Chanukah

Chocolate for that Post Holiday Lull

Chocolate Mousse from www.kveller.com Kveller is a website that describes itself as “A Jewish Twist on Parenting.” After the glut of oily foods for Chanukah they offer a switch to chocolate with this Chocolate Mousse recipe. 8 ounces semisweet chocolate 1/4 cup water 1/2 cup sugar 5 eggs, separated 1 teaspoon vanilla 1. Melt chocolate…

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When Chanukah and Christmas Overlap

Many interfaith families find the month of December to be easier to manage with Christmas and Chanukah do not overlap. That way they can devote time to each holiday with the side of the family that celebrates it. But when, like this year, they are on top of each other the sorting out can be…

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Hanukkah in the Newspaper

Here is an article about Hanukkah in the Alameda Sun. The Sun asked Temple Israel to send them a photo of a child celebrating the holiday. The photo chosen was Kira, the daughter of an interfaith couple at the synagogue. How cute is she?! http://www.alamedasun.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=7871&Itemid=10

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A Terrific Latke Recipe

Garden Vegetable Latkes My wonderful co-presenter at the Chanukah cooking program, Paige, brought this delicious recipe to the workshop. It is from Bon Appetite Magazine. 8 ounces Yukon Gold Potatoes, peeled, cut into 1 inch pieces 8 ounces carrots (about 2 large), peeled, cut into 1 inch pieces 8 ounces parsnips (about 2 large), peeled,…

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