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Everyday Eats

Add More Pulses
to Your Life

Add More Pulses to Your Life

Even if you don’t know what pulses are, you’ve eaten them (they’re beans, lentils and peas). January 18 is Global Pulse Day, bringing awareness to the health and environmental benefits of this food.

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Food & Justice

Traveling Exhibit on
Hunger Comes to DMV

Traveling Exhibit on Hunger Comes to DMV

MAZON’s interactive traveling exhibit, This is Hunger, is coming to town in February. Reserve your (free) tickets, and learn about hunger in the US and what you can do to help.

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Recipe of the Week

On Tu b’Shevat, Israelis celebrate their appreciation of nature by planting trees

A Land of Whisky and Honey Holidays & Occasions

A Land of Whisky and Honey

Want to celebrate Tu b’Shevat, but not into dried fruits and nuts? Fear not. The seven species were basically made for cocktails. Cheers to whisky (barley) and sparkling wine (grapes) cocktails!

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Savoring the Whole Tree Holidays & Occasions

Savoring the Whole Tree

For Tu b’Shevat, Julia challenged herself to use as many parts of the tree as possible. The result was a “whole-tree” apple crumble including fruit, nuts, bark, buds and sap.

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Winter Squash Soup, Spiced by the Middle East Global Inspired

Winter Squash Soup, Spiced by the Middle East

It’s time to look to Iraq, Tunisia and Libya for inspiration on what to do with this versatile fruit. Think Iraqi sweet-and-sour pumpkin stew and North African pumpkin dip.

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Bringing Forth Bread from the Land of Israel Holidays & Occasions

Bringing Forth Bread from the Land of Israel

To celebrate Tu b’Shevat, Leah created a rich challah that contains the seven species mentioned in the Bible as well as milk and honey and almonds, the symbol of spring in Israel.

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A Date to Remember Global Inspired

A Date to Remember

Soft, sweet, delicate and underappreciated, dates, one of the seven species, have been grown in Israel for thousands of years and have become one of the country’s most important crops.

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