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When you pull out the "good stuff" for the holidays, make sure it's actually, truly good for you.
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I love the harvest that autumn brings to us. It's an invigorating time of renewal and bounty in nature and with Rosh Hashanah on our heels, it's a time for setting intentions for a sweet, bountiful year. My whole family including the gluttons for gluten look forward to eating my gluten free adaptations. I hope to make your year a little sweeter with a couple of fresh ideas for those baskets of harvested apples.
Rosh Hashanah means Jewish families around the world are getting ready to usher in the Jewish New Year. Rosh Hashanah translates from Hebrew to mean "start of the year," and the holiday is marked by s...
Followers of Judaism around the world are preparing to celebrate Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, from Sept. 24 to 26, 2014. Translated in English as "head of the year," it takes place on the first...
Though tsimmes — a traditional part of the Rosh Hashana meal — generally is considered a sweet stew of carrots and other root vegetables, we decided to take our version in a slightly different directi...
Similar to a bread pudding held together by a rich, creamy custard, our apple-honey kugel is a perfect dessert for fall, as well as a fine dish for your Rosh Hashana table. The tart apples lend a gent...
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Sometimes the worst of times may be the best of times in disguise. I repeat the caveat: sometimes. Case in point, let's look at four very different mayors from across Canada: Gérald Tremblay, Rob Ford, Naheed Nenshi, and Colette Roy-Laroche. They all faced different types of crises this summer, and their responses defined them in the public eye.
Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, is celebrated with a bounty of sweet and rich foods, symbolizing happiness and prosperity, such as round challah bread (instead of the typical braided one) to celeb...
Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, begins the night of Wednesday, Sept. 4. The festival starts on the first day of Tishrei, the seventh month of the Hebrew calendar, which falls in the early autumn (...
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Be eco-"logical" about planning your family gatherings right from the get-go. Shopping locally for an organic Rosh Hashanah meal, apples and honey will not only help support your neighbours and community, but you will also serve kind, chemical and pesticide-free food.