Posts Categorized: Kitchen Committee

Chanukah Sameach

It certainly feels like a lifetime passed since the High Holy Days, and Sukkot (where did Shemini Atzaret and Simchat Torah go?) We all feel like this is a changed and unsettled world since the wildfires started October 8th. All of us were affected, some more then others. What can we do, where can we… Read more »

Calling all honey cakes…

To add more sweetness to our celebration of the High Holy Days, once again we are requesting Honey cakes. Honey cake is one of our special traditions for Rosh Hashanah and we want to have plenty at Beth Ami for the holiday season, from Rosh Hashanah through Sukkot. You can make them at your convenience,… Read more »

Food and Celebrations

We travel from Passover to Shavuot in 6 short weeks and we celebrate our leaving Egypt as slaves and evolving to a people as Jews receiving the Torah. Our festivals often include clever bits of role-playing and foods to make these holidays more meaningful. For Passover we share the memories of leaving on a moments… Read more »

Shabbat Salads

What can I bring to the Shabbat morning potluck even if I don’t keep Kosher? Those who come to the Shabbat lunches after morning services know what a special time this is. We have a chance to relax and chat with visitors, old and new friends, or anyone else we want to get to know… Read more »

Hamentashen!

OVER A THOUSAND! We’re SHOUTING-out big THANK YOUs to our coordinator Ahuva Simon- Sa’ar; to our team of dough & filling contributers: Jo Anne Bressick, Lee Feinstein, Judi Hyman, Tish Levee, Barb McGee, Myrna Morse, Leanne Schy, Ahuva Simon-Sa’ar, Janet & Jeffrey Stein-Larson; and to our bakers Alexandra Abend, Anne Brown, Barb McGee, Myrna Morse, Leanne Schy, Ahuva Simon-Sa’ar, Janet &… Read more »

At the end of the year

At the end of the secular calender year, we like to take a moment to remember all of the feasts, celebrations and events that involved the Beth Ami Kitchen. If you have been looking at the kitchen calendar by the kitchen door you have seen these events that have happened and how busy we have… Read more »

Chanukah is coming

Chanukah is coming. The first candle is lit on sundown of December 6th. We have 8 days to celebrate with lighting menorahs, parties, and special foods. To help celebrate the miracle of lights we like, no…be honest…we love, to fry foods in oil. Potato latkes abound at our tables along with their cousin pancakes; parsnip, sweet… Read more »

A new year in the CBA kitchen

Donations to the CBA Kitchen We have alot of Thank Yous to make to our CBA Community. Our potlucks have been fantastic thanks to you. Members make food in the CBA kitchen to share and members bring foods to be used for our Shabbat potlucks and onegs. We have had potlucks ranging from 40-–100 people,… Read more »

Call for Honey Cake!

Adding more sweetness to our celebration of the High Holy Days: Honey cake is one of our special traditions for Rosh Hashanah and we want to have plenty at Beth Ami for the holiday season from Rosh Hashanah through Sukkot. If you want to bake a loaf or two and bring it to the synagogue… Read more »

Mashgiach class

Mashgiach class, Sunday August 23, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Calling all persons interested in donating their time and energy to the CBA kitchen. On Sunday, August 23rd, from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. there will be a mashgiach training for new kitchen volunteers. This is the only training being offered this year. There will be… Read more »