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Hanukkah

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  • Finding 'Made in Maryland' gifts for the holidays

    Finding 'Made in Maryland' gifts for the holidays
    Why stop at "Made in the USA" when you could have "Made in Maryland"? A group that advocates for local manufacturers is hoping that folks shopping for Christmas, Hanukkah or other upcoming holidays will opt for gifts with that distinction. The Regional...
  • Holiday Guide 2012: Dozens more concerts and 'Carols' for your Chicago December

    Love 'em or hate 'em, there's no avoiding the holidays, and that's true on local stages as well as the shopping malls. But even the Scroogiest of souls could find something to celebrate in the gifts of theater, dance, and music offered up this season by...
  • Tidings of comfort and latkes

    Tidings of comfort and latkes
    What am I cooking for Christmas dinner? Well a goose, of course, a fine, fat one, cooked in the Barbara Kafka way that involves high heat and an hour of resting in the cooling oven; and my mom's sweet-and-sour red cabbage; and blanched Brussels sprouts...
  • Log on to an October challenge to eschew processed foods

    Log on to an October challenge to eschew processed foods
    America, you might not know it, but you are facing a big decision. And we're not talking politics. You need to decide whether you are going to wake up on Jan. 1 hung over and depressed over the weight you gained as Halloween candy corn turned into too...
  • Essay: A rookie Thanksgiving Day cook takes over the kitchen

    Essay: A rookie Thanksgiving Day cook takes over the kitchen
    It is Thanksgiving morning. As you read this, the bird, a fine 16-pounder, is coming to room temperature on the counter. The green beans have been topped and tailed, and my fingertips smart from peeling smoking-hot chestnuts for the stuffing. I've...
  • Oil illuminates Hanukkah dishes

    Oil illuminates Hanukkah dishes
    As a child in Hebrew school, I was taught the story of the Hanukkah miracle: When the Jews in the land of Israel defeated the foreigners, the priests seeking to rekindle the temple's eternal light found enough ritually pure oil for only one day....
  • Recipe: Hanukkah kubanah with fig jam (pull-apart Middle Eastern bread)

    Recipe: Hanukkah <i>kubanah</i> with fig jam (pull-apart Middle Eastern bread)
    Hanukkah kubanah with fig jam (pull-apart Middle Eastern bread) Total time: 5 hours, plus about 2 hours rising time Servings: 8 1 envelope active dry yeast ( ounce or 2 teaspoons) 1/3 cup lukewarm water (about 110 degrees) 2 tablespoons sugar,...
  • Thursday Morning Coffee: The five things you need to know this morning.

     
    Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We'd be remiss if we didn't wish a (very belated) very Happy Hanukkah to our Jewish friends this morning. As regular readers know, we celebrate both holidays here at Capitol Ideas World Headquarters, making for......
  • REVIEW: Matisyahu doesn't practice what he preaches at Sherman Theater show

     
    For the first half of his "Festival of Lights Acoustic Evening" concert Tuesday at Sherman Theater ins Stroudsburg, Jewish reggae-rapper Matisyahu’s performance was exceptional. Seated on a stool, accompanied only by an acoustic guitarist and some...
  • Friday Morning Coffee: The weekend warm-up.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Well, here we are, at the end of another week. And, if you're like us, you're probably breathing a sigh of relief now that Election 2012 is safely in the rearview mirror. There's plenty ahead......
  • So you think you know carols?

     
    Take my classic quizzes: So you think you know carols? Part I So you think you know carols? Part II Then, if you are so moved, try your hand at writing your own questions and submitting them in this year's......