Where do Latkes come from?

A lovely young Irish woman told her mother that she would be attending her first Hanukkah celebration and latkes would be made! Her mother said, “As I understand it, latkes have something to do with potatoes. You’ll be fine!” I’m not Irish and I’m not particularly fond of potatoes. So my latkes include parsnips and…

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Have a dirty, good time for Tu Bishvat!

My mouth fell open when I opened this page from JewHungryTheBlog! A dirt cake! Made of chocolate and more. I remembered that I had a friend years ago who made “dirt” cakes. She put hers in a clean flowerpot and poked gummy worms under the plastic flowers she used on top. My friend made her…

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