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Succos menu 2014

By | October 6, 2014

As I was scrubbing my kitchen last Nisan, I told myself that compared to making Pesach while 8 months pregnant, the coming Succos would be just about the easiest thing I’d ever done. Well, six months goes by pretty quickly when you’re looking back. Although I don’t think making yom tov will ever really be […]

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74 {pareve} soups, sides, and salads for your Succos menu

By | October 5, 2014

Menu-planning for Succos always seems more daunting to me than menu-planning for Rosh Hashanah. Maybe because I’m starting out tired from the first yom tov, or maybe because by the time we get to Succos, things have been out of whack in general between Rosh Hashanah, Tzom Gedalia, and Yom Kippur. If it’s a mad dash […]

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Rosh Hashanah post-mortem 2014

By | September 28, 2014

After last year’s copious leftovers, I was determined to scale things back. And I did, and the amount of leftovers sitting in the fridge right now is definitely more reasonable. But simplifying the menu did not fix the problem I always seem to have: the hectic rush on erev yom tov. I cooked ahead and froze 7 of the […]

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Rosh Hashanah menu 2014

By | September 14, 2014

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Last Rosh Hashanah, there was just too much food. I didn’t think such a thing was possible, but I guess you live and learn, and boy did I learn. It was a lesson that snuck its way into our Shabbos planning, too — for the last seven months, we’ve been making and eating simpler Shabbos meals […]

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