Category: Holidays

My Dad’s Recipe: Norman’s Thanksgiving Cranberry Chutney

So here it is. It is almost Thanksgiving, and time to make my father’s cranberry chutney.  Chutney can be made out of almost anything, peaches, apples, apricots and usually vinegar to give it a sweet and sour taste.  This recipe…

Pumpkins are Icons of the Season

Pumpkins, pumpkins, pumpkins, it’s the fall and there are pumpkins everywhere.  Pumpkins on signs, on billboards, on TV, on farm stands, on posters for seasonal events, you can pick your own, you can paint them, you can carve them, you…

Happy Rosh Hashanah

Happy New Year to all our friends and families who celebrate Rosh Hashanah! For more information on Rosh Hashanah click here. Star of David courtesy of qwickstep.com Please help us by shopping at Amazon through this link! Thank you!

Labor Day! A Day Off, for Many!

Happy, Labor Day! This federal holiday was originally based on a number of deaths of union workers, at the hands of the US military, during a strike of organized labor.  First observed September 5, 1882 – President Grover Cleveland reconciled…

July 4th, Independence Day

Many years ago our fore fathers signed the Declaration of Independence!  This was to declare the Thirteen colonies “Free and Independent States… Absolved from all Allegiance to the British Crown.”  This was one of the biggest and significant actions ever…