Tag Archives: holiday

Dimanche (That Means Sunday)

Welcome to this edition of Dimanche (That Means Sunday), a roundup of things that caught my eye this past week. This week was a little hectic with holiday parties and plans. I had a great time getting tea and pastries … Continue reading

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Ginger Molasses Cookies

Every year around the beginning of December, I start craving ginger molasses cookies. Honestly, I crave them year-round but it gets worse when the temperatures drop and I want something sweet, warm, and reassuring. I made the cookies last year … Continue reading

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Latkes

Every time I make latkes for Hanukkah, I have a Proustian experience. It starts when I grate the potatoes and onions but it really gets going once I drop lumps of batter into the hot canola oil. The smell of … Continue reading

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Anti-V Day Grapefruit Thyme Shortbread Cookies

I hate Valentine’s Day. It’s a phony holiday. I sound like Holden Caulfield writing a short story about Valentine’s Day, but that’s okay. I stand by my opinion. No one gets off work. Everyone scrambles to get a dinner reservation … Continue reading

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Overnight Bourbon Vanilla French Toast

I wanted to make breakfast for my mom and sister Christmas morning and the first thing that came to mind was overnight French toast. I usually have French toast on Christmas. A couple years ago, I stayed over at my … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day and Thin Mint Brownies

I do not actively observe St. Patrick’s Day.  Growing up, my impression of the holiday consisted of pots of gold, small, bearded leprechauns, and four-leaf clovers.  I started celebrating the holiday more out of necessity than actual interest; kids at … Continue reading

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Purim Hamantaschen

When I was little, I always looked forward to the Jewish holidays.  Hannukah meant big platters of golden, crispy fried latkes (potato pancakes), and I even looked forward to Passover (the holiday where you can’t eat leavened bread.) Sure, the … Continue reading

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