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Rosh Hashanah – New Beginnings: New Fall Season

Rosh Hashanah – New Beginnings: New Fall Season

  It’s that time of year again. Summer is over, I know that the warm days will soon turn into rainy fall days and the leaves will begin to turn color. Rosh Hashanah is just […]

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Moving Forward, Looking Back   

Moving Forward, Looking Back   

Kolatchki As we enter 2016, I am excited to move forward, but always cognizant of looking back. This past month, my husband and I traveled to Israel to celebrate Chanukah with our children and grandchildren […]

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Giving Thanks

Giving Thanks

  It is that time of year – actually, one of my favorite days of the year is Thanksgiving. A day when we simply relax with family, and enjoy what we enjoy most – cooking. […]

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All Types of Squash

All Types of Squash

It is autumn now, and I just love the multitude of colors outside – the rust, orange, yellow, red, green and brown leaves. And somehow I always feel like eating foods of the same color. […]

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Fall: Rejoice, Renew and Recycle!

Fall: Rejoice, Renew and Recycle!

I woke up this morning and took a fresh look at the month of Jewish holidays, which we have just finished, beginning with Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur, then Sukkot and finally Shemini Atzeret, and […]

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Welcoming Rosh Hashana

Welcoming Rosh Hashana

I have just cleaned my kitchen after enjoying a family barbeque for the Labor Day weekend, and I realize that Rosh Hashana is just one week away. I realize that I must begin to think […]

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What’s a Cook to Do with Leftover Barbecued Steak?

What’s a Cook to Do with Leftover Barbecued Steak?

  We have great family recipes for leftovers, and I imagine every family has their own, especially if the family loves to cook and to eat. Leftover roasted or sautéed poultry, fish or meat can […]

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Summertime!

Summertime!

Dill Dip page 70, Food, Family and Tradition Living in Chicago, I get to experience each of the four seasons. Even though this pattern repeats itself every year, I never stop looking forward to each […]

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Shavuos Memories: Bittersweet but Evergreen

Shavuos Memories: Bittersweet but Evergreen

  Shavuos, “Festival of Weeks,” is named for the seven full weeks that we count from Passover until Shavuos. Historically, it commemorates the date when the Jewish people received the Torah at Mount Sinai, which […]

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Passover: The Past and the Future – “And you Shall Tell Your Children”

Passover: The Past and the Future – “And you Shall Tell Your Children”

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Posted: April 9, 2015

  “Dried Fruit Compote,” (recipe, page 265, Food, Family and Tradition) We are in the midst of Passover now. Each meal requires special thought and planning. Even yesterday, when I went on a small outing […]

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