PURIM

Rethinking a famed South American cookie for Purim

Friday, February 28

Bringing new life to hamantaschen was a challenge. People are dead set on their favorite flavors like classic poppy seed and apricot. Of course, newer directions such as Nutella and rainbow funfetti are a big hit with the kids, but reinventing the grown-up hamantaschen into a decadent cookie you actually crave was very important to me. Then it hit me: alfajores!
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Fink-Clark

Thursday, February 6

MAZEL TOV – Ian Fink and Meghan Clark were married in Providence on Jan. 4. Ian is the son of Karen Fink of Providence and Mitchell Fink of Lille, France, and the grandson of the late Samuel …

Engaged

ENGAGED – Ried and Mindy Redlich of Cumberland are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Redlich, to Jason Shore, son of Steven and Marcia Shore of Simsbury, Connecticut. …

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We Are Read in Israel

We Are Read in Israel – Barry, Ellen, Mitchell and Eddye Golden of East Greenwich were in Jerusalem for the new year.

WE ARE READ IN Morocco

WE ARE READ IN Morocco –  Having said kaddish for her mother earlier during the morning service, Karen Borger (second from right) is joined at Synagogue Lazama (built in 1492) by her …

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Zucchini Baba Ganoush: Use all that summer squash for a rich dip

Thursday, August 1, 2019

By the end of the summer, I’m always looking for ways to use up all the summer squash that is inevitably overgrowing in my garden. Making a baba ganoush-like dip with zucchini is my …
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We are down, but not out

Last month, when I started my column by asking if spring would ever be the same, I had no way of knowing what that question would come to mean. When we started to put together last month’s …

Will spring be the same this year?

It’s the beginning of March and here in southern New England we are all looking forward to spring. This is our annual Home & Garden issue, because it’s around now that we’re …

Do you remember?

Welcome to February! I have many reasons to like this month. This year, I’m not sick of the weather – yet. Usually, I take a few days of vacation in February, whether it’s a …

A new decade is cause for reflection

As a new decade dawns, I was curious to look back at the past 10 years. The passage of time becomes something you are more conscious of as you age. I wrote about this last month and it’s …