This year, Hanukkah starts the evening of Wednesday, November 27, which means instead of having the traditional Hanukkah/Christmas celebration where your menorah is lit along with the tree and chocolate gelt is eatent with candy canes, we merge the festival of lights with Thanksgiving. Thanksgivuk ... More >>
September brings a host of Jewish holidays with it. From Rosh Hashanah, which we're currently celebrating, and Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the year for Jews, through the end of the month when we observe Simchat Torah, people of Jewish faith are in the midst of a series of significant days where w ... More >>
The third annual Forest Trace Golden Matzah Bowl was held yesterday March 22. Over 100 people turned out at the upscale resort retirement community to watch both local restaurants and individuals compete for the coveted golden matzah bowl prize. Also at stake were cash donations to the winners' c ... More >>
Last week, we discussed my only love for Passover: brisket. OK, so maybe I lied, because I do have strong ties to matzo ball soup, which we serve by the gallon at my Passover Seders. Flickr: Josh Bousel It's the only form I can tolerate matzo in. In its most natural form, I am completely disgus ... More >>
There is no way of getting around the fact that Passover is my least favorite holiday. Ever. It's sad, really, because the holiday commemorates the freedom the Israelites gained when they left Egypt like a bazillion years ago. It's actually a celebration. But Passover is different. Starting Monday ... More >>
Photo by flickr user shesimmers.For many of us unmarried gals, it can be particularly difficult eating alone in public. Now it just so happens that the boyfriend had to work late last Thursday after I returned from a road trip and the fridge was so bare that I could actually see the items I shoul ... More >>
Not even the great Larry David can salvage Woody's shtick.