The true power of baking

When thinking of baking, your mind usually travels to the creation of delicious treats and entrancing smells, but I have come to realize the most valuable thing it produces is the irreplaceable feeling of familial love.   By Lily McDonald For as long as I can remember, every meal my family had was made by my mom. She would spend hours in the kitchen preparing the … Continue reading The true power of baking

How to holiday edition: Matzah granola

By Sonya Lehat Passover; the week-long holy Jewish holiday commemorating the enslaving, and eventual liberation, of the Jews in Egypt. In short, the Jewish people did have enough time for their yeast to rise in order to make bread while they were being exiled by the Egyptians. So, they took whatever they had in limited time, unrisen yeast – also known as Matzah, or Matzot … Continue reading How to holiday edition: Matzah granola

4 Traditional Meals for Your St. Patrick’s Day Feast

Ah, yes. It’s St. Patrick’s Day again! A great day to dress up and have a good time for everyone—Irish, or not. In my family, wearing green, having a party, and eating corned beef is a given, but some might need a little more guidance. Luckily, (get it?) for those of you who are new to doing this holiday the right way, here are some … Continue reading 4 Traditional Meals for Your St. Patrick’s Day Feast