A look at the Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington’s collection of community cookbooks reveals the importance of Sukkot to Washington’s foodies and some of the elaborate menus they planned to celebrate the harvest.
Working quickly to build their sukkah after Yom Kippur, Rabbi Shankman and her family relish in the cooler weather, the new and different harvest available at the orchard and the time spent together.
Although most of us do not harvest in the traditional sense, in our lives we constantly plant seeds in order to reap benefits. This Sukkot, celebrate by stopping and reflecting on your personal harvest.
With the Jewish holidays falling earlier than usual, it’s hard to imagine serving fall foods for this food-lovers harvest holiday. Instead, Stephanie takes advantage of the last of summer’s harvest.
Veggies and spices, plans and prayers…It’s not just the holidays, but also help for Esther through the stress of her daughter’s impending departure. Cooking is control and feeding is love.