Category Archives: Jewish Holidays

Guide to the Tu B’Shevat Seder and Other Customs

Jan 15, 2018  |  By Sarah Gold
tu b'shvat seder, fruit

The next Jewish holiday is Tu B’Shevat – literally, the 15th of the Hebrew month of Shevat. This year, it falls on the night of January 30th, and is considered the “New Year” for trees (learn more about the four Jewish New Years here). The date was chosen for a very beautiful reason: the middle of Shevat (end of January – mid February) is traditionally when almond trees – the […]

 

The Best Ever Latke Recipe!

Dec 13, 2017  |  By Sarah Gold
hanukkah latkes

Hanukkah means latkes! Crunchy on the outside and steamy soft within, these delicious potato pancakes are an amazing Hanukkah treat that’s perfect for the whole family, filling, and a great side dish to any meal. Here’s our recipe for perfect potato pancakes. It really is the best ever latke recipe! Pro Tips: ✅ Never fry in olive oil I know we eat latkes to remember the miracle of the oil, but olive […]

 

Hanukkah Survival Guide

Dec 04, 2017  |  By Sarah Gold
hanukkah menorah

Everyone’s favorite winter holiday is fast approaching – but are you ready for Hanukkah? You might have planned the perfect Hanukkah but in the words of our wise, Yiddish-speaking ancestors, “der mentsh tracht un Got lacht” – man plans and God laughs. You never know if life will run to plan or if your entire schedule will be monumentally ruined thanks to a bad cold. These are our top tips […]

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