Posts Categorized: Kitchen Committee

What’s Happening in the CBA Kitchen?

Besides our usual events, this is the time of year we are busy making hamantashen for Purim and planning for Passover. The Passover plans are a major upheaval in their own right. Not only is the kitchen unavailable for it’s usual operations, but it’s been turned upside down (just like at home) to be cleaned… Read more »

Operation Hamantashen 5775

Thanks to the willing hands of Ahuva Simon-Sa’ar, Judy Stern and Janet & Jeffrey Stein-Larson there are now over 200 Hamantashen, with the traditional prune/raison filling, in our CBA freezer!!!  What are Sunday February 8th baking plans? Will it be apricot Hamantashen… or cheese Hamantashen…  ?? You are welcome to come help! Just contact us… Read more »

What’s happening in the Beth Ami Kitchen?

How about something to keep us warm for this fall & winter? We had some great soups made last year for Shabbat Potlucks and we are hoping for more again this year! Oh, and how about the baking? Besides the conversations going around about the wonderful Challah made; there has been another interesting baking topic… Read more »

What’s a Jewish holiday without food?

During September and October, the kitchen will be involved with a lot of special events for celebrating simchas and the High Holy Days and there will be a lot of planning for these events by the various planners/coordinators. Every time the kitchen is to be used, Beth Ami needs a mashgiach on hand to observe… Read more »

Holiday Food Puzzle

Our CBA Kitchen is all about food. We have foods for all types of celebrations: holidays, life cycles and special events. As we approach summer months, we realize that the Jewish holiday cycle slows down a bit, so now is a good time to reflect on the Jewish Holidays that have their traditional foods. Below… Read more »

What is a Mashgiach

What does a Mashgiach do, and why do we need one in the CBA Kitchen? How can I become a Mashgiach for CBA? Questions, questions, questions!!! Solution: Attend our workshop on… Sunday, June 23rd, 9:30 am The kitchen committee is developing a workshop for Mashgiach training. It will be presented by Rabbi Miller and will… Read more »

Shavuot and Food

The Festival of Shavuot, the Feast of the Weeks, Chag Habikkurim, the Festival of the First-fruits; all describe the festival that started with ancient agricultural origins associated with the sweetness of spring bounty that later in history shifted to the Revelation of Torah. The First-fruits of Spring being dates, figs, grapes, pomegranates and olives; the… Read more »