I have been informed that tomorrow – and for some of you, Beautiful People, already today! – is an International Peace Day. It is only appropriate that on this day I start repeating some of my recipes for the holiday of Sukkot, when we send blessings to all the people of the world and strive for universal love, kindness, and understanding. Sukkot starts on Sunday night, so have peace and rejoice, dear friends! Hag Sameach!
Two weeks left to High Holidays, and counting! Even though only two holidays, Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur, are commonly called High Holidays, there is a third one, no less important. According to some authorities, it is even the most important – the holiday of Sukkos, one of the three mandatory annual pilgrimages to the Temple in Jerusalem. Rosh Hashana, thought of as the Jewish New Year, is actually translated as The Head of the Year. There are many traditional dishes specific to it, and I will discuss them in several later posts (listen, Beautiful People, I have to make them and photograph them in order to post!). Yom Kippur, The Day of Atonement, is a fast, so there no food to speak of, other than the “before and after” meals.
Sukkos starts four days after Yom Kippur and lasts for eight days. During those…
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