of truffle-infused Brillat-Savarin on a nice warm slice of crusty, toasty bread ...
Then it is most often served on a bagel with a schmear
of cream cheese.
Midtown denizens looking for a tasty bagel, some Nova Scotia salmon and a schmear
can now find Zucker's Bagels & Smoked Fish, the popular Chambers Street eatery, at 370 Lexington Avenue.
'English' words like SCHLOCK and SCHMEAR
were likewise stolen from Yiddish.