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Venerdì Santo Meet Passover

As often happens at our house, Italian Catholic traditions and Jewish traditions intersect. This year we are having a Good Friday (in Italian “Venerdi Santo”) and Passover overlap on April 3, 2015. Liberating ourselves from the slavery of the traditional Passover meal, we are this year attempting to connect Italian Catholic/Jewish holiday traditions and see where […]

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Celebrating Beyond Borders

Immigration borders, Syrian Borders, Israeli Borders, Ebola Borders…much conversation about borders in the news these days. Happily, food travels without passport and transcends borders. We’re staying put and getting creative with transporting hints of the spice market: saffron, cinnamon, fresh mint, the heady fragrance of rose, lemon and oregano. The upcoming holiday season calendar shows […]

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