The History of Latkes, and how to cook them

You don’t have to make latkes the same way every time… once you try the recipes in this pdf, you’ll wish Chanukah was longer than eight days. Here is some food history for you. When we think of latkes, we are immersed in the romantic tradition of...

Honey Cake: stories and recipes

We are reposting this honey cake article from 2020, lest these recipes sink out of sight in the list of blog posts, and our holiday baking suffers. But first, an article on the history of honey cake from Janet Stein-Larson of the kitchen Committee. The Kitchen Corner:...

Participating in Shabbat Lunches

The Kitchen Committee has been preparing lunches after Shabbat morning services. As long as COVID remains a risk, we are keeping the Shabbat lunches simple, but if you wish to add to the lunch, there are some things you can bring. Of course donations of funds to help...

Shabbat Lunches Returning

Starting June 18, we began having a simple lunch after Shabbat morning services. Seating will be in the shady breezeway. These will not be potlucks. At this time the only home-prepared items that may be brought in by people are easy to serve desserts that follow the...

Dairy Foods and Recipes for Shavuot

What is Shavuot without dairy foods? Shavuot is also known as the Festival of the First-fruit offerings. The First-fruits of Spring (dates, figs, grapes, pomegranates, olives, the last harvest of barley, and the first harvest of wheat) compose the seven species...

Passover is coming

Just like in our homes, the CBA Passover plans for the kitchen are being organized. It will be turned upside down to be cleaned of all chametz, and all the regular pots, pans, utensils, etc. will be exchanged for the the pots, pans and utensils used during Passover....