Tonight starts the Jewish holiday Rosh Hashana – literally “the head of the year.” Jews everywhere will be celebrating the start of the Jewish New Year with a celebratory meal including apples and honey, round challah – some with raisins, pomegranates, and a new fruit. It’s no secret that food is integral to Jewish celebrations, but what you may not know is just how much symbolism there is in all these foods we eat. For example, the roundness of the challah symbolize… read more »
Now that Labor Day has passed and everyone has school, football games and tailgating on his or her mind, you may be shifting gears in the kitchen to start making more fall-friendly recipes. But before you do, use the last of the summer watermelon and farmers market tomatoes to make this Nutritioulicious gazpacho.
Traditionally, gazpacho is a tomato-based soup that is served cold, but you’ll find many varieties of this Spanish soup these days. The following recipe is adapted from Food &am… read more »
This post was written by Rosemary Squires
Most colleges are already back in session and that means study groups, football games, and parties are just around the corner. While older college students have had a couple of years experience learning how to navigate the all-you-can-eat dining hall, late night pizza runs, and tailgating parties, incoming freshman might be more focused on finding their way around their new school and making new friends. But most people have heard about the dreaded “Fr… read more »