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Hanukkah

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  • How to make an Easter bunny cake -- with ears!

    How to make an Easter bunny cake -- with ears!
    The new cookbook "Surprise-Inside Cakes" should come with a big fat warning: "Will cause an uncontrollable urge to run into the kitchen and get baking." Author Amanda Rettke -- known is the blogosphere as I Am Baker -- has carved out a niche for herself...
  • Joel Greenberg on 'A Feathered River Across the Sky'

    Joel Greenberg on 'A Feathered River Across the Sky'
    Joel Greenberg sat at his Westmont kitchen table, a bearish figure with curly gray hair mirrored by a short gray beard, in front of a stuffed passenger pigeon. The bird looks like an oversized mourning dove, with stitches visible where the head had to...
  • 'Eco Bungalow' arises Phoenix-like from holiday tragedy

    When Robin Wilson called Steven Ambers in early 2012 to lightheartedly ask why she hadn't received a holiday card from his family that year, the conversation took a surprising twist. The interior designer hadn't been removed from the Amberses' mailing...
  • Test your knowledge with this Christmas Quiz

    Test your knowledge with this Christmas Quiz
    Here's a good topic for your Christmas gathering with family and friends: What is the most annoying Christmas song ever? I'll vote for either the mawkish "Christmas Shoes" or the aggravatingly jaunty "Feliz Navidad." Others might choose "Santa Baby,"...
  • Cruise lines roll out holiday themes for merry travelers

    Cruise lines roll out holiday themes for merry travelers
    Arguably, it's the most wonderful time of the year to take a cruise: the holiday season. Ships are decorated to the nines (so you don’t have to struggle with tangled up knots of Christmas lights), festive feasts are prepared and served (so you can...
  • Taking the Kids: Opting for gathering the gang and serving a holiday feast at a villa

    Taking the Kids: Opting for gathering the gang and serving a holiday feast at a villa
    For once, you're not going to worry about having enough beds over the holidays. Even better, you won't have to wash never-ending loads of towels or piles of dishes. In fact, you can gather the gang in a beautifully decorated home without doing all the...
  • Church sign: Christmas 'easier to spell than Hanukkah'

    Church sign: Christmas 'easier to spell than Hanukkah'
    A Florida pastor's attempt at holiday humor didn't go over well with some in his community. During the weekend, Mike Butzberger of Lighthouse Church in North Palm Beach put up a sign that said "Christmas - Easier to Spell Than Hanukkah." People...
  • Thanksgivukkah: Brace yourself for the holiday duo

    Thanksgivukkah: Brace yourself for the holiday duo
    If you have Thanksgivukkah fever: Hanukkah and Thanksgiving won’t coincide again for another 79,000 years or so. Celebrate the occasion with a Menurkey (a turkey-shaped menorah, $50) from menurkey.com. One-day express shipping is available if you&...
  • At her kosher restaurant, Steven Spielberg's mother embodies spirit of Hanukkah

    At her kosher restaurant, Steven Spielberg's mother embodies spirit of Hanukkah
    By Anne Stein for Oneforthetable.com The Hanukkah crown, to be worn by the person most representing the spirit of the holiday this year would have to go to Leah Adler, the proprietor of the Milky Way, famous for being the best upscale kosher restaurant...
  • 'Gossip Girl's' Leighton Meester reportedly engaged to Adam Brody

    'Gossip Girl's' Leighton Meester reportedly engaged to Adam Brody
    Hey there, Upper Eastsiders (and Orange County denizens): Leighton Meester and Adam Brody are reportedly engaged! And even though it's not yet Hanukkah, in honor of "The OC's" holiday-mashing Seth Cohen, we're going to call it an engagemukkah anyway! ...
  • Review: 'Play Dead' with glee as Todd Robbins conjures chills

    Review: 'Play Dead' with glee as Todd Robbins conjures chills
    As the Geffen Playhouse's revival of the 2010 off-Broadway hit "Play Dead" came to its macabre, gory and unexpectedly palpable crescendo Wednesday, I was ready to rush home and describe my blood-chilling experiences. But then, at his curtain call,...