Thanksgiving 2014 Post-Mortem

November 27, 2014 Leave a comment

On the whole, I’d say it was pretty much a success. Read more…

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Thanksgiving 2014 III

November 26, 2014 Leave a comment

Today I did the proteins – the turkey plus eggs for the appetizer. I also determined that all the guests eat meat, so that won’t be an issue. Read more…

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Thanksgiving 2014 II

November 25, 2014 Leave a comment

This is just a progress report, but I am right on schedule. Last night, I made the starches – the stuffing and the sweet potato/pear dish. Neither are totally finished. Read more…

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Thanksgiving 2014

November 24, 2014 Leave a comment

For an Orthodox Jew, accustomed to holidays with four-six large meals, laws about cooking and reheating and menu restrictions (Passover, anyone?), plus large Shabbat meals every week, Thanksgiving can seem like a picnic. Read more…

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Sukkot-Shemini Atzeret 5775 Post Mortem

October 19, 2014 Leave a comment

The intermediate days of Sukkot got busy. We finally bought the new microwave and shopped and finalized invitations and so on. Read more…

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Sukkot 5775 III

October 12, 2014 Leave a comment

The holiday continues. We’re now in the days of “chol hamoed,” the intermediate days of Sukkot, when we are still commanded to eat in the sukkah, and wave the four species, but can basically do most forms of work. Read more…

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Sukkot 5775 II

October 8, 2014 Leave a comment

Jonathan decorated the sukkah this morning. So that’s done. Read more…

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